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

Sep
28
Mon
Mobile Blood Drive with Connect Life @ Villa Maria College, Parking Lot Outside Dining Hall
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Connect Life will be hosting a mobile blood drive on campus! You can pre-register or talk with someone on the mobile unit to set up an appointment.

Sep
29
Tue
Managing Transitions Workshop @ Care Center & Zoom
Sep 29 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

This workshop is structured to help students learn about challenges and barriers that may arise as you transition from High School to College. Gain support from others experiencing similar feelings in a safe, comfortable, confidential environment.

Mentor Kickoff! @ Villa Maria College
Sep 29 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Are you new to the Mentor program and want to meet up with your mentor? Look no further! Come to our Mentor Kickoff event and meet your mentor/mentee and participate in a variety of activities to get to know each other!

Managing Transitions Workshop @ Care Center & Zoom
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This workshop is structured to help students learn about challenges and barriers that may arise as you transition from High School to College. Gain support from others experiencing similar feelings in a safe, comfortable, confidential environment.

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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📢📢 STUDENT TAKEOVER 📢📢⁠ ⁠ Hi everyone! My name is Juana Penzing and for Hispanic heritage month, I am going to show you what a day as a Villa Maria College student looks like for me! ⁠ ⁠ I am graduating this semester with a bachelor's degree in business and a concentration in marketing. When I’m not at school you can find me either at work where I’m a sales lead manager for a retail company, hanging out with friends, or shopping! ⁠ ⁠ For fun, I also blog on my Instagram all things fashion/beauty related! If you want to get a little more gist of who I am, my profile page is @juana_penzing. Otherwise, I can't wait to show you around tomorrow!

📢📢 STUDENT TAKEOVER 📢📢⁠

Hi everyone! My name is Juana Penzing and for Hispanic heritage month, I am going to show you what a day as a Villa Maria College student looks like for me! ⁠

I am graduating this semester with a bachelor's degree in business and a concentration in marketing. When I’m not at school you can find me either at work where I’m a sales lead manager for a retail company, hanging out with friends, or shopping! ⁠

For fun, I also blog on my Instagram all things fashion/beauty related! If you want to get a little more gist of who I am, my profile page is @juana_penzing. Otherwise, I can't wait to show you around tomorrow!
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Join Student Life as the annual Fall Fest event returns to campus on Thursday, October 1st in the Dining Hall. See you there!

Join Student Life as the annual Fall Fest event returns to campus on Thursday, October 1st in the Dining Hall. See you there! ...

Fall is on the way and what an exciting time it is on Villa's campus. 🍃🍁🍂 View our upcoming events! #Linkin.bio

Fall is on the way and what an exciting time it is on Villa's campus. 🍃🍁🍂 View our upcoming events! #Linkin.bio ...

We are so grateful for the efforts of the Villa Maria community.

We are so grateful for the efforts of the Villa Maria community. ...

One thing's for sure in 2020, we couldn't be happier to see your smiling faces on campus again!⁠ ⁠ Please remember, masks must be worn in shared spaces. Stay safe, Vikings.

One thing's for sure in 2020, we couldn't be happier to see your smiling faces on campus again!⁠

Please remember, masks must be worn in shared spaces. Stay safe, Vikings.
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With a rigorous set of health and safety measures in place, the College will resume face-to-face instruction with reduced class sizes and robust hybrid support.⁠ ⁠ Read more! 👇🏼

With a rigorous set of health and safety measures in place, the College will resume face-to-face instruction with reduced class sizes and robust hybrid support.⁠

Read more! 👇🏼
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The Liberal Arts program gives you the freedom to construct individualized programs of study with a strong foundation in the humanities and social sciences. ⁠ ⁠ Select from a variety of electives in diverse academic areas to create an associate degree program tailored to your interests and long-term career goals.

The Liberal Arts program gives you the freedom to construct individualized programs of study with a strong foundation in the humanities and social sciences. ⁠

Select from a variety of electives in diverse academic areas to create an associate degree program tailored to your interests and long-term career goals.
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Our Fine Arts program is the only two-year program of its kind in Erie County and is an excellent program for students who wish to explore the many aspects of the visual arts. 🎨⁠ ⁠ Learn more today! #Linkin.bio.

Our Fine Arts program is the only two-year program of its kind in Erie County and is an excellent program for students who wish to explore the many aspects of the visual arts. 🎨⁠

Learn more today! #Linkin.bio.
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Villa Maria College offers a flexible hybrid learning environment. We are prepared to shift to a fully online learning environment if circumstances require it. 💻⁠ ⁠ In addition, students will be lent or given technology to complete their classes seamlessly for the fall semester.

