Buffalo State College

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world rank  1190

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University Overview

Established in 1871, Buffalo State College is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Buffalo (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Buffalo State College (SUNY Buffalo) is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Buffalo State College (SUNY Buffalo) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 149 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym SUNY Buffalo
Founded 1871
Motto Believe. Inspire. Achieve.
Colours Burnt orange, purple, light gray and dark gray

University Location

Address 1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo (population range: 250,000-499,999)
14222 New York
United States
T +1 (716) 878 4000
F +1 (716) 878 3039

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Moot Hall 110
Buffalo 14222
+1 (716) 878 4017

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Buffalo State College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Library Association ALA-Committee on Accreditation
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics-Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics ACEND
  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Weigel Health Center
  • Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration ACPHA
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications ACEJMC
  • American Alliance of Museums Burchfield Penney Art Center
  • Association of Technology-Management-and Applied Engineering ATMAE
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology CAA
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation CIDA
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission ETAC
  • Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission FEPAC
  • International Association of Counseling Services Counseling Center
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design NASAD
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre NAST
  • New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Accreditation Council University Police Department

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State University of New York (SUNY) System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020