Buffalo State College (Buffalo State)

Buffalo, NY

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Buffalo State College

Buffalo State College

Buffalo State College Student Essentials

Buffalo State College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bengals
Nickname: Buff State
Website: www.buffalostate.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 6,694
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 15,944
Retention Rate: 75%
Enrollment: 15,348
Year Established: 1871

About Buffalo State

Unique to Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York are its distinctive degree offerings, which feature unique blendings of fields and highly specific and broad study options.

Part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system, Buffalo State College offers over 150 undergraduate and 60 graduate programs in the arts, sciences, education, and professional studies, among others.

One of Buffalo’s more impressive degree offerings is the interdisciplinary study option. Through interdisciplinary studies, students may combine two or more fields. For example, the bachelor’s degree program in Television and Film Arts integrates Theatre Arts, Communications and English Literature.

Another interdisciplinary program is the Arts and Letters degree, which studies various forms of human creative expression through visual, literary and other modes. Buffalo State students may even design their own major through the Individualized Studies program.

Other programs of study include such distinctive and specific subject-areas as Art Conservation and Fashion and Textile Design. Buffalo State also has programs in more traditional fields of academic and professional study such as Teacher-Education, Electrical Engineering and Journalism.

Learning centers and institutes, such as the Center for China Studies, are another unique and dynamic feature of a Buffalo State education.

Student services at Buffalo State are also comprehensive and include a career center, minority services, disability support, and numerous cultural offerings such as an impressive performing arts center and an on-campus museum.

Buffalo State provides numerous sources of financial aid to eligible students, including scholarships, grants, loans and fellowships and assistantships for graduate students.

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Buffalo State Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Buffalo State College 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

It's a big campus may be the one for me. Food wasn't too bad either, but classes i have no idea what they are like but I guess I may see in the near future.


Buffalo State Map & Location

Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222


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Getting Around Buffalo State

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

5/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Buffalo, NY

Winter
Dec
36
24
Jan
31
19
Feb
33
19
Spring
Mar
42
26
Apr
55
37
May
67
47
Summer
Jun
75
57
Jul
80
62
Aug
78
61
Fall
Sep
71
53
Oct
59
43
Nov
48
34

Buffalo State Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 11,425
Freshman Class 1,490
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 15,348

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 16%
  • Caucasian: 69%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 7%
African American 16%
Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 74%
Graduate 26%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%
Women 57%
Men 43%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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