SUNY Buffalo State: Ranking & Review

Buffalo
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United States
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World
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519286670
Top 40%

SUNY Buffalo State Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%55%59%
Applicants14,6596,5358,124
Admissions8,4383,6224,816
Enrolled undergraduates1,806808998
Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,5164,0055,511

2,280 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

239 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,607
Percent of students submitting SAT scores89%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
495
Math
480

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores0
Percent of students submitting ACT scores0%

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

SUNY Buffalo State Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$25,208$34,858
Off-campus$25,208$34,858
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,486 and other expenses per full academic year.

SUNY Buffalo State provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,612 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$6,670$16,320
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,306$1,306
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$278$680
Tuition for Full-time graduates$10,870$22,210
Fees for full-time graduates$759$759
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$453$925

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Education144188332
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services26023283
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies208208
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1648172
Social Sciences13110141
Health Professions and Related Programs9927126
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities124124
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs113113
Psychology100100
Visual and Performing Arts891099
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields7878
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences6666
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services6161
Public Administration and Social Service Professions5555
English Language and Literature & Letters50454
Biological and Biomedical Sciences371350
History38240
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services3838
Physical Sciences3333
Mathematics and Statistics101121
Philosophy and Religious Studies55
Engineering44
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics33
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total1,6985082,206

A total of 1,698 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at SUNY Buffalo State.

At the master's level 508 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate47%41%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

General info

Alternative namesBuffalo State
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,417
Instructional FTE521
Research FTE4
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitesuny.buffalostate.edu
Address1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, New York, 14222
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population261,000
Phone7168784000