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"The Buffalo State experience is a lot more than just your grades. It’s about what you learn, who you network with, and your ability to shape how you want to be."

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Philosophy and English

You'll Learn Hands-On

Buffalo State provides the academic foundation for leaders in all fields—from scientists, legislative and political leaders, to educators, artists, and innovators. Being a leader in today’s world requires you to be hands-on. You will be prepared for your professional role through unique programs, research, internships, field study, and service-learning.

Find Your Program

Learn Your Way

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Online Programs
Online Programs

Online courses offer flexibility, convenience, and direct access to faculty.

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Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate Research

Apply what you have learned to solve real-world problems and learn things that you might not typically cover in class.

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Anne Frank Project
Anne Frank Project

The Anne Frank Project provides tools and vocabulary for conflict resolution, community building, and identity exploration in neighborhoods and schools world-wide.

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Study Away
Study Away

Embrace the opportunity to study, learn, and live in more than 70 countries. 

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Learning Communities
Learning Communities

Join groups of students and professors exploring a common academic theme.

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Applied Learning
Applied Learning

Students learn by engaging in direct application of skills, theories, and models.

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Honors Program
Honors Program

Academically challenging opportunities for high-achieving and intellectually committed undergraduate students. 


Eligible programs are accredited


Classes with fewer than 40 students


Average undergraduate class size

Quickly Earn In-Demand Skills, Know-How, and Experience.

Academic Schools, Departments, Centers

Buffalo State has 3 academic schools, connected by common intellectual foundations and offering a full range of academic programs in their areas of study, and 34 academic departments. Our academic centers offer intellectual enrichment, community engagement, and provide opportunities for students and faculty to work together across disciplines.

School of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences helps students develop skills in artistic inventiveness, critical thinking, and effective communication. The school boasts faculty who are leaders in their disciplines and provides innovative interdisciplinary learning opportunities for its students.

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School of Education

Buffalo State's School of Education has a distinguished history of preparing leaders and educators to excel in a wide range of classroom settings. Students learn through a strong, diverse on-campus curriculum as well as through direct student-teacher experiences.

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School of the Professions

The School of the Professions educates future professionals to lead within diverse settings and participate in the community through partnerships. The school prepares graduates for productive and successful careers in a global society.

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Student Success

We’re with you all the way. We have resources available for you to improve your academic performance and prepare you for your chosen career path.

Academic Advising

Advancing Completion through Engagement (ACE)

Bengal Success Portal

Career and Professional Education Center

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Bengal News

Middle States Reaccreditation Reflects Positively on Buffalo State

Buffalo State University has received reaffirmation of accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). The reaffirmation was received in June 2023, following a site visit in Buffalo and five additional visits to Buffalo State’s International Graduate Programs for Educators (IGPE) locations in Brazil, Colombia, and Qatar.

Full accreditation list