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About Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Buffalo, New York. Villa Maria College was founded in 1960 and now enrolls around 596 students a year, including 596 undergrads.

As of 2021, the total market value of Villa Maria College's endowment was $1.934 million The institution spends around $18,528 for each full-time student enrolled. Villa Maria College employs one full-time professor for every 9 undergrads enrolled.

2021 Villa Maria College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 81%
Average GPA 2.6
Tuition $24,700

Villa Maria College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Villa Maria College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Villa Maria College. Around 81% of applicants get into Villa Maria College each year. Last year, 460 students applied to Villa Maria College and 371 were admitted.

Villa Maria College Waitlist 2021

Villa Maria College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Villa Maria College?

Villa Maria College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Villa Maria College, applicants must submit the following items.

Villa Maria College Application Requirements

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Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements application, financial aid forms if applying for assistance, health forms, essay, portfolio and interview for Art programs, audition for music programs
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Villa Maria College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Villa Maria College is 2.6 /4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Villa Maria College.

Does Villa Maria College Require Test Scores?

Villa Maria College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at Villa Maria College

Yes! Villa Maria College provides on-campus housing for up to 0 students.

Spring Arts Festival, Music Series, and and Fall/Spring Fest are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Villa Maria College.

Financial Aid at Villa Maria College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Villa Maria College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Villa Maria College

About 61% of students who start at Villa Maria College come back the next year. Out of the 40 students who started at Villa Maria College as first-time freshman, 13 graduate within four years.

Around 43% of students who started at Villa Maria College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Villa Maria College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 41% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $22,658 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Villa Maria College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Villa Maria College a good school for you?

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Where is Villa Maria College?

Villa Maria College is located in the suburban setting of Buffalo, New York, less than an hour from Buffalo-Niagara.

If you want to see Villa Maria College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take I-90 to Buffalo, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Buffalo Niagara International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Villa Maria College and Buffalo are like without leaving home.

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College Info

240 Pine Ridge Road Buffalo, NY 14225

Campus Setting: Suburban

Villa Maria College Application Deadline

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Villa Maria College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Villa Maria College is like? There are approximately 596 students enrolled at Villa Maria College. 82% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from NY and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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