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

Exam Week – Fall 2019 Semester @ Villa Maria College
Dec 9 – Dec 13 all-day
Final Day of Classes – Fall 2019 Semester @ Villa Maria College
Dec 9 all-day
Blessing of Brains @ Villa Maria College, Library Lobby
Dec 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Joins us for a semester-ending “blessing of brains” in preparation for final exams. The event begins at 3:30 pm in the lobby of the library. The brief blessing ceremony will be followed by a free pizza meal for all participants. All are welcome!

Advent Prayer Service @ Villa Maria College, Lobby
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Please join us for a brief Advent Prayer Service in the college lobby at 11 am on Tuesday, December 10. This a great way to continue this period of waiting for the birth of our Savior. All are welcome!

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.

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Villa empowers students to realize their full potential, not just academically but personally too. Learn well in the classroom. ⁠

Do good in the world. Be a part of something bigger!

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We'll see you in the Dining Hall from 11am to 1pm today. 🎁 Come and celebrate the Holiday Season at the final event for the Fall semester! ...

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Our experienced faculty members bring their real world experience into the classroom, and spend time teaching students how to apply their talents to the real world. ...

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We love hearing feedback like this. We can't wait till you're here, Sandra! 🎓⁠

Contact our admissions team today to Visit Villa and tour the College. You’re always welcome on our small, friendly campus!

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Our programs will prepare you to enter a variety of health care settings, including hospitals, private practices, community health centers, nursing homes, sports facilities, rehabilitation centers and pediatric centers.⁠

Villa provides the foundation you need to work in diverse clinical settings.

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Support one of five specific projects for which the College is currently raising money:⁠

• The scholarship fund⁠
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• Athletics⁠
• Student emergency fund⁠
• General college fund⁠


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College isn’t about having it all figured out. It’s about figuring it out. At Villa, the possibilities for your collegiate experience are endless! ...

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In the Villa Animation Program, you’ll have access to cutting edge studios with the latest software and equipment to let your talent and imagination take you anywhere. ...

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The Fine Arts Program at Villa gives you the freedom to explore. 🎨Students have the opportunity to explore courses in drawing, design, painting, printmaking, photography and three-dimensional design. ...

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Villa Maria College will be closed for its #Thanksgiving Break. There are no classes for students November 27, 28, and 29th, and classes resume December 2. Enjoy your Thanksgiving! 🦃 ...

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Visit Villa today! Admissions events give prospective and new students the opportunity to learn more about what it’s like to be a part of the Villa Maria College community.⁠

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🎮Level up in the ONLY Game Design program in Buffalo! Learn in an environment that will challenge your creativity and open doors to strengths you didn’t know you had. ...

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Villa’s Achieve Program was designed to to help students with learning differences transition from high school into college. 📚⁠

Our specially-trained staff works with each student to assess their individual needs and to help them develop the skills necessary to succeed both academically and socially in college, with a focus on preparing students for life after graduation.

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TONIGHT! 🏀Cheer on Villa Vikings Basketball in a double-header against Bryant & Stratton. The women's game starts at 5pm and the men's game follows at 6:30pm! ⁠

Go Vikings! @villavikings 📣

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And we are so thrilled you are here, Elizabeth! We can't wait to see what you do during your time at Villa! ⭐ ...

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Wherever your interests lie, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to forge friendships, enjoy new experiences, and make a home for yourself at Villa! ...

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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. Come see for yourself at Villa!⁠

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Each year, BN360 highlights 12 up-and-coming young professionals who strive for professional growth and development, care for their community, and are passionate about the future of the Buffalo Niagara region. ⁠

Our very own, Jesse Walp, was selected as the Spotlight Professional for November 2019. Congratulations!⁠


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Music is powerful. It makes us listen, think and feel. If you count beats in your sleep, or dream of producing music, you may want to consider an education in Music or Music Industry! Bring your love for music and your passion for creating it to Villa. 🎵⁠

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