Villa Maria College

240 Pine Ridge Rd - Buffalo, NY 14225
  • Region: Mid Atlantic
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Size: Very Small

At Villa Maria College, it's OK if you're still figuring out what's next. In fact, it's encouraged. Villa is a place where that kind of exploration and continual discovery has been prized since our founding in 1961. Because going to college isn't about having it all figured out - it's about inventing who you're going to become. You'll see.

Villa Maria (Buffalo, NY) offers 18 academic programs that prepare students for careers in some of today's most in-demand and highest-paying industries. This includes game design, graphic design, computer software development, digital filmmaking, physical therapy assistant (PTA), occupational therapy assistant (OTA) and more!

The College's 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio means that every student gets an individualized education - and uninterrupted access to all of the facilities and equipment they need to succeed. Ninety-nine percent of Villa students receive some form of financial aid! Our experienced financial aid counselors will work with each family to help make college affordable and attainable for all.

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About Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College is the premier student-centered institution in Western New York. What does that mean? It means we put our students first, every single day, and that everyone here has the ultimate goal of helping each of our students meet their academic, social and career goals. It means 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. It means we have a 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio, which gives our students almost unlimited access to faculty, facilities and equipment. It means that we offer academic programs, athletic programs and student life programs that give students a complete college experience, and leaves them prepared to succeed after graduation.

Mission Statement

Villa Maria College, founded by the Felician Sisters, provides students a rigorous and enriching educational experience. Offering academic programs with a broad core curriculum, the College transforms and empowers students to realize their intellectual, creative, professional, and spiritual potential. Inspired by a welcoming Catholic tradition and a dynamic Franciscan spirit, Villa Maria College offers individual attention and fosters compassion, justice, peace, respect for human dignity and a commitment to service.