Take Your Talent Further

What Villa’s All About

Villa Maria College is a private, co-educational, Catholic college providing students with the premiere student-centered experience in Western New York. Students learn and grow with a culturally diverse population and culture that lives its values of truth, charity, and unity.

With a variety of academic programs to choose from, our real strength lies in our studio-based education, a 9:1 student to faculty ratio, and educators who bring their real world experience into the classroom. Our faculty consists of working artists, animators, musicians, writers and designers who all place a heavy emphasis on teaching students how to use their talents in real world experiences.

News & Updates

Department Chair Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Incoming students crowded around the Felician Hall courtyard Thursday afternoon to watch Health sciences and business chair Todd Baker take the ALS Ice bucket challenge. What they didn’t expect is the

Villa Welcomes new Vice President for Development

Villa Maria College has announced the appointment of Thomas P. Honan as its new vice president for development. Honan will oversee all development functions at the college, including fundraising, external

Professor Opens New Show at Burchfield Penney Art Center

Assistant professor Jesse Walp celebrates the opening of “Ripe” his new show at the Burchfield Penney Art Center on August 8. As part of a show involving modern craft artists,

What We’re Known For

Villa Maria College offers a number of signature programs that emphasize applied skills and internships in a nurturing and supportive environment designed to help you be successful.

Art & Design

Develop a portfolio that showcases the creative, storytelling, and communication skills important in today’s visual culture.
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Health Sciences

Get the practical skills necessary to help people. Study in our Physical Therapist Assistant or Natural Sciences programs.
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Music Industry

Dig into the technological, creative, and business aspects of audio production and recording with our award-winning faculty.
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Business

Our experienced faculty will teach you management and marketing tools, and how to apply them in the real world.
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Student Work

Villa students are always making new and exciting pieces that showcase their talents and applying their skills in practical environments.

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