National rankings have given Buffalo State high scores for offering value added to occupational earnings and social mobility to its graduates. Beyond affordable, a Buffalo State education is something that will continue to pay dividends both personally and professionally in years to come.
89 percent of undergraduate students receive financial aid packages.
The average financial aid award is $17,443.
The Financial Aid Office administers the federal financial aid programs at Buffalo State and assists with acquiring state and private aid. The office also provides helpful information on scholarships and work-study positions.
Graduate on time, catch up on electives, fulfill final credits to receive your degree, complete professional certification requirements, or just take advantage of affordable in-state tuition.
SUNY Buffalo State offers rolling admission, which means there is no fixed application deadline.
Applications are reviewed as they are completed and received—the first round of fall decisions go out in mid-December for first-year (freshman) students and in mid-January for transfers.
You are welcome to submit an application at any time during the year, but are encouraged to apply as soon as you are able. The majority of our classes fill early in the semester.