Villa Maria College

Buffalo, NY
University Website: www.villa.edu
Apply Online: www.villa.edu/apply.html
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Villa Maria College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Buffalo, New York specializing in music and the arts. It was founded in 1961 by the Felician Sisters.

Villa Maria offers nine baccalaureate degrees in the areas of Animation, Creative Writing & Literature, Fashion Design and Merchandising, Integrated Arts, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Music, Music Business, and Photography. The College also offers ten associate degree programs in the areas of Business Management, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Liberal Arts, Music, Music Business, Natural Science, Photography, and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Physical Therapist Assistant program is the only one of its kind in Erie County.

The College's mission reads as follows:

"Villa Maria College, founded by the Felician Sisters, provides students a rigorous and enriching educational experience. Offering academic programs with a broad core curriculum, the College transforms and empowers students to realize their intellectual, professional, creative and spiritual potential. Inspired by a welcoming Catholic tradition and a dynamic Franciscan spirit, the College offers individual attention and fosters compassion, justice, peace, respect for human dignity and a commitment to service."

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,000.00 avg tuition

240 Pine Ridge Rd
Buffalo, NY 14225-3999
(716) 896-0700

Apply online Admissions:
www.villa.edu/admission.html
Financial Aid:
www.villa.edu/financial_aid.html

Areas of Study:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Villa Maria College

Statistics:
Applied 306
Admitted 215 70%
Enrolled total 91
Full Time: 84
Part Time 7
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 68%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Villa Maria College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $16,000.00 $16,000.00 $16,000.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $800.00 $800.00 $800.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $530.00 $530.00 $530.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $7,200.00 $1,900.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $1,500.00 $1,900.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 96%
Percent receiving grant aid 83%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,794.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 88%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,563.00

Villa Maria College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Programming/Programmer, General X
EDUCATION
Teacher Assistant/Aide X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant X
Pre-Chiropractic Studies X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Commercial and Advertising Art X X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X X

Scholarships for Students in New York

Name Amount Deadline
Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study $2,000 February 28, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Christiansen-Roller-White Founders' Scholarship Up to $5,000 February 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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