SUNY College at Buffalo is a public institution located in Buffalo, NY and provides a large number of program options for students. Enrollment at SUNY College at Buffalo exceeds twelve thousand per year.
Areas of study available at SUNY College at Buffalo include but are not limited to:
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Security And Protective Services
- Communications And Journalism
Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Most students accepted to SUNY College at Buffalo score in-between 860 to 1090 on the SAT exam. This school has an admissions rate of 44% of which only 28% chose to enroll. More information on admissions can be found at buffalostate.edu.
The tuition at this school varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay nearly $7,000 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $17,000 annually. Housing is available for students and costs around $6,600 annually. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students that are eligible by way of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
Athletic programs are available at SUNY College at Buffalo through the NCAA, allowing students to participate in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs available may include:
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division III)
- Football (NCAA Division III)
Contact information, financial aid information, areas of study offered, and more can be accessed on school's website at http://www.buffalostate.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the students Buffalo State accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at SUNY College at Buffalo is about 10,000, where graduate students make up roughly 18% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- In-State Tuition: $6,500-$7,800
- Nonresident Student Tuition: $16,000-$19,580
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $270-$320 per unit
- Out-of-State: $680-$820 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||82%||$7,576|
|Receiving Student Loans||70%||$6,409|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, SUNY College at Buffalo may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Day care for children
SUNY College at Buffalo has an overall graduation rate which is close to 49%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||25%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||20%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Art and Design Program
- Dietetics Program
- Coordinated Dietetics Program
- Graduate Teacher Education Program
- Music Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- Theatre Program
SUNY College at Buffalo is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (State University of New York Ath Conf)
- Track and Field (State University of New York Ath Conf)
- Football (Empire Eight)
- Ice Hockey
- Swimming and Diving
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by SUNY College at Buffalo by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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