Villa Maria College
Villa Maria College, a coeducational institution in suburban Buffalo, is committed to preparing you for a successful future. All degree programs incorporate a liberal arts foundation, an essential ingredient for career mobility. Some programs lead directly into a career after two or four years, while others prepare you for further education in your chosen field.Villa is ever expanding its four year program offerings for seamless transfer from the associate level programs into the baccalaureate offerings.Villa's Associate degree programs include: fine arts, business administration, graphic design, interior design assistant, liberal arts-general studies, photography, physical therapist assistant, occupational therapy assistant. Villa's Bachelor's degree programs include: animation, business administration, creative writing and literature, digital filemaking, fashion design, graphic design, integrated arts, interior design, music, music industry, photography and psychology.The teacher-student relationship at Villa is one of its greatest strengths. Small class size means in-depth, person-to-person communication. Most programs include one or more internship opportunities enabling you to explore careers, develop work-related skills and gain valuable experience in the day to day work environment under the supervision of experts.
240 Pine Ridge Rd., Buffalo, NY 14225-3999
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An on-campus athletic facility is available at designated times for coed gym/swim activities.
College admitted to USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Women's: basketball, bowling, cross-country, soccer, swimming. Men's: basketball, golf, cross-country, soccer, swimming.
Clubs and Activities
Ambassadors, Helping Adults' New Dreams Succeed (HANDS), The "IN" Club (Interior Design Club), Management Club, Multicultural Club, Music Club, Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society), Photography Club, Physical Therapist Assistant Club, SKALD (An award-winning Literary Arts Magazine).
Villa Maria College’s annual literary and arts magazine Skald was awarded the 2015 National Program Directors’ Prize in the Design category from the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP).
Skald also received a 2014 Silver Crown in the College Magazine category by The Columbia Scholastic Press Association, and a Gold ADDY award from the Ad Club of Buffalo, the Western New York affiliate of the American Advertising Federation.
Enrollment for Fall 2015
25% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT/ACT Special Note: Although recommended, SAT/ACT scores are not required.
39% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
39% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||26%||n/a|
|% Hispanic / Latino||7%||n/a|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||59%||n/a|
|% American Indian / Alaskan Native||<1%||n/a|
|% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||0%||n/a|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||0%||n/a|
|% Two or more races||5%||n/a|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||1%||n/a|