Villa Maria College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$20,830

3.99% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,307

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

16.2%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

80.7%

460 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

596

82.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

37.5%

15 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 Graphic Design (12 degrees awarded), Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (9 degrees), and Music Management (7 degrees).

In 2017, 107 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Villa Maria College. 68.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (80 degrees), 5.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Villa Maria College is $20,830, which is $7,940 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Villa Maria College is $20,830, which is $7,940 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,307.

In 2017, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 82% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,830

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Villa Maria College was $20,830. The cost of tuition at Villa Maria College is $7,940 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$11,307

2017 Value

2.43%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Villa Maria College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,307. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Villa Maria College grew by 2.43%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,920

Room and Board

$1,050

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Villa Maria College was of $6,920 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,050. The cost of room and board increased by 0.29% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Villa Maria College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 3.23% with respect to 2016, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

16.2%

2016 Default Rate

34

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Villa Maria College was 16.2%, which represents 34 out of the 210 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Villa Maria College received 460 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 31.1% annual growth. Out of those 460 applicants, 371 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.7% acceptance rate.

There were 596 students enrolled at Villa Maria College in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Villa Maria College has an overall enrollment yield of 35.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

371

Accepted Out of 460

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Villa Maria College was 80.7% (371 admissions from 460 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 84.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 31.1%, while admissions grew by 24.9%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Villa Maria College has a total enrollment of 596 students. The full-time enrollment at Villa Maria College is 490 students and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 82.2% of students enrolled at Villa Maria College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Villa Maria College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53% White, 32.9% Black or African American, 6.04% Hispanic or Latino, 5.37% Two or More Races, 1.51% Asian, 0.503% 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 majority White Female (35.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (17.1%) and Black or African American Female (16.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Villa Maria College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 596 students. The full-time enrollment at Villa Maria College is 490 and the part-time enrollment is 106. This means that 82.2% of students enrolled at Villa Maria College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

2017 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 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), 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

    316

  2. Black or African American

    196

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    36

The enrolled student population at Villa Maria College is 53% White, 32.9% Black or African American, 6.04% Hispanic or Latino, 5.37% Two or More Races, 1.51% Asian, 0.503% 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 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 39 more women than men received degrees from Villa Maria College. The majority of degree recipients at Villa Maria College are white (80 degrees awarded). There were 5.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Villa Maria College is Graphic Design (12 degrees awarded), followed by Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, & Special Effects (9 degrees) and Music Management (7 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 (9 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (43 degrees), and English (3 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 (1,328,398 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (337,404 people), Other managers (198,008 people), Postsecondary teachers (185,588 people), and Medical & health services managers (149,589 people).

The most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are Communication Technologies (9 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (43 degrees), English (3 degrees), Health (40 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Public relations specialists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are Communication Technologies (9 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (43 degrees), English (3 degrees), Health (40 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 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 (1,511,090 people), Elementary & secondary schools (679,974 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (381,898 people), Outpatient care centers (224,325 people), and Offices of physicians (210,108 people).

The most specialized majors at Villa Maria College are Communication Technologies (9 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (43 degrees), English (3 degrees), Health (40 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (6 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.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Villa Maria College was Graphic Design with 12 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 34

  2. 73

In 2017, 34 degrees were awarded to men at Villa Maria College, which is 0.466 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (73).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 11 degrees were awarded to men at Villa Maria College in Physical Therapy Technician, which is 0.5 times less than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Villa Maria College in Physical Therapy Technician, which is 2 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%

100% Completion Time

33%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 19% of students graduating from Villa Maria College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 33% 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.

White Male

Highest Graduation Rate (83.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Villa Maria College is Male and White (83.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    80 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Villa Maria College is white (80 degrees awarded). There were 5.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14 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

    58 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Villa Maria College is white female (58 degrees awarded). There were 2.64 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 $1.74M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.04k (0.232%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Villa Maria College had a total salary expenditure of $9.09M. Villa Maria College employs 11 Assistant professors, 9 Instructors, and 8 Professors. Most academics at Villa Maria College are Female Assistant professors (6), Male Instructors(5), and Male Assistant professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Villa Maria College are: Management, with 22 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 9 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.74M

2017 Endowment

9.86%

decline from 2016

Villa Maria College has an endowment valued at about $1.74M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Villa Maria College declined 9.86% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.27M 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. $555k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Villa Maria College received $555k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$5.03M

2017 Salaries

12.1%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Villa Maria College paid a median of $5.03M in salaries, which represents 55.3% of their overall expenditure ($9.09M) and a 12.1% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.71% growth from 2015 and a 11.6% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.6M

Instructional Salaries

32

Number of Employees

In 2017, Villa Maria College paid a total of $1.6M to 32 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

11 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

22 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Villa Maria College were Assistant professor with 11 employees; Instructor with 9 employees; and Instructor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Villa Maria College were Management with 22 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Instructor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Villa Maria College was Female Assistant professor with 6 employees, Male Instructor with 5 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 5 employees.

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