SUNY Buffalo State Overview

Student population

Address1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY
School Websitesuny.buffalostate.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

SUNY Buffalo State is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Buffalo, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is post-master's certificate. In the 2019 academic year, 15,781 students applied to SUNY Buffalo State. Of those students, 9,550 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in SUNY Buffalo State was $6,870, in addition to fees of $1,340. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend SUNY Buffalo State.

SUNY Buffalo State has a 48% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

SUNY Buffalo State Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The SUNY Buffalo State acceptance rate is 61%. To put this into perspective, 9,550 of the 15,781 students who applied to SUNY Buffalo State in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in SUNY Buffalo State is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into SUNY Buffalo State had an SAT score between the range of 860 and 1,040. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for SUNY Buffalo State was between NaN and NaN in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to SUNY Buffalo State as part of their application.

SUNY Buffalo State Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At SUNY Buffalo State, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,870. Combined with fees of $1,340, room and board costs of $13,890, other expenses of $2,708 and the $1,038 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $17,990 in tuition.

Students at SUNY Buffalo State are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at SUNY Buffalo State was $4,798 last year, with 67% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

SUNY Buffalo State Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to SUNY Buffalo State.

SUNY Buffalo State has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New York residents; in fact, 98% of all students reside in New York. However, 1% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at SUNY Buffalo State is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

SUNY Buffalo State Popular Majors and Programs

EDUCATION
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
PSYCHOLOGY
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

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