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Buffalo State College

Buffalo, NY

Buffalo State College, founded in 1867, is a public college of arts and sciences and part of the State University of New York system. Its 115-acre urban campus is located in Buffalo.

Web Sitewww.buffalostate.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students9,731
   Women5,511 (56.6%)
   Men4,220 (43.4%)
Graduate Students1,483

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate46% of 11,856 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.15
SAT Math486 average
440-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading479 average
430-520 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing461 average
410-500 range of middle 50%
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $21,508
Out-of-state: $30,958
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,022
Out-of-state: $16,472
Room and Board
$11,486
Average Percent of Need Met16%
Average Freshman Award$9,240
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$16,900

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
412
Regular Class SizeNot reported

CAMPUS LIFE

Buffalo Population292,648
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing47% of freshmen, 23% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotBengals
Sororities1% of women participate
Fraternities1% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.1% Asian
18.2% Black/African-American
8.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.8% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students1.2% from 18 countries
First-Year Students Returning74.4%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
22.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
62%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
37%
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 2.80 2.95 498 498 475 23
Low 1.51 2.00 310 260 350 20
High 3.65 3.60 710 730 630 26
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Buffalo State is only about 18 miles from Niagara Falls State Park.

• Buffalo State's Great Lakes Center has its own fleet of research ships and an on-shore lab.

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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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