Villa Maria College
- Villa Maria College is a private, Catholic college, founded in 1960 by the Felician Sisters. Located in Buffalo, NY, Villa Maria is the premiere student centered college in Western New York characterized by an unyielding commitment to student success. Offering Bachelors and Associates degrees in 18 different academic programs, Villa Maria`s strength lies in its studio-based education, a 9:1 student to faculty ratio, and educators who bring their real world experience into the classroom. Students learn and grow with a culturally diverse population that lives its core values instilled by the Felician Sisters. Students participate in intercollegiate athletics in eight sports as the Villa Vikings and are involved in nearly 20 clubs and organizations on campus. Villa Maria is home to the Achieve Program for Students with Learning Differences, and an academic success center, which provides robust academic support for all students. For more information call 716.896.0700 or visit www.villa.edu.
Upcoming Events and News:
- The Columbia Scholastic Press Association Awards SKALD 2018 a Silver Medal - 09/13/2018 - SKALD, Villa Maria College's art and literary publication received a silver medal from the The Columbia Scholastic Press Association in its first round of judging.
- Villa Maria College Finishes with One of the Lowest Student Debt Figures Among All Private School in the US - 08/29/2018 - Villa`s Class of 2017 has one of the lowest average student debt figures in the New York State and for all private institutions in the country. Within New York State, Villa Maria College ranked #11. Among all private schools, Villa Maria College ranked #70 amo...more
- Animation Program Hosts Annual Showcase at North Park Theatre - 05/16/2018 - On Saturday, May 12, 2018 Villa`s junior and senior animation students gathered at Hertel Avenue`s North Park Theatre to screen the work they`ve created during their 3 and 4 years at the College. The day began with Buffalo`s first screening of The Velvet Under...more
- 2018 Honors Convocation Awardees - 05/04/2018 - Honor Convocation is an annual event at which we celebrate our students` academic achievements. This year`s Convocation was held on April 26, 2018.Eighteen students were recognized as outstanding in their major, for presenting at this year`s Symposium and rece...more
- Distinguished Interior Design Students of the Year Selected at the Program’s Annual Student Exhibition - 04/30/2018 - Villa`s Interior Design program hosted a reception in honor of its annual Student Exhibition, which opened on April 13. Special recognition was offered to three students, who were named this year`s Distinguished Students of the Year. The work of 15 students wa...more
- The teacher population of 88 teachers has grown by 51% over five years.
|Villa Maria College||(NY) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||4 or more years||At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs|
|Institution Control||Private, non-profit||Private, non-profit|
|Total Faculty||88 staff||81 staff|
|Total Enrollment||545 students||1,701 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1||28:1|
|# Full-Time Students||441 students||1,163 students|
|# Part-Time Students||104 students||538 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan|
|% Two or more races|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$28,500||$35,300|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, SoccerBasketball, Bowling,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||18 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Animation Club, Campus Ministry Club, Drama Appreciation Club, EASE, Fashion Club, Gamers Guild, Graphic Design Club, IN Club, Music Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Photovisions, Pride!, PTA Club, Say Yes to Success, Spirit Club, The Love Project, The Writers Circle, Villa Volunteers
- The nearest community college to Villa Maria College is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo (4.5 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 800 students | 4.50 Mi465 Main Street, Suite 400
Buffalo,  NY  14203
- 12,733 students | 4.60 Mi121 Ellicott St
Buffalo,  NY  14203
- 1,467 students | 5.00 Mi360 Choate Ave
Buffalo,  NY  14220
- 356 students | 7.80 Mi3650 Millersport Highway
Getzville,  NY  14068
- 561 students | 8.90 MiSterling Park - 200 Redtail Rd.
Orchard Park,  NY  14127