Videos included in the video bar are selected by YouTube based on a simple search using the college name and state. The videos are not selected by COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.
If you like this college, check out the video tours of its overlaps. Overlaps are the top six colleges that students interested in this college also include most often in their Admissions Profiles on COLLEGEdata.

COLLEGE PROFILE

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 Students9,355
   Women5,297 (56.6%)
   Men4,058 (43.4%)
Graduate Students1,736

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate49% of 11,251 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 Math487 average
440-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading472 average
430-520 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing455 average
410-500 range of middle 50%
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $22,454
Out-of-state: $32,144
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,307
Out-of-state: $16,997
Room and Board
$11,964
Average Percent of Need Met19%
Average Freshman Award$10,112
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$25,010

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
415
Regular Class SizeNot reported

CAMPUS LIFE

Buffalo Population259,384
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
2.2% Asian
20.7% Black/African-American
9.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.0% White
0.2% Unknown
International Students1.3% from 46 countries
First-Year Students Returning75.2%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
22.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
62%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
37%
College Chances

Will You Get In? Find Out.

Estimate your chances at Buffalo State College and see how to improve your odds.

College Admissions Tracker

See who got in, who didn't & who's applying now. See the qualifications and admissions decisions of real students who applied to Buffalo State College.

CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.18 3.28 497 506 469 24
Low 2.80 2.80 410 410 360 18
High 4.00 4.00 560 640 580 30
YOU ? ? ? ? ? ?
College Net Price Calculator

What will it REALLY cost you to attend Buffalo State College ? Get personalized results based on your financial situation.

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.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2014, copyright © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
copyright © 2014 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved.
Videos 
Loading...