Fall Open House Events

believe. inspire. achieve.

Buffalo State University has been educating students for more than 150 years. We're home to an engaged, diverse community of learners, scholars, and leaders whose passion is discovery, community, and changing the world.

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Discover your calling. Whether you choose to study the arts, education, science, or professional studies, we have you covered. Buffalo State offers 79 undergraduate majors, 64 graduate programs, and numerous minors and certificates, all at an affordable SUNY price.

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“Success is determining what is personally achievable and then giving it your all.”

Mikayla Childhood Education

“I realized many of the teachers I looked up to were graduates of Buffalo State.” 

Be a Bengal. Bengals come from all backgrounds and walks of life-from small towns and big cities. Buffalo State’s student life is just as varied. With our countless student organizations and activities, you’ll make friendships and memories that will last a lifetime.

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CIS Professor Discusses Pitfalls, Benefits of Evolving AI

Gang “Gary” Hu, assistant professor of computer information systems (CIS), has researched AI. He explained some of the benefits and possible dangers of this evolving technology.

Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 to October 15
Buffalo State Commemorates Latino Experience during Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Buffalo State’s second annual celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month will present a series of events designed to raise awareness of Hispanic heritage. This year’s theme focuses on the Afro-Latino experience, with events designed to pay homage to the entire Hispanic community.

The Bengal experience. Buffalo State’s long history and commitment to education are the cornerstones of its respected reputation. Our students, staff, faculty, and alumni share vast and varied stories of how the Buffalo State experience transformed their lives.

Students in front of a mural on Elmwood Avenue

Our city is your classroom. Buffalo State has a mission that grows directly from our location. We serve the city because we are of the city. Buffalo, NY, is a big city with a small-town feel. Our tree-lined campus is in walking distance to dining, shopping, museums, galleries, and parks.

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Get hands-on. Our dedicated faculty prepare you for your future through research, study away, service-learning, and internship opportunities. Take advantage of these options immediately and set yourself on the path to career success.