SUNY Buffalo State: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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SUNY Buffalo State is a medium four-year, public school with 10,330 students enrolled. This college was established in 1871 and is one of the 11 colleges located in Buffalo, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
111
Good
SUNY Buffalo State will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

SUNY Buffalo State deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 111 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Management, Business, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at SUNY Buffalo State is fair at 71% (close to New York average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at SUNY Buffalo State is below average: 51%.

Student to faculty ratio at SUNY Buffalo State is decent -- 16:1. Learn more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,600
High
Average tuition price is fairly high, around $16,400 per academic year. The additional fees at SUNY Buffalo State beyond tuition are nearly $1,200; which makes it a total of $17,600 per year.

Read the details about SUNY Buffalo State additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
62%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 13,679 applications were submitted and 8,524 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at SUNY Buffalo State in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,300
High
SUNY Buffalo State offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SUNY Buffalo State, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
SUNY Buffalo State provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 3,100 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- nearly $7,300 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at SUNY Buffalo State. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, SUNY Buffalo State seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

SUNY Buffalo State Location and Maps



Post Address: SUNY Buffalo State, 1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, New York 14222, USA
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