Villa Maria College offers a flexible hybrid learning environment. We are prepared to shift to a fully online learning environment if circumstances require it. 💻⁠

In addition, students will be lent or given technology to complete their classes seamlessly for the fall semester.
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DJ Schier, Director Of Student Affairs at Villa Maria College, shares what makes Life as a Viking so special. See for yourself what Villa has to offer!

DJ Schier, Director Of Student Affairs at Villa Maria College, shares what makes Life as a Viking so special. See for yourself what Villa has to offer! ...

Do you want to have fun, make friends, and boost your resume? Joining a club can help you achieve all of those! 🙂⁠ ⁠ Scope out the clubs at Villa Maria College and learn how to join them tomorrow at our Virtual Club Fair!

Do you want to have fun, make friends, and boost your resume? Joining a club can help you achieve all of those! 🙂⁠

Scope out the clubs at Villa Maria College and learn how to join them tomorrow at our Virtual Club Fair!
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Learn to make strategic decisions and confidently lead by mastering the basics of business. 📈 As part of Villa’s Business Administration program, you’ll study the core business functions, like accounting, marketing, economics, human resources, management, statistics, and operations.

Learn to make strategic decisions and confidently lead by mastering the basics of business. 📈 As part of Villa’s Business Administration program, you’ll study the core business functions, like accounting, marketing, economics, human resources, management, statistics, and operations. ...

You may have noticed some tents around campus with Villa staff and faculty welcoming you back! ⁠ ⁠ You must check-in with someone at these tents your first time coming to campus. We will be distributing masks, lanyards, ID Holders, and plenty of information to help you stay informed.

You may have noticed some tents around campus with Villa staff and faculty welcoming you back! ⁠

You must check-in with someone at these tents your first time coming to campus. We will be distributing masks, lanyards, ID Holders, and plenty of information to help you stay informed.
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Welcome to the very first day of the Fall 2020 semester at Villa Maria College. 📚 Our technology is ready, campus is ready, and our faculty and staff are ready to help support you every step of the way. ⁠ ⁠ 📜 This semester is going down in history, Vikings! Let's make it count.

Welcome to the very first day of the Fall 2020 semester at Villa Maria College. 📚 Our technology is ready, campus is ready, and our faculty and staff are ready to help support you every step of the way. ⁠

📜 This semester is going down in history, Vikings! Let's make it count.
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The Fall 2020 Semester begins tomorrow. 👌🏽 We know it will be different, but we also know how creative, smart and supportive our entire community is. If anyone can do this, it's the Villa Vikings.

The Fall 2020 Semester begins tomorrow. 👌🏽 We know it will be different, but we also know how creative, smart and supportive our entire community is. If anyone can do this, it's the Villa Vikings. ...

We’re inviting students, faculty, and alumni—all the people who call Villa Maria College home—to share glimpses of the ways Villa has shaped who they are and who they’ll become. 💙💚💛⁠ ⁠ #Linkin.bio

We’re inviting students, faculty, and alumni—all the people who call Villa Maria College home—to share glimpses of the ways Villa has shaped who they are and who they’ll become. 💙💚💛⁠

#Linkin.bio
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✌🏼 days to go, Vikings! ⁠ ⁠ Take this weekend to relax and get ready to rock this semester! You can do this, and we'll all be here to help. 💻 See you Monday!

✌🏼 days to go, Vikings! ⁠

Take this weekend to relax and get ready to rock this semester! You can do this, and we'll all be here to help. 💻 See you Monday!
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Whether you need a tutor – or are looking for an opportunity to get involved, we’ve got you covered at Villa Maria College. Here’s a quick look at some of the services we provide for all our students, free of charge! 👇🏼

Whether you need a tutor – or are looking for an opportunity to get involved, we’ve got you covered at Villa Maria College. Here’s a quick look at some of the services we provide for all our students, free of charge! 👇🏼 ...

The Fall 2020 semester starts in just 3️⃣ days! Faculty & staff will spend the next few days putting the final touches on our first-ever planned hybrid semester. ⁠ ⁠ We're here for you, Vikings, no matter what the next few months throw our way.

The Fall 2020 semester starts in just 3️⃣ days! Faculty & staff will spend the next few days putting the final touches on our first-ever planned hybrid semester. ⁠

We're here for you, Vikings, no matter what the next few months throw our way.
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Kick off the Fall 2020 semester at Villa's Welcome Week! ☺️ Every day during the first week of classes, Student Life will be hosting an event each day full of fun, activities, and giveaways. We can't wait to see you there!

Kick off the Fall 2020 semester at Villa's Welcome Week! ☺️ Every day during the first week of classes, Student Life will be hosting an event each day full of fun, activities, and giveaways. We can't wait to see you there! ...

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