Welcome to Your Future!

As part of SUNY Buffalo State's mission to inspire a lifelong passion for learning, the university is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, service, scholarship, creative activity, and cultural enrichment.

Ready to Roar? Take Your Next Steps!


Many graduate classes are offered in the evening, on Saturdays, or online—perfect for the working professional.

Students can choose to attend either part or full time.

Course Offerings

Exceptional Faculty

Students are taught by Buffalo State's exceptional faculty who are both scholars and teachers.

Our faculty is engaged in active, interdisciplinary research that involves student collaborators and leads to publication, exhibitions, and awards.

Meet Our Faculty


Buffalo State’s alumni network is 100,000 strong—and more than half of our alums live and work right here in Western New York.

Partnerships with local employers are integral to our graduate programs and provide a direct path to career opportunities.

Alumni Networks

Explore our broad array of graduate programs.

Financial Aid

How to Apply for Aid

To apply for federal aid, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually.

Buffalo State’s federal school code is 002842.


Welcome to Our Campus

Experience Buffalo State for yourself by taking a video tour led by our student ambassadors. We’re located in Buffalo's museum district, surrounded by cafés, museums, restaurants, shops, and parks. Our accessible and walkable city campus has a small-town feel. Join us for a tour!

Explore Buffalo State
  • Campus Dining
  • City of Buffalo
  • Student Support