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Colleges / Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College

Buffalo, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate78%

Villa Maria College Admissions

Villa Maria College is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Villa Maria College is 78%. Out of 505 applications received in 2023, 396 students were offered admission.

Reach out to Villa Maria College's admissions department for more information on applying.

Villa Maria College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Villa Maria College's admissions stats.

Villa Maria College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.6
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Villa Maria College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Villa Maria College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Villa Maria College?

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

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Villa Maria College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Villa Maria College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Villa Maria College

Wondering what factors are considered by Villa Maria College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Talent/Ability Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Interview Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Villa Maria College for more information on admission factors.

Villa Maria College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Villa Maria College, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Villa Maria College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
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
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Villa Maria College?

Students admitted to Villa Maria College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.6.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

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

More Information on Transferring to Villa Maria College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Villa Maria College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Villa Maria College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Villa Maria College Admissions FAQs

Does Villa Maria College accept transfer credits?

✅ Villa Maria College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Villa Maria College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Villa Maria College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Villa Maria College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Villa Maria College?

✅ Villa Maria College is not test optional.

What is Villa Maria College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Villa Maria College is 78%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Villa Maria College?

❌ Villa Maria College does not offer early decision.

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Villa Maria College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Villa Maria College? Villa Maria College is a somewhat selective institution. The Villa Maria College acceptance rate is 78%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.


Villa Maria College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Villa Maria College is Continuous processing.

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Villa Maria College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Villa Maria College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Villa Maria College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.61. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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