SUNY Buffalo State.

SUNY Buffalo State

Buffalo, NY4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, and master's degrees
  • 8,395 students
  • 0.21 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at SUNY Buffalo State

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Biology, Ecology, Human Resources Management, Journalism, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Elementary Education, and Industrial Engineering.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

8,438 students out of 14,659 applicants were accepted into SUNY Buffalo State. They had an average SAT score of 975.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at SUNY Buffalo State was $17,626, while for in-state students it was $7,976. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $26,657.

The average financial aid at SUNY Buffalo State is $8,201. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $9,425 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at SUNY Buffalo State

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

72% of undergraduate students at SUNY Buffalo State received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at SUNY Buffalo State

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at SUNY Buffalo State was of $13,486 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,038.

Diversity at SUNY Buffalo State

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017