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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Distance to nearest train Buffalo (5)
Student Housing
  • 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%
  • 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%
Campus Services
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 23,916
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 5,352
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 12
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available 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
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 667,314
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 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)
  • Museums The Upton Hall Gallery The Burchfield Penney-Art Center The Theater Arts Building The Rockwell Hall Performing Art Center The Warren Enters Theater
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,070
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 24
  • Basic Services Provided women's center, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 125
  • Number Of Microforms 1,007,637
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help other
  • Student Computer Availability No
Student Employment and Career
  • 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
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 3%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500