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Buffalo State is a close-knit community located in a big city. More than 5,000 undergraduate students have selected Buffalo State for its distinctive academic programs, diverse faculty and student body, vibrant urban location, and great SUNY value. Are you ready to become a Bengal?

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Alexia Matos-Mateo
Programs That Inspire Alexia | Criminal Justice
Programs That Inspire

“Buffalo State has been the best choice I ever made. The people I’ve met and the lessons I’ve learned are unforgettable..” 

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Learn Hands-on

Get real-world experience through hands-on work and research in your chosen field.

Joey Cicatello
Bengal Life Joey | Social Work
Bengal Life

“Being a commuter doesn’t mean you can’t be involved or engaged. You just don’t reside here at night.”

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You’ll Love Buffalo Rachel | Arts and Letters
You’ll Love Buffalo

“I’m from such a diverse area that Buffalo State felt like home to me, but it was also new and exciting.”


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