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Applying to Buffalo State

Acceptance Rate 67.01%
Yield 16.96%
SAT Score 980
ACT Score 21
Applicants 14,577

Applying To Buffalo State

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 67.01% at SUNY Buffalo State where a total of 14,577 students applied and 9,768 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 980 and the average ACT score is 21. It requires six items and recommends 2 articles to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to SUNY Buffalo State.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$65
Admission Informationadmissions.buffalostate.edu/
Online Applicationwww.suny.edu/Student/index.cfm
Acceptance Rate67%
Average Test Scores980 SAT / 21 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2019-2020, the acceptance rate is 67.01% where a total of 14,577 students (6,172 men and 8,405 women) have applied to Buffalo State and 9,768 (3,882 men and 5,886 women) students have been admitted to the school. Among them, 677 male and 980 female students have enrolled into Buffalo State and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 16.96%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Buffalo State
TotalMenWomen
Applicants14,5776,1728,405
Admitted9,7683,8825,886
Enrolled1,657677980
Acceptance Rate 67.01% 62.90% 70.03%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 16.96% 17.44% 16.65%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Buffalo State, 1,568 applicants (95% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 181 applicants (11%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 980 and the average ACT score is 21 at Buffalo State. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,080 and 25th percentile score is 880. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 22 and the 25th percentile score is 19. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Buffalo State.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Buffalo State
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing450540
SAT Math430540
ACT Composite1922
ACT Math00
ACT English00
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

SUNY Buffalo State requires 6 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Formal Demonstration of Competencies, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) and recommends 2 articles (High School Rank, Recommendations) to submit to their applicants. The following table summarizes the application requirements at SUNY Buffalo State
Application Requirements for Buffalo State
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at SUNY Buffalo State is Semester. SUNY Buffalo State accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that SUNY Buffalo State accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training