SUNY Buffalo State Rankings

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In the World#5342 of 14178
In North America#1432 of 2629
In the United States#1354 of 2528
In New York State#126 of 221
In Buffalo#4 of 7

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
67%
Average SAT
980
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
7,647
Graduates
1,011
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate

SUNY Buffalo State Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%63%70%
Applicants14,5776,1728,405
Admissions9,7683,8825,886
Freshmen enrolled full time1,648673975
Freshmen enrolled part time945

2,029 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

264 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,568 or 95%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 880
or below

75% of them
had 1080
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in SUNY Buffalo State are 880-1080 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
181 or 11%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in SUNY Buffalo State are 19-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4192 (49%)
Black or African American2537 (29%)
Hispanic1087 (13%)
Asian356 (4%)
Two or more races319 (4%)
Nonresident Alien118 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native14 (0.2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown13 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,052
Students receiving aid
94%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,070$11,310
Tuition in-state$7,070$11,310
Tuition out-of-state$16,980$23,100
Fee in-district$1,402$833
Fee in-state$1,402$833
Fee out-of-state$1,402$833

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,627
Combined charge for room and board$14,220
Room charge$8,340
Meal charge$5,880

SUNY Buffalo State Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General219
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other177
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies1442
General Studies114
Elementary Education and Teaching6429
Psychology, General75
Information Science & Studies73
Family Resource Management Studies, General73
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication676
Social Work69
Health and Wellness, General60
Hospitality Administration & Management, General56
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist3124
Economics, General47
Sociology46
Biology & Biological Sciences, General327
History, General323
English Language and Literature, General287
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician34
Curriculum and Instruction29
Early Childhood Education and Teaching28
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology & Technician27
Reading Teacher Education27
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management26
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs25
Dietetics & Dietitian24
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration24
Journalism23
Industrial Technology & Technician22
Systems Science and Theory21
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician20
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General20
Music Teacher Education910
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching18
Art & Art Studies, General17
Art History, Criticism and Conservation710
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other17
Mathematics, General115
Special Education and Teaching, General15
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs14
Political Science and Government, General13
Technology Teacher Education & Industrial Arts Teacher Education49
English & Language Arts Teacher Education93
Radio and Television12
Graphic Communications, General12
Mathematics Teacher Education48
Industrial Engineering12
Forensic Science and Technology92
Interior Design11
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs11
Museology & Museum Studies11
Writing, General10
Anthropology10
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education9
Art Teacher Education63
Geology & Earth Science, General8
Music, General7
International Relations and Affairs7
Philosophy7
Applied Economics7
Educational & Instructional Technology7
Geography5
Social Studies Teacher Education5
Painting5
Physics, General4
Spanish Language and Literature4
Urban Studies & Affairs4
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education4
Chemistry, General3
Sculpture2
Applied Mathematics, General2
Geography, Other2
Metal and Jewelry Arts2
Photography2
Ecology2
Physics Teacher Education1
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics1
Design and Visual Communications, General1
Grand Total1,679549
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%37%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 58%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,936
Citations
29,958

Publication count by topic

Psychology
374
History
194
Biology
173
Chemistry
139
Sociology
126
Medicine
106
Mathematics
94
Computer science
87
Materials science
83
Environmental science
80
Political science
71
Engineering
58
Geography
58
Art
48
Economics
46
Business
45
Geology
32
Philosophy
25
Physics
18

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History542445
Psychology107210,303
Sociology11101,573
Political science1405426
Economics14561,386
Geology1478863
Environmental science15721,637
Philosophy159026
Art159422
Geography1917438
Business2134529
Biology21634,622
Mathematics2529863
Chemistry27042,222
Medicine27341,371
Computer science3090685
Engineering3106258
Materials science3413430
Physics3437119

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901741
19911453
19921042
19932540
1994774
19953082
19961683
19972279
199830124
199921141
200026197
200134231
200227273
200346349
200435376
200541480
200650579
200763714
200860845
2009921048
2010851285
2011781499
2012991820
20131202045
20141282090
2015992342
20161032223
2017842198
2018892140
2019962439
2020812498

General info

Alternative namesBuffalo State
WikipediaBuffalo State College
Total FTE staff1,393
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, New York, 14222
United States
City population261,000
Phone7168784000