The city of Buffalo is home to more than 300,000 residents and 200 years of history this location is just one of the things that makes a Buffalo State education so distinctive.
Buffalo/Niagara is New York State's second-largest metropolitan area. Here, more than one million people enjoy many of the advantages of city life: professional sports and an array of arts, cultural, and recreational activities.
Arts communities thrive near Buffalo State in Allentown and along Elmwood Avenue. On Elmwood Avenue, only minutes from campus, you'll find an eclectic mix of nightlife and distinctive restaurants, shops, boutiques, and architecture.