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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.

Website: www.buffalostate.edu/

Public
Co-ed
8,572
Undergraduate
Students
(55.9%) 4,795 Women
(43.5%) 3,732 Men
989
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 14,663 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.10
SAT Math
430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
440-540 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,670
Out-of-state: $36,580
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,472
Out-of-state: $18,382
Room and Board
$14,380
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,495
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
374
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Buffalo Population
259,384
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
29% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Bengals
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.3% Asian
33.7% Black/African-American
13.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
45.9% White
0.1% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 35 countries
First-Year Students Returning
66.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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