Where Talent Takes You

Villa is a small, private, catholic college that offers a variety of bachelors and associate degrees in a supportive, student-centered environment.

What Villa’s All About

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

With a variety of academic programs, our real strength lies in our studio-based education, a 8:1 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.

For more information, contact us today at (716) 961-1805

2017 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration @ Villa Maria College, Recital Hall
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come join Student Life as they celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with dancing, music, cultural education, and more! Sponsored by the Office of Student Life.

Career Conversation Series: Explore @ Villa Maria College, Room L50
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Career Conversations workshops are designed to help you build vital career development skills. Join us for a series of workshops on topics related to career exploration and preparation for that ever important job search. This workshop explores identifying personal skills and utilizing College Central Network. 

Presented by Blythe Kaczmarczyk, Director of Career Development and Judy Piskun, Director of Experiential Learning.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to Benefit Villa Maria College Cheerleading @ Villa Maria College, Dining Hall
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Villa’s cheerleaders will be hosting their first-ever fundraiser on campus to help raise money for the team! Come and grab a spaghetti dinner to show your support of Villa’s very own Viking Cheerleaders! Meals are $12 for the general public and $10 for Villa students and senior citizens. Entry includes a plate of ziti with sauce, a meatball, and a salad. We will also have pop and water. You can either enjoy the food here on campus in the dining hall or we can box it up for you to take home! There will also be a 50/50 raffle (need not be present to win).

*Cash or check only* THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Art Gallery: “The Villa Connection: Current/Former Art Faculty from the Gerald Mead Collection” @ Villa Maria College, Paul William Beltz Family Art Gallery
Sep 22 – Oct 27 all-day

This exhibition selected from the extensive collection of Gerald Mead, a noted Buffalo artist and educator, consists of artworks in all media by artists affiliated with Villa Maria College as art faculty or advisors since 1975.

Artists featured in the show include: Charles Agel, Francisco Amaya, Roberley Bell, Mike Bosworth, Diane Bush, Kyle Butler, Daniel Calleri, George Campos, Brian Duffy, Frank Duffy, Jim Goodrich, Amy Greenan, Richard Huntington, Molly Jarboe, Eric Jensen, Lin Xia Jiang, Jim Jipson, Becky Koenig, Les Krims, Bethany Krull, Mark Lavatelli, Andrea Mancuso, Kelly McFadden, Patrick Mills, David Mitchell, Michael Morgulis, Ann Muntges, Jan Nagle, Gary Nickard, Carlos Nisita, James Pappas, Barbara Rowe, Don Scheller, Victor Shanchuk, Jeff Sherven, Laura Snyder, Mark Snyder, Chris Stangler, Elizabeth Switzer, Andrew Topolski, Kurt Treeby, Jesse Walp, Adam Weekley, and Sara Zak.

The exhibit will run from September 22 October 27, 2017. Please join us for an Opening Reception on September 22 from 6 PM-9PM.

Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 AM-12:00 AM
Friday: 7:30 AM-7:30 PM | Saturday: 11:00 AM-7:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM-6:00 PM

See where your talent can take you!

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.

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