Financial Solutions
for Real Life Students
At Villa, we're committed to working with you every step of the way
to help you afford your college education.


Investing in College is a Major Life Choice

College is one of the best investments you can make in yourself. Sure, you want a good education, but there are a lot of other factors to consider as you search for your perfect school: academic quality, job placement outcomes, mission and values, and whether or not the school has the right atmosphere for you to succeed. At Villa, we offer students all this and more. We’ll work with students and their families on an individual basis to make paying for college a reality. With 96% of our student body receiving grants or scholarships, and 99% receiving some form of financial aid, you don’t have to make your choice based on cost!

If you want to attend college, we’ll work with you to make it happen.

Learn more about what makes Villa Maria College the premiere student-centered institution in Western New York.

New York State's Excelsior Program
is Not Designed for Real Life

Did you know there’s no guarantee that the Excelsior Scholarship will continue year after year? It only covers tuition, so you’ll still have to pay for room and board, textbooks, transportation, and more? Excelsior requires you to live in NYS for at least 4 years after graduation, even if you can’t find a job in your field? It can become a loan if you fail to meet any of its stringent conditions at any time, for any reason. There’s only enough funding for 5% of applicants to actually receive the scholarship? There are better, less restrictive ways to fund your college education than relying on a ‘scholarship’ that may force you into attending a college that doesn’t meet your needs,

Learn More About the Value of a Villa Education

Villa’s five cornerstones of quality demonstrate why Villa is able to provide you with an education that you won’t find anywhere else. Click the button below to read more.

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