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.

Information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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
UPCOMING EVENTS

Aug
19
Wed
Lunchtime Live with Student Life! @ Zoom - Info to be sent out via Facebook and Teams
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Every two weeks, join DJ for Lunchtime Live where he hosts a series of gameshows for students to compete in!

Aug
20
Thu
Villa Success Roundtable Series for Transfer Students @ Villa Maria College, Student Success Center, Library, L50
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

All incoming Fall 2020 transfer students are invited to attend the Villa Success Roundtable Series. Your admissions counselor will help you RSVP! This day will help you as you transition to a new college and be successful as you become a Villa Viking!

Aug
21
Fri
Villa Success Roundtable Series @ Villa Maria College, Student Success Center, L50
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

All incoming Fall 2020 students are invited to attend the Villa Success Roundtable Series. Your admissions counselor will help you RSVP! This day will help you become more confident and prepared to attend your classes in the fall.

Aug
26
Wed
Set Sail on your Villa Viking Voyage! @ Zoom
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Are you a new student at Villa Maria College for the Fall? Want to learn more about what it means to be a Villa Viking? Set sail with the Orientation Leaders as they introduce you to your very own Villa Viking Voyage! Learn more about the college, what to expect as a Viking, and be on the lookout for giveaways and games to kick off the semester! Join orientation via Zoom at this link: https://villa.zoom.us/j/92085838584

See where your talent can take you!

You’re always welcome on our small, friendly campus!

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.

Recent News

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If your passion for music and business are inseparably intertwined, Villa’s Music Industry program can help you forge your path!⁠ ⁠ 🎼 Our faculty can work with you to develop your skills and choose a career path within the multi-faucets of the music industry, such as recording or business.

If your passion for music and business are inseparably intertwined, Villa’s Music Industry program can help you forge your path!⁠

🎼 Our faculty can work with you to develop your skills and choose a career path within the multi-faucets of the music industry, such as recording or business.
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One of the best ways to stay healthy is to wash your hands often! Villa has upgraded all of its restrooms to include touchless fixtures. Wash with soap and water for 20 seconds whenever necessary. 👐⁠ ⁠ Can’t get to a sink? Use one of the hand sanitizer dispenser stations that have been added in around campus. #VikingsStayingSafe

One of the best ways to stay healthy is to wash your hands often! Villa has upgraded all of its restrooms to include touchless fixtures. Wash with soap and water for 20 seconds whenever necessary. 👐⁠

Can’t get to a sink? Use one of the hand sanitizer dispenser stations that have been added in around campus. #VikingsStayingSafe
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Students in Digital Media and Communication will learn to use digital media professionally to market themselves, an idea or a business. 💻 They analyze and apply storytelling principles to create compelling online content — in text and multimedia.

Students in Digital Media and Communication will learn to use digital media professionally to market themselves, an idea or a business. 💻 They analyze and apply storytelling principles to create compelling online content — in text and multimedia. ...

Physical distancing is in effect at Villa Maria College!⁠ ⁠ Whenever possible, keep at least 6 feet between you and all other people. Don’t worry – we’ll have posters and floor markers all around campus to help remind you to keep your distance. #VikingsStayingSafe

Physical distancing is in effect at Villa Maria College!⁠

Whenever possible, keep at least 6 feet between you and all other people. Don’t worry – we’ll have posters and floor markers all around campus to help remind you to keep your distance. #VikingsStayingSafe
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The Liberal Arts program is designed to help you transfer into a variety of different bachelor degree programs. If you choose to enter the working world after graduation, employment opportunities exist in every type of organization!

The Liberal Arts program is designed to help you transfer into a variety of different bachelor degree programs. If you choose to enter the working world after graduation, employment opportunities exist in every type of organization! ...

All members of the Villa community will receive a *free* Villa Vikings face mask. Facial coverings must be worn while you’re on campus. We might not love them, but they help all of us stay healthy. #VikingsStayingSafe

All members of the Villa community will receive a *free* Villa Vikings face mask. Facial coverings must be worn while you’re on campus. We might not love them, but they help all of us stay healthy. #VikingsStayingSafe ...

Fall classes start August 31 and tons of safety measures have been put in place to help keep you safe. In a lot of ways, this semester will be like nothing we’ve ever seen before. But we’re a strong community and we will prevail! ⁠ ⁠ Things are going to feel different, but Villa will always be the same welcoming, supportive place you can call home. #VikingsStayingSafe

Fall classes start August 31 and tons of safety measures have been put in place to help keep you safe. In a lot of ways, this semester will be like nothing we’ve ever seen before. But we’re a strong community and we will prevail! ⁠

Things are going to feel different, but Villa will always be the same welcoming, supportive place you can call home. #VikingsStayingSafe
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View the details of the new process, which is now in effect. 👇🏽⁠ ⁠ “Now, more than ever, it’s critical for high school graduates to pursue their college ambitions,” Dr. Giordano said. “In this new post-pandemic economy, a college degree will be absolutely vital to securing quality employment. Stay the course!”

View the details of the new process, which is now in effect. 👇🏽⁠

“Now, more than ever, it’s critical for high school graduates to pursue their college ambitions,” Dr. Giordano said. “In this new post-pandemic economy, a college degree will be absolutely vital to securing quality employment. Stay the course!”
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Join Student Life every other Wednesday, as we check-in to see how your summer is going! ☕ Let's catch up, play fun games and enjoy a coffee together.

Join Student Life every other Wednesday, as we check-in to see how your summer is going! ☕ Let's catch up, play fun games and enjoy a coffee together. ...

