SUNY Buffalo State - Graduate Schools

Graduate School Overview

Graduate School Key Facts
SUNY Buffalo State
NameSUNY Buffalo State
Address1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY
Population1,608 (Fall 2014)
Tuition & Fees (2016 )$11,581 (In-State)
$22,921 (Out-of-State)
Student to Faculty1:16 (6.25%)
Online DegreeYes

SUNY Buffalo State is a Public, Four or more years school located in Buffalo, New York. It offers graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degrees. Next table summarizes key facts atSUNY Buffalo State.

The graduate school tuition is $11,581 for New York resident and $22,921 for other students in average for academic year 2015-2016. The tuition is publisehd as a base rate and it may vary with the major programs.

SUNY Buffalo State offers 58 graduate programs: 44 Master's, 3 Post-Bachelor's, 11 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.

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Tuition, Fees, Living Costs

Next table describes 2016 graduate school tuition and other costs at SUNY Buffalo State. Each cost is an average value through the offered graduate programs. For New York resident, the 2016 graduate cost of attendance is $27,228 and $38,568 for non-New York resident when living on campus housing.

Graduate School 2016 Tuition & Costs - SUNY Buffalo State
Books & Supplies$1,037
Room & Board$12,332 (On-Campus) / $12,332 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,294 (On-Campus) / $2,916 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$27,228$38,568
Off-Campus Total$27,850$39,190

Next table and chart illustrate the changes of each graduate school cost item over the last 5 years. The data was reported to U.S. Department of Education directly from the school.

Graduate School Tuition Changes (2012-2016) - SUNY Buffalo State
2011-20122012-2013 2013-20142014-20152015-2016
Tuition & Fees (In-State)$9,475$9,993$10,553$11,054$11,565
Tuition & Fees (out-of-State)$15,665$17,303$19,033$20,874$22,905
Book & Supplies$990$1,020$1,020$1,020$1,037
Room & Board (On-Campus)$10,168$11,002$11,288$11,852$12,332
Room & Board (Off-Campus)$10,168$11,002$11,288$11,852$12,332
[chart]SUNY Buffalo State Tuition Trends (2012-2016)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

SUNY Buffalo State offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 58 major areas - 129 Master's (3 online program), 6 Post-Bachelor', 30 Post-Master'(3 online program). Next table summarises total number of completers by degree and gender.

Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's

Next tables list each graduate program with offered degrees. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree).

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Physical Sciences
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Graduate Student Population

At SUNY Buffalo State, 11,083 students enrolled in Fall 2014, including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate school, total 1,608 students attending their classes. By gender, the graduate schools have 447 male and 1,161 female students.

Graduate Students Gender Distribution - SUNY Buffalo State, Fall 2014
Men Students447
Women Students1,161

Graduate Student Race Distribution

By race/ethnicity, in Fall 2014, 875 White, 140 Black, and 19 Asian students are attending at SUNY Buffalo State. Detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in below chart.

Graduate Students Race Distribution - SUNY Buffalo State, Fall 2014
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races17

Graduate Student Age Distribution

9 students are younger than 22 and 325 students are older than 65. The school has 826 students aged between 22 and 30 and 450 students aged 30 to 40.

Graduate Students Age Distribution - SUNY Buffalo State, Fall 2013
21 & Under9
40 & Over325

Online Classes (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At SUNY Buffalo State, 426 students are enrolled exclusively in online cources and 0 students are enrolled in some online course.

Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - SUNY Buffalo State, Fall 2013
Total Enrollment1,736
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses426
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses0
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,310
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - SUNY Buffalo State, Fall 2013
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses426
New York Resident0
Other State In U.S.0
Outside of U.S.426

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