Villa Maria College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,930
4.98% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$14,576
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
8.37%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
78.2%
500 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
465
86.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
36.3%
41 Graduates

About

Villa Maria College is a higher education institution located in Erie County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Villa Maria College were Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (21 degrees awarded), Interior Design (11 degrees), and Graphic Design (7 degrees).

In 2022, 90 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Villa Maria College. 67.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (55 degrees), 2.89 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Villa Maria College is $25,930, which is $13,966 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Villa Maria College is $25,930, which is $13,966 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,576.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Villa Maria College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$25,930
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Villa Maria College was $25,930. The cost of tuition at Villa Maria College is $13,966 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$14,576
2022 Value
4.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Villa Maria College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,576. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Villa Maria College grew by 4.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,550
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at Villa Maria College was of $6,550 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Villa Maria College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.02% with respect to 2021, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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8.37%
2019 Default Rate
19
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Villa Maria College was 8.37%, which represents 19 out of the 227 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Villa Maria College received 500 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 62.9% annual growth. Out of those 500 applicants, 391 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78.2% acceptance rate.

There were 465 students enrolled at Villa Maria College in 2022. 6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Villa Maria College has an overall enrollment yield of 25.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
391
Accepted Out of 500

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Villa Maria College was 78.2% (391 admissions from 500 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 75.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 62.9%, while admissions grew by 68.5%..

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SAT Scores

6%
Submission Percentage (2022)
6
Scores Submitted (2022)

6% of enrolled first-time students at Villa Maria College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Villa Maria College had a total enrollment of 465 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Villa Maria College is 403 students and the part-time enrollment is 62. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Villa Maria College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Villa Maria College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 44.9% White, 32% Black or African American, 9.68% Hispanic or Latino, 8.39% Two or More Races, 3.44% Asian, and 0.215% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Villa Maria College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (25.6%), followed by Black or African American Male (18.4%) and White Male (18.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Villa Maria College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 465 students. The full-time enrollment at Villa Maria College is 403 and the part-time enrollment is 62. This means that 86.7% of students enrolled at Villa Maria College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Villa Maria College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Villa Maria College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    209 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    149 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    45 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Villa Maria College is 44.9% White, 32% Black or African American, 9.68% Hispanic or Latino, 8.39% Two or More Races, 3.44% Asian, and 0.215% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 32 more women than men received degrees from Villa Maria College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Villa Maria College is white (55 degrees awarded). There were 2.89 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Villa Maria College is Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (21 degrees awarded), followed by Interior Design (11 degrees) and Graphic Design (7 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Villa Maria College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (42 degrees), and Health (15 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are Registered nurses (1,539,999 people), Accountants & auditors (1,071,356 people), Other managers (880,822 people), Financial managers (523,097 people), and Chief executives & legislators (433,691 people).

The most specialized majors at Villa Maria College in 2022 are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (42 degrees), Health (15 degrees), Psychology (2 degrees), and Business (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are Surgeons, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (42 degrees), Health (15 degrees), Psychology (2 degrees), and Business (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,984,209 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,160,129 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (719,933 people), Computer Systems Design (638,975 people), and Banking & related activities (528,328 people).

The most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (42 degrees), Health (15 degrees), Psychology (2 degrees), and Business (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Villa Maria College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 21 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 7 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Villa Maria College was Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects with 21 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

29
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
61
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Villa Maria College, which is 0.475 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (61).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 6 degrees were awarded to men at Villa Maria College in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects, which is 0.4 times less than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Villa Maria College in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects, which is 2.5 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 23% of students graduating from Villa Maria College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (78.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Villa Maria College is Male and White (78.6% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    55 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Villa Maria College is white (55 degrees awarded). There were 2.89 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (19 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    36 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Villa Maria College is white female (36 degrees awarded). There were 1.89 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (19 degrees).

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Operations

Villa Maria College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−15.5%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Villa Maria College had a total salary expenditure of 10.6M. Villa Maria College employs 10 Instructors, 10 Associate professors and 8 Assistant professors. Most academics at Villa Maria College are Female Instructor (7), Male Associate professor (6), and Female Assistant professor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Villa Maria College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 14 employees, Management, with 8 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

Endowment

$1.9M
2022 Endowment
15.7%
decline from 2021

Villa Maria College has an endowment valued at about $1.9M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Villa Maria College declined 15.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.8M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$4.7M
2022 Salaries
4.91%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Villa Maria College paid a median of $4.7M in salaries, which represents 44.4% of their overall expenditure ($10.6M) and a 4.91% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.73M
Instructional Salaries
34
Number of Employees

In 2022, Villa Maria College paid a total of $1.73M to 34 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
14 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Villa Maria College were Instructor with 10 employees, Associate professor with 10 employees, and Assistant professor with 8 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Villa Maria College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees, Management with 8 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Villa Maria College was Female Instructor with 7 employees, Male Associate professor with 6 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 5 employees.

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