SUNY Buffalo State

Acceptance Rate 84.54 %
SAT Average 1,045
2023 Tuition & Fees $18,396
Student Population 7,173
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,289

Academic Overview

SUNY Buffalo State Campus, Buffalo, NY
SUNY Buffalo State is a public, four-years institute located in Buffalo, New York. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $8,485 for New York residents and $18,396 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 7,173 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 84.54% and the graduation rate is 41% last year.
The salary after graduation from SUNY Buffalo State varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $42,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Buffalo State's tuition & fees is $8,485 for New York residents and $18,396 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $12,157 for in-state students and $23,947 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Buffalo State. The acceptance rate of Buffalo State is 84.54% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 13.19%. The average graduation rate is 41% and the transfer-out rate is 38%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,289 and 81% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 7,173 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for SUNY Buffalo State is 84.54 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for SUNY Buffalo State is 41 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for SUNY Buffalo State is 38 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for SUNY Buffalo State is 48 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for SUNY Buffalo State is 7,173
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for SUNY Buffalo State is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,289 at SUNY Buffalo State.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
Online Applicationwww.suny.edu/Student/index.cfm
Financial Aidfinancialaid.buffalostate.edu/
Net Price Calculatorfinancialaid.buffalostate.edu/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitioninclusion.buffalostate.edu/veterans-and-military-services-0
Disability Servicedisabilityservices.buffalostate.edu/

Offered Degrees

Buffalo State offers 209 major programs through online and on-site education where 3 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate280
Bachelor's Degree940
Post Bachelor's Degree90
Master's Degree622
Post Master's Degree161

Special Learning Opportunities

SUNY Buffalo State offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,559)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,714)

Veterans Benefits

SUNY Buffalo State has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges