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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend SUNY Buffalo State.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at SUNY Buffalo State. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend SUNY Buffalo State and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend SUNY Buffalo State in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at SUNY Buffalo State.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at SUNY Buffalo State – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at SUNY Buffalo State and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at SUNY Buffalo State finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at SUNY Buffalo State.


SUNY Buffalo State

Founded in 1871 as a school focused on the preparation of teachers, SUNY Buffalo State is now the largest comprehensive four-year college in the State University of New York system. Offering more than 170 undergraduate programs and 65 graduate programs spanning the arts, education, the sciences, and professional studies, Buffalo State annually enrolls nearly 11,000 students who choose the college for its broad array of high-quality academic programs; diverse and creative environment; hands-on internship, undergraduate research, and service-learning opportunities; affordable tuition; and prime location in Buffalo’s cultural corridor.

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Living in the Bengals Community

As a public college with a public purpose, Buffalo State is committed to providing leadership, guidance, and resources to the Western New York region. The college is dedicated to engaging in community partnerships that enhance the quality of life for a diverse population in Buffalo and the larger community.


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At Buffalo State, students take a hands-on approach to learning. After graduation, our alumni use the tools established both inside and outside the classroom to build successful, rewarding lives. This instills an active sense of service in our 100,000 living alumni, more than half of whom reside in the 12 counties of Western New York. In turn, our alumni connect with current students to offer valuable internship and service-learning experiences that strengthen the Buffalo State network.