Villa Maria College Buffalo

Overview of Villa Maria College Buffalo

Villa Maria College Buffalo is found in Buffalo, NY. Buffalo is a small city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Roman Catholic identity. Villa Maria College Buffalo is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Bachelor's degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Villa Maria College Buffalo is known for its programs in art studies, fine arts, media, photography and commercial art.

Villa Maria College Buffalo Selectivity

The school accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.


Villa Maria College Buffalo maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

Students numbered 455 in 2007-2008 at the school.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Villa Maria College Buffalo

Villa Maria College Buffalo
240 Pine Ridge Rd
Buffalo , NY 14225-3999
General Phone: (716) 896-0700

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Villa Maria College Buffalo Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Photography and Commercial Art33commercial art
Therapy and Counseling15physical therapist assistant
Art Studies12visual and performing arts
Education and Teaching11teacher aide
Media11photo and film tech
Liberal Arts9liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management8business management
Fine Arts6fine arts
Hospitality0hospitality administration
Office and Administration0administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering0computer programming
Medicine0medical preparatory

Number of programs and degrees for Villa Maria College Buffalo in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree9912
Bachelor's degree61

Villa Maria College Buffalo Student Body

In 2007-2008, Villa Maria College Buffalo had a total enrollment of 455 students (453 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 35%
20-21 17%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York100%

Villa Maria College Buffalo Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 17 %

Villa Maria College Buffalo Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Buffalo, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Villa Maria College Buffalo Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 13,990
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,990
Books and supplies $ 2,700

Financial Aid:
Villa Maria College Buffalo participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 289600)

Villa Maria College Buffalo Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1516

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$40,6131*
Associate professoracademic year2*5$44,675
Assistant professoracademic year2*0*
Instructoracademic year8$36,27810$37,233
All faculty totalacademic year15$38,71516$39,551

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Villa Maria College Buffalo Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Villa Maria College Buffalo Highlights

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What Sets Villa Maria College Buffalo Apart:

% of degrees in art studies
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% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Villa Maria College Buffalo % of degrees in photography and commercial art
% of degrees in education and teaching
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 10%Villa Maria College Buffalo % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Villa Maria College Buffalo % of degrees in fine arts
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Villa Maria College Buffalo Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in media
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Villa Maria College Buffalo % of degrees in media

checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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