Mayor Byron Brown announced that a film and television production studio will be built on Buffalo’s West Side this Fall. 🎥 “Buffalo is a destination for filmmakers, people want to come here and make movies,” said Robert Halmi. ⁠ ⁠ We can't think of a better time to enroll in WNY’s only BFA program in Digital Filmmaking!

Mayor Byron Brown announced that a film and television production studio will be built on Buffalo’s West Side this Fall. 🎥 “Buffalo is a destination for filmmakers, people want to come here and make movies,” said Robert Halmi. ⁠

We can't think of a better time to enroll in WNY’s only BFA program in Digital Filmmaking!
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The work animators do is everywhere – from movies and TV to the internet, video games and advertising. 🎮⁠ ⁠ When you’re ready to graduate, our program is on the list of approved animation programs at Sony Pictures Imageworks!

The work animators do is everywhere – from movies and TV to the internet, video games and advertising. 🎮⁠

When you’re ready to graduate, our program is on the list of approved animation programs at Sony Pictures Imageworks!
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According to the AAF Buffalo, this award was given to Julie her lifetime achievement, outstanding service and original creative thinking that is sure to propel the advertising industry in Buffalo forward for years to come.⁠ ⁠ 11 students from Villa also walked away with a total of 8 awards at the 2020 ADDY Awards! 🏆⁠ ⁠ 👇🏽 See all the winners here! #Linkin.bio

According to the AAF Buffalo, this award was given to Julie her lifetime achievement, outstanding service and original creative thinking that is sure to propel the advertising industry in Buffalo forward for years to come.⁠

11 students from Villa also walked away with a total of 8 awards at the 2020 ADDY Awards! 🏆⁠

👇🏽 See all the winners here! #Linkin.bio
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This week, Dr. Giordano discusses the benefits of attending college now, in the middle of a pandemic. #Linkin.bio for the President's latest weekly message.⁠ ⁠ #collegebound #collegesearch #VillaMariaCollege #VillaisWhere⁠

This week, Dr. Giordano discusses the benefits of attending college now, in the middle of a pandemic. #Linkin.bio for the President's latest weekly message.⁠

#collegebound #collegesearch #VillaMariaCollege #VillaisWhere⁠
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Our 8:1 student to faculty ratio means you will get the personal attention you need to let your talent grow while bridging the gap between education and practice with practical experience from internships!⁠ ⁠ #interiordesign #collegebound #collegesearch #VillaMariaCollege #VillaisWhere⁠ ⁠

Our 8:1 student to faculty ratio means you will get the personal attention you need to let your talent grow while bridging the gap between education and practice with practical experience from internships!⁠

#interiordesign #collegebound #collegesearch #VillaMariaCollege #VillaisWhere⁠
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At Villa, we prioritize the “hands-on” part of a PTA student’s experience, giving you an advantage over other candidates when you’re competing for a job.⁠ ⁠ #PTA #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapyassistant #collegebound #collegesearch #VillaMariaCollege #VillaisWhere⁠

At Villa, we prioritize the “hands-on” part of a PTA student’s experience, giving you an advantage over other candidates when you’re competing for a job.⁠

#PTA #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapyassistant #collegebound #collegesearch #VillaMariaCollege #VillaisWhere⁠
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As social distancing continues, Villa Maria College has announced that it plans to run 8 virtual summer camps. High school students in the Western New York area and beyond are invited to participate in any number of the four-day long camps.⁠ ⁠ View Summer Camps! 🙂 #Linkin.bio or villa.edu/summercamps

As social distancing continues, Villa Maria College has announced that it plans to run 8 virtual summer camps. High school students in the Western New York area and beyond are invited to participate in any number of the four-day long camps.⁠

View Summer Camps! 🙂 #Linkin.bio or villa.edu/summercamps
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Villa empowers students to realize their full potential, not just academically but personally too. When you come to Villa Maria College, learn about all of your opportunities – extracurriculars, student clubs, study abroad programs, academic minors and more!⁠ ⁠ Be a part of something bigger. 🌟 #VillaisHome

Villa empowers students to realize their full potential, not just academically but personally too. When you come to Villa Maria College, learn about all of your opportunities – extracurriculars, student clubs, study abroad programs, academic minors and more!⁠

Be a part of something bigger. 🌟 #VillaisHome
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Hear Markisha's thoughts on Villa's Interior Design program at https://www.villa.edu/villa-is-home/. We love that she was able to take what she learned in the classroom and apply it in a practical setting!⁠ ⁠ #Linkin.bio #VillaisWhere #VillaisHome #wnycollege #interiordesign #artstudent

Hear Markisha's thoughts on Villa's Interior Design program at https://www.villa.edu/villa-is-home/. We love that she was able to take what she learned in the classroom and apply it in a practical setting!⁠

#Linkin.bio #VillaisWhere #VillaisHome #wnycollege #interiordesign #artstudent
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Photography, graphic design, production, sound, lighting and more… Master every stage of the digital filmmaking process at Villa!⁠ ⁠ #DigitalFilmmaking #Filmmaking #WNYcolleges #VillaisWhere

Photography, graphic design, production, sound, lighting and more… Master every stage of the digital filmmaking process at Villa!⁠

#DigitalFilmmaking #Filmmaking #WNYcolleges #VillaisWhere
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Join us on Wednesdays at 12pm this summer to develop mindfulness, reduce stress, and improve wellbeing. ☀️⁠ ⁠ View our event calendar or contact Jasmine Price at (716) 961-1802 to sign up!

Join us on Wednesdays at 12pm this summer to develop mindfulness, reduce stress, and improve wellbeing. ☀️⁠

View our event calendar or contact Jasmine Price at (716) 961-1802 to sign up!
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