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You are Welcome Here.

Buffalo State students come from all backgrounds and walks of life—from small towns to big cities. We are first-generation college students and advanced-degree seekers: undergraduate, graduate, full-time, and part-time students. No matter who you are, or where you're from...you are welcome here.

8,658

Students enrolled (Fall 2019)

68%

Acceptance rate (First-time applicants; fall 2019)

88%

Students receive financial aid

$15,687

Average award for full-time undergraduates

Get to Know Us

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We're a Smart Investment
We're a Smart Investment

Buffalo State is one of the most affordable colleges—public or private—in the state of New York and beyond and 88% of our students receive financial aid to make their degree more affordable.

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Visit Us Online
Visit Us Online

Visit our campus from wherever you are.

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Create Your Custom Guide
Create Your Custom Guide

Create a CustomViewbook based on your interests. Learn about the majors, clubs and organizations, and resources available to all Bengals!

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Let's Get Social
Let's Get Social

Buffalo State has an active and vibrant social media community. Be part of the conversation!

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Explore Buffalo
Explore Buffalo

Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York state and is always changing. Welcome to the City of Good Neighbors!