SUNY Buffalo State

Acceptance Rate 67 %
SAT Average 980
Tuition & Fees $18,338
Student Population 9,118
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,307

Academic Overview

SUNY Buffalo State Campus, Buffalo, NY
SUNY Buffalo State is a public, 4 or more 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 2021 tuition & fees are $8,428 for New York residents and $18,338 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 9,118 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 67% and the graduation rate is 46% 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of SUNY Buffalo State are $8,428 for New York residents and $18,338 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $12,115 for in-state students and $23,905 for out-of-state students.
SUNY Buffalo State 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Buffalo State. The acceptance rate of Buffalo State is 67% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17%. The average graduation rate is 46% and the transfer-out rate is 36%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,307 and 75% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,118 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for SUNY Buffalo State is 67 %.
Graduation Rate for SUNY Buffalo State is 46 %
Transfer-out Rate for SUNY Buffalo State is 36 %
Retention Rate for SUNY Buffalo State is 61 %
Student Population for SUNY Buffalo State is 9,118
Student to Faculty Rate for SUNY Buffalo State is 15 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,307 at SUNY Buffalo State.

Offered Degrees

Buffalo State offers 187 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 certificate220
Bachelor's Degree890
Post Bachelor's Degree60
Master's Degree562
Post Master's Degree141

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