Buffalo State Is Here to Help

As a Buffalo State student, you will have the distinct advantage of learning with and from an incredibly diverse and creative community. We welcome you—your voice, your ideas, your passion—here at Buffalo State.

Maintain Your Momentum

We offer numerous academic programs that support your current course of study. We are committed to ensuring your success and your goal of graduating on time.

Visit Us: In-Person and Virtual Information Sessions Available

Apply for Free!

  • Apply to transfer for free using the SUNY application

    -Select Buffalo State
    -Use the Special Campus Code “MAVS” (you will not be billed!)
    -Select the “mail-in payment” option

  • Complete the FERPA form with Medaille to allow them to send your transcript to us for free.

Unbeatable Price

Buffalo State tuition is highly competitive and will yield great savings for you.

  • Submit your FAFSA and TAP applications: Our FAFSA code is 002842 and TAP code is 0905.
  • You will also be considered for additional grants and scholarships
  • Visit the Financial Aid Office for more information.

Vibrant Campus Life

Our campus offers state-of-the-art classrooms and labs, but we know a large part of the university experience happens outside the classroom. Buffalo State’s diverse and creative environment will help you form friendships and memories that will last a lifetime. 

A Location You Love

Buffalo State is a highly walkable 125-acre SUNY campus located in the eclectic Elmwood Village neighborhood. The same area you've grown to know and love while a student at Medaille. 

The Right Academic Programs

The Right Academic Programs
Medaille University Buffalo State University
Applied Mathematics Applied Mathematics | Mathematics
Biology Biology (B.A.) | Biology (B.S.)
Business Administration (B.S.) Business Administration (B.S.)
Communication Communication Studies | Journalism | Media Production
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education & Childhood Education: Birth-Grade 6 Early Childhood Education & Childhood Education (Combined Program) | Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2) | Childhood Education (Grade 1-6)
English English | Writing
International Studies International Relations
Psychology Psychology

Medaille Transfer FAQ

  • We offer rolling admissions, but we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
  • The SUNY application closes August 4, 2023. All supplemental materials, such as transcripts, must be received in our Admissions Office by August 11, 2023.
  • You can apply for free using the SUNY application – Use the Special Campus Code “MAVS” after you select the Buffalo State Campus and select the “mail-in payment” option (you will not be billed!) when you go to submit your application.
  • Have your Medaille official transcript sent directly to Buffalo State, along with official transcripts from any other college you may have attended.
  • All of your Medaille credits will transfer, provided we have a comparable program.
  • Use the Transfer Articulation at Buffalo State (TABS) database to get an idea of how your classes will transfer. If you do not see a course, we will work with the academic department to determine its Buffalo State equivalent.
  • If you have completed more than 90 credits, our Academic Affairs division will work one-on-one with you regarding those additional credits.
  • You will be considered for need-based aid – please submit your FAFSA and TAP (if you are a New York State resident) applications: Our FAFSA code is 002842, our TAP code is 0905 – this will be linked after you complete the FAFSA
  • You will also be considered for additional grant funding
  • Students who have at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA and will have completed at least 24 credits will be considered for merit scholarships
  • You will be eligible to be enrolled in EOP at Buffalo State University.  We will confirm your HEOP enrollment with Medaille.
  • Yes! You can live in one of our 11 residence halls.  Learn more about your housing options on our Residence Life website.

Contact Us

Caitlin Bauer

Caitlin Bauer
Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
(716) 878-3864

Sandra Burnham


For International Applicants:

Sandra Burnham
Assistant Director of International Admissions
(716) 878-5522


Undergraduate Programs


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Undergraduates offered Financial Aid


Classes with fewer than 40 students

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