Buffalo State College

Buffalo, NY

Buffalo State College

Buffalo, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$8,428

$18,338

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
530
25th
440
75th
530
25th
420

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,660
Declined 2,653
Total Received 13,313
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Public

8,622

undergraduate students

1,333

graduate students

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115-acre, urban campus in Buffalo (population: 258,612). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY
14222

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
530
25th
440
75th
530
25th
420

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,660
Declined 2,653
Total Received 13,313

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Other
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

78%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,933

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Room $8,506
Board $5,200
Additional fees $1,358
Books & supplies $1,038
Total $23,172
Average Financial Aid - $8,933
Total with Avg. Aid $14,239
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 716 878-4901
F: 716 878-4903
finaid@buffalostate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance ensemble

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
State University of New York Athletic Conference, New Jersey Athletic Conference, ECAC West Women's Hockey League

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textile Manufacture.
Applied Economics.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Teacher Education.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Data Analytics, General.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Ecology.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Energy Systems Technology/Technician.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Family Resource Management Studies, General.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Furniture Design and Manufacturing.
General Studies.
Geography, Other.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Graphic Communications, General.
Graphic Design.
Health Teacher Education.
Health and Wellness, General.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Engineering.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Industrial and Product Design.
Information Science/Studies.
Interior Design.
International Relations and Affairs.
Italian Language and Literature.
Jewelry Arts.
Journalism.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other.
Management Science.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Metal Arts.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Painting.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, Other.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician.
Radio and Television.
Reading Teacher Education.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Sculpture.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Systems Science and Theory.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Writing, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Communications

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

9,955

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

8,622
students

Female
57%
4,917

Male
43%
3,705

13%

1,333
students

Female
72%
963

Male
28%
370

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

7,304
students

Female
58%
4,241

Male
42%
3,063

15%

1,318
students

Female
51%
676

Male
49%
642

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
30%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

88

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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