Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College is a private, Catholic college, founded in 1960 by the Felician Sisters. Located in Buffalo, NY, Villa Maria is the premiere student centered college in Western New York characterized by an unyielding commitment to student success. Offering Bachelors and Associates degrees in 18 different academic programs, Villa Maria's strength lies in studio-based education, a 9:1 student to faculty ratio, and educators who bring their real world experience into the classroom. Students learn and grow with a culturally diverse population that lives its core values instilled by the Felician Sisters. Students participate in intercollegiate athletics in eight sports as the Villa Vikings and are involved in nearly 20 clubs and organizations on campus. Villa Maria is home to the Achieve Program for Students with Learning Differences and an academic success center, which provides robust academic support for all students. For more information call 716.896.0700 or visit

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Areas of Study

Architecture and related services
Interior Design
Business, management, marketing, and related support services
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Communications technologies/technicians and support services
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians
Graphic Communications
Early Childhood Education/Special Education Birth-2
Education, General
Education, Other
English language and literature/letters
Creative Writing
Health professions and related clinical sciences
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
Physical Therapy
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies, and humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies, and Humanities
Multi/interdisciplinary studies
Natural Sciences
Psychology, General
Visual and performing arts
Arts Administration: Fine Arts
Design and Applied Arts
Digital Media and Animation
Film/Video and Photographic Arts
Fine and Studio Art
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Visual and Performing Arts, Other