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For the Viking in All of Us

Inside each of us, there is a will to explore and create change for the better—for ourselves and for others.

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Power for Good.

At Villa Maria College that’s been our way for more than 60 years, from our beginnings as a teacher-training center for Felician Sisters in the 1960s through today, having emerged as a small-but-mighty, four-year co-ed college that transforms students into professionals.

Purposefully, our growth has never been for the sake of growth alone. We have always shared a vision for someday. Villa Maria College’s track record of transformations, both institutional and individual, is driven by the values, resiliency, and faith held by many like-minded people—people like you—who believe someday can be today.

Opportunity without compromise.


of students qualifying for federal pell grants, double the percentage of most other local private colleges


in institutional financial aid, cutting tuition costs by 40%


in the North for Social Mobility, according to US News & World Report Best Colleges


of Vikings receive Villa-funded grants or scholarships


invested in student success in the last 5 years


of Vikings choose to stay in Buffalo after graduation so an investment in Villa is an investment in Buffalo

Help Make Someday Today.

Your commitment is an invaluable part of Villa Maria’s community of support—it makes it possible for our plans for the future to start right now.

Focused Giving

Specify how you’d like your gift invested and make certain your support directly reflects what’s most important to you, from academic programs to special initiatives.


We envision a Villa education that’s accessible to all inspired to grow here. From the classroom to the stage to the playing field, help us realize that vision by supporting Villa Maria College scholarship programs.

Estate Giving

From charitable trusts and gift annuity trusts to life insurance and outright bequests, there are powerful ways to make a gift to Villa part of your estate planning.

Annual Campaign

Yearly contributions help us strategically invest and build strength in whatever areas need it most.

If you have creative ideas for new ways to invest in the Villa experience, we welcome support of every kind. To make a gift, get in touch with the Villa Maria College Development Office at 716-961-1823.

Development Office.

Vice President of Development
Mary Robinson

[email protected]

Special Events and Facility Rental Coordinator
Tracy Rozler

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