Villa Maria College

Buffalo, NY

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Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Student Essentials

Villa Maria College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Viking
Website: www.villa.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $17,600
Out-of-State Tuition: $17,600
Retention Rate: 70%
Enrollment: 527
Year Established: 1960

About Villa Maria College

Grounded in the Catholic and Franciscan tradition, the Villa Marie College in Buffalo, New York, provides a two-year, career-directed education that addresses students’ intellectual, vocational, and spiritual needs. Founded by the Felician Sisters, the college integrates Christian values into its programs.

The school specializes in the arts and music, offering many unique degrees like:

  • Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Animation, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, and more
  • Bachelor’s of Arts in Music
  • Bachelor’s of Science in the Music Industry
  • Associate’s degrees in Jazz, Music Business, Photography, and more

All classrooms are technologically advanced studios, allowing students to receive an education in a professional environment. Class sizes are small with an average student to teacher ratio of 12:1, providing students with individualized attention.

Any student who earns a bachelor’s degree from Villa Marie or any other accredited institution may pursue a second bachelor’s degree, with acceptable credits from the first degree applying to the second.

Internships are offered for every curriculum, providing students with many applied learning opportunities.

To provide a more traditional college life, housing is available at the Collegiate Village, a campus community located just two miles from Villa Marie with daily shuttle service to the campus.

Financial aid is available to eligible students, as are a number of merit-based scholarships.

Villa Maria College Map & Location

Villa Maria College
240 Pine Ridge Rd
Buffalo, NY 14225


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Getting Around Villa Maria College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

4/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Buffalo, NY

Winter
Dec
36
24
Jan
31
19
Feb
33
19
Spring
Mar
42
26
Apr
55
37
May
67
47
Summer
Jun
75
57
Jul
80
62
Aug
78
61
Fall
Sep
71
53
Oct
59
43
Nov
48
34

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 527
Freshman Class 75
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 527

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 17%
  • Caucasian: 73%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 4%
African American 17%
Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 92%
Part-Time 8%
Women 62%
Men 38%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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