Villa Maria College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$22,970
5.08% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$13,859
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
19.5%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
74.4%
406 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
520
86.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
25.6%
10 Graduates

About

Villa Maria College is a higher education institution located in Erie County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Villa Maria College were Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (16 degrees awarded), Graphic Design (12 degrees), and Interior Design (10 degrees).

In 2019, 122 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Villa Maria College. 74.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (93 degrees), 4.43 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Villa Maria College is $22,970, which is $10,481 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Villa Maria College is $22,970, which is $10,481 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,859.

In 2019, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,970
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Villa Maria College was $22,970. The cost of tuition at Villa Maria College is $10,481 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$13,859
2019 Value
33.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Villa Maria College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,859. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Villa Maria College grew by 33.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,000
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Villa Maria College was of $7,000 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 0.719% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Villa Maria College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.03% with respect to 2018, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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19.5%
2017 Default Rate
41
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Villa Maria College was 19.5%, which represents 41 out of the 210 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Villa Maria College received 406 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 406 applicants, 302 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.4% acceptance rate.

There were 520 students enrolled at Villa Maria College in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Villa Maria College has an overall enrollment yield of 44.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
302
Accepted Out of 406

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Villa Maria College was 74.4% (302 admissions from 406 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 74.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants stayed by 0%, while admissions declined by -0.33%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Villa Maria College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Villa Maria College has a total enrollment of 520 students. The full-time enrollment at Villa Maria College is 450 students and the part-time enrollment is 70. This means that 86.5% of students enrolled at Villa Maria College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Villa Maria College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 51.2% White, 31.2% Black or African American, 9.04% Hispanic or Latino, 5.58% Two or More Races, 1.35% Asian, 0.385% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Villa Maria College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30%), followed by White Male (18.4%) and Black or African American Female (16.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Villa Maria College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 520 students. The full-time enrollment at Villa Maria College is 450 and the part-time enrollment is 70. This means that 86.5% of students enrolled at Villa Maria College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

51%
2019 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 51%. 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
  1. White
    266
  2. Black or African American
    162
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    47

The enrolled student population at Villa Maria College is 51.2% White, 31.2% Black or African American, 9.04% Hispanic or Latino, 5.58% Two or More Races, 1.35% Asian, 0.385% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 60 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 (93 degrees awarded). There were 4.43 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Villa Maria College is Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (16 degrees awarded), followed by Graphic Design (12 degrees) and Interior Design (10 degrees).

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 (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees), and English (4 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,441,810 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (283,384 people), Other managers (274,381 people), Postsecondary teachers (237,731 people), and Medical & health services managers (190,206 people).

The most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees), English (4 degrees), Health (31 degrees), and Psychology (3 degrees).

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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, Computer hardware engineers, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees), English (4 degrees), Health (31 degrees), and Psychology (3 degrees).

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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 (1,657,723 people), Elementary & secondary schools (864,718 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (536,011 people), Outpatient care centers (383,004 people), and Offices of physicians (279,671 people).

The most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are Communication Technologies (16 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (53 degrees), English (4 degrees), Health (31 degrees), and Psychology (3 degrees).

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Degrees

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
  1. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 12 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 10 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Villa Maria College was Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects with 16 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

31
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
91
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Villa Maria College, which is 0.341 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (91).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Villa Maria College in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects, which is 1 times approximately the same the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 15 degrees were awarded to women at Villa Maria College in Physical Therapy Technician, which is 3.75 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 25% of students graduating from Villa Maria College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Villa Maria College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
  1. White
    93 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    21 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Villa Maria College is white (93 degrees awarded). There were 4.43 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (21 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    71 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    22 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Villa Maria College is white female (71 degrees awarded). There were 3.23 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (22 degrees).

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Operations

Villa Maria College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.76M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $155k (8.85%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Villa Maria College had a total salary expenditure of $9.25M. Villa Maria College employs 8 Instructors, 8 Assistant professors, and 7 Professors. Most academics at Villa Maria College are Female Professors (5), Female Associate professors(5), and Male Instructors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Villa Maria College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 21 employees, Management, with 17 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.76M
2019 Endowment
3.5%
growth from 2018

Villa Maria College has an endowment valued at about $1.76M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Villa Maria College grew 3.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.07M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $167k - Federal
  2. $19.3k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Villa Maria College received $167k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $19.3k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.39M
2019 Salaries
13.5%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Villa Maria College paid a median of $5.39M in salaries, which represents 58.3% of their overall expenditure ($9.25M) and a 13.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.59% decline from 2017 and a 12.1% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.3M
Instructional Salaries
30
Number of Employees

In 2019, Villa Maria College paid a total of $1.3M to 30 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
8 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Villa Maria College were Instructor with 8 employees; Assistant professor with 8 employees; and Assistant professor with 7 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Villa Maria College were Office and Administrative Support with 21 employees; Management with 17 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Instructor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Villa Maria College was Female Professor with 5 employees, Female Associate professor with 5 employees, and Male Instructor with 4 employees.

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