Check out our viewbook—It's Buffalo State at a glance!
Read our Economic and Cultural Impact Report—Our numbers speak for themselves!
State University of New York
City of Buffalo
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; numerous professional organizations for specific academic programs [more.]
Carnegie Master’s L institution
Dr. Howard Cohen
1,220 full time
615 part time
48 faculty members have been awarded the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and seven have been honored as SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professors
88 percent of all classes have fewer than 40 students
Classes for undergraduate majors usually have between 12 and 15 students
$5,870 annual (in state)
$15,320 annual (out of state)
$11,288 room and board
* costs subject to change
$9,870 annual (in state)
$18,350 annual (out of state)
$683.28 annual fees
* Costs subject to change. Visit the Student Accounts Office website for latest updates.
84 percent of undergraduates receive financial aid
$12,248 average award package
46 percent (First-time freshmen)
NCAA Division III
8 men's and 11 women's varsity sports
More than 100,000 alumni living throughout the world; more than 57,000 in Western New York
169 undergraduate programs with 11 honors options
65 graduate programs, including 19 postbaccalaureate teacher certification programs
Programs not available at any other SUNY institution:
Through the SUNY Research Foundation, Buffalo State receives more grants and research support than all SUNY comprehensive colleges combined. Many of our faculty members conduct applied research that makes a direct and immediate impact in the Buffalo Niagara community.
Each year, hundreds of undergraduate students gain hands-on experience in their fields by partnering with faculty members on research projects.
In addition, Buffalo State is a leader in human services research and training.
For first-year and undeclared students, University College is an "academic home.” By removing obstacles to student success, reaching across disciplines, and engaging students, University College helps students feel connected to the campus community. It provides support programs and opportunities including professional tutoring, the Writing Help Center, study abroad, and learning communities—all designed to foster student success.