SUNY Buffalo State

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-4000

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 13965

Type: Public 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $7,347.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $22,474.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $32,124.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 410 510
SAT Math 410 500
SAT Writing 400 490
ACT Composite 21 23
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Writing

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 87%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 51%
Average Federal Grant $4,625.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 63%
Average state aid $2,935.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 68%
Average institutional aid $1,083.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 70%
Average student loan $6,431.00
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Applied Economics
Applied Mathematics
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/art Studies
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration and Management
Business Teacher Education
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Computer Teacher Education
Corrections and Criminal Justice
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk art and Artisanry
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Curriculum and Instruction
Design and Applied Arts
Design and Visual Communications
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
Education/Teaching of Individuals With Speech or Language Impairments
Educational/Instructional Technology
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family Resource Management Studies
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Forensic Science and Technology
French Language and Literature
French Language Teacher Education
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science
Health Teacher Education
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Hospitality Administration/Management
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial and Product Design
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Metal and Jewelry Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Museology/Museum Studies
Music Teacher Education
Non-profit/Public/Organizational Management
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physics Teacher Education
Political Science and Government
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Radio and Television
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-language Pathology/Pathologist
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
Systems Science and Theory
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Urban Studies/Affairs

New York Scholarships

Daniel E. Mayers Memorial Award
Annual award for an undergraduate who is a junior or senior at Brooklyn College-CUNY in New York. Applicant must have performed service to the African-American community and/or have demonstrated academic merit. Due date and award amount varies. more...
William F. Morris Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Manhattan College in New York. Due date, number of awards and award amount varies. more...
Elizabeth Casey Theater Scholarship
Annual award for an undergraduate student who is a senior attending Brooklyn College-CUNY in New York majoring in Theater. Applicant must have achieved high scholastic standing and made outstanding contributions to the study of Theater at Brooklyn College. Due date and award amount varies. more...
Reverend Brian J. O'Connell, CM. Library Studies Scholarship
Scholarship for graduate students attending St. John's University in New York, enrolled in the Masters of Library Science and Advanced Certificate programs. Selection is based on academic merit and GPA. If student's GPA is 3.8+, award is $810 per 3 credit course; for 3.6 GPA, award is $600 per 3 credit course; and for 3.4 GPA, award is $550 per 3 credit course. Due date and number of awards varies. more...
Judge John Wells Fellowship
Annual award for graduate students who are currently seniors attending Hamilton College in New York studying the areas of Government and Political Science. Applicants must show a high order of scholarly attainment in general and show marked ability and special aptitude for research in political science. Due date, number of awards, and award amount varies. more...
Lieberman Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at Concordia College-New York. Students must be pursuing careers in service of the Church. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBUC), Hispanic and Tribal Colleges Scholarship
Scholarship for graduates of Historically Black, Hispanic and Tribal Colleges who are enrolling as graduate students at New York University full-time. Submit FAFSA application by March 1st. Due date, number of awards and award amount varies. more...
Lila Acheson Wallace Fellowships
Annual award for undergraduate or graduate students attending New York University, enrolled in the Institute of Fine Arts. Applicants must plan to study ancient Egyptian Art; Modern Art; ancient Near Eastern, Greek and Roman Art. Due date, number of awards and award amount varies. more...
Alain Ducasse Scholarship
Annual award for students who have already graduated from culinary school. Students must have a working knowledge of the French language and have a minimum of two years experience in a professional kitchen. Award consists of a one-year apprenticeship with the team of Alain Ducasse-six months in Monaco and six months at Ducasse in New York City, New York. Selection is based on financial need and aptitude. An essay must be included with application packet. more...
Antoinette Ciolli '37 Scholarship
Annual award for an undergraduate student attending Brooklyn College-CUNY in New York majoring in History. Applicant must be an outstanding student. Due date and award amount varies. more...

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