Villa Maria College

240 Pine Ridge Rd, Buffalo
NY, 14225-3999
Tel: (716)896-0700
411 students
Private not-for-profit

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Villa Maria College is a private, coeducational, Catholic institution founded by the Felician Sisters in the Franciscan spirit. Through career-directed associate and baccalaureate degree programs integrated with liberal arts education and field experience, the College educates students for employment and transfer to other educational institutions.
School Highlights:
Villa Maria College serves 411 students (77% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Villa Maria College is one of 7 community colleges within Erie County, NY.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo (4.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Villa Maria College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 411 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 60% over five years.
Total Enrollment
411 students
1,283 students
Villa Maria College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
318 students
832 students
Villa Maria College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 93 students
1,021 students
Villa Maria College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Villa Maria College sch enrollment Villa Maria College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Villa Maria College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Villa Maria College Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
9%
12%
Villa Maria College Black (2006-2012)
% White
90%
66%
Villa Maria College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Villa Maria College More (2008-2012)
Villa Maria College sch ethnicity Villa Maria College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.18 0.45
Villa Maria College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,600 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,600 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,600 $5,845
Villa Maria College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,600 $10,047
Villa Maria College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 81%
78%
Villa Maria College Percent Admitted (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Villa Maria College is Western New York's premier private college for both traditional and non-traditional students. Based in the Catholic and Franciscan tradition, Villa Maria College provides a holistic approach to higher education, addressing each student's intellectual, vocational, and spiritual needs. Villa offers two-year degrees in Business Management, Early Childhood Education, Education Studies, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Jazz, Liberal Arts, Music, Music Business, Photography, and Physical Therapist Assistant. Our suburban campus, located just outside Buffalo, New York, in the community of Cheektowaga, is safe and easy to find. There's plenty of parking, and the four main buildings are interconnected, so there's no long hikes outdoors between buildings unless of course you want to enjoy the beautiful, tree-lined grounds. Nestled between Lakes Erie and Ontario, Buffalo, is home to rich and varied cultural entertainment and an abundance of high-spirited activities that can be enjoyed any time of year. Villa Maria College provides excellent facilities, an extremely talented and dedicated faculty and support-based services for our students. Year after year, Villa graduates are entering the workforce fully prepared and having success along their career path. We also believe strongly in providing continuing education for practicing career professionals who may wish to upgrade their individual skill level and knowledge base. Villa Maria College has computer labs accross it's campus which offer a variety of state-of-the-art hardware and software. In addition to the two student acces computer labs on the first floor, there are newly installed labs in the library, Photography Department, Graphics Department, and the Music Department. The Music Department features a new digital recording studio.

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Did You Know?
For Erie County, NY public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,246 per year for in-state students and $13,196 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,115 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Erie County, NY is 88%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Erie County, NY community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Erie County, NY is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.