1300 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222 716-878-4822
http://www.buffalostate.edu admissio@buffalostate.edu
About SUNY-Buffalo State College
  • Year of Foundation 1871
  • Size of Campus 112 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 9,010
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines Fafsa
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 5,285 in-state, 11,545 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No.
The State University of New York College at Buffalo, referred to as Buffalo State College, often referred to colloquially as Buff State, is a public, liberal arts college in Buffalo, New York, United States and is part of the State University of New York. Buffalo State was founded in 1871 as the Buffalo Normal School for the training of teachers. Later it became the Buffalo Normal and Training School, then New York State Teachers College at Buffalo. Buffalo State offers more than 160 undergraduate academic programs and educates over 11,700 undergraduate and graduate students each year. The college is known for its strong community connections and a continuing commitment to providing high-quality lifelong learning opportunities. A Carnegie Master's I institution, Buffalo State is one of 136 colleges and universities in the nation that are working together to enhance the practice and profession of teaching.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Springfest; Appolo Night; International Cultural Night; Caribbash
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society; Phi Alpha Theta
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Newman Center (Catholic Campus Ministry)
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Adelante Estudiante Latinos; Caribbean Student Organization; Black Active Minds; African American Student Organizations; American indian Science and Engineering Society; Asian American Student Organization; C. H. A. I - Jew
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 11
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Buffalo (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Buffalo (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Buffalo (10), Buffalo (10)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 90%
  • Number of students using college housing 22%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 6%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (80%), other housing options (20%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 1,007,637
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 125
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 23,916
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 5,352
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 12
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities College Archives; Special Collections; Creative Studies Library; Curriculum Materials Lab; Charles Rand Penney Art Library; Fronczak Room; Cyberquad Electronics Classrooms; Information Commons; Signature Cafe; StudyQuad
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 667,314
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums The Upton Hall Gallery The Burchfield Penney-Art Center The Theater Arts Building The Rockwell Hall Performing Art Center The Warren Enters Theater
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,070
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 24
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 3%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Student Employment Federal work study program available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 96%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 84%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Canisius College)
  • Employed Students after 2 years 100%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered