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SUNY Buffalo State

Buffalo, NY, USA
3.34 Average Rating

Founded in 1871, SUNY Buffalo State is a public school in Buffalo and the largest 4-year college in the State University of New York System. SUNY Buffalo State is home to schools of Arts & Humanities, Education, the Professions, and Sciences, and is the only college in the SUNY system to offer programs such as Art Conservation, Fashion and Textile Technology, and Wood/Furniture Design. The university was also the first school in the world to grant a Master’s of Science degree in creativity. In addition to classroom facilities, Buff State hosts a 24-foot planetarium and several research centers including the Great Lakes Center and the Center for Development of Human Services. Located in Buffalo’s museum district, Buffalo State provides access to attractions such as the Buffalo History Museum and Albright-Knox Art Gallery.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major city
In-State Students
98%
Out-Of-State Students
1%
0
100
61%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision January 3, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
9,118
Total Number of Undergrads
8,082
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
30%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
48%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,024
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,472
Out-of-State Tuition
$18,382
0
100
46%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
84%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,069
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
117
Size of Town
Major city
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Buffalo
New York
Rochester
Washington
Syracuse
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.34 Average Rating
Buffalo State is very diverse. They have a really great program for my major and I love the fact thats in the middle of the city and surrounded by art.
Aleeah from Buffalo, NY
Buffalo State College is a good school. This is a school that I am proud to attend.
Patrice from Brooklyn, NY

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