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
UPCOMING EVENTS

Jun
26
Wed
Halloween HiJinx @ Villa Maria College, Dining Hall
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm

Halloween is here, so break out the costumes! Come dressed to scare or impress and get ready to celebrate Halloween with all of your friends! Activities, prizes, and giveaways are in store for all AND we will have live music courtesy of DJ Hassan!

Jul
23
Tue
3D Animation Summer Camp @ Villa Maria College, Room 12
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn the process of 3D animation, no previous experience with 3D software or animation required. Students will learn everything from basic object movements to full Character Animations, as well as how to use Cameras to frame their action and to render it all out to a video file. 3D Characters are provided ready to animate so you can jump right in.

Jul
24
Wed
Filmmaking 101 Summer Camp @ Villa Maria College
Jul 24 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

In this hands-on camp, students will learn the process of making a short narrative film from concept to execution. Students will learn the basics of screenwriting, on-set production, and post-production skills including video editing and sound design. Students will work with equipment used by Digital Filmmaking students at Villa Maria, including cameras, microphones, and other basic equipment needed to complete a short film. Each student will leave the camp with a completed project of their own and will also serve as crew members on other students films.

3D Animation Summer Camp @ Villa Maria College, Room 12
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn the process of 3D animation, no previous experience with 3D software or animation required. Students will learn everything from basic object movements to full Character Animations, as well as how to use Cameras to frame their action and to render it all out to a video file. 3D Characters are provided ready to animate so you can jump right in.

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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