Buffalo State SUNY

Men's MCLA Contact: Mike Marvin
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8,527 Undergrads / 9,516 Students
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$12,594 Net Price
7 / 10
58% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    NCLL Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
27% / 47%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team's road trips never stray outside of the Upstate NY region. They travel to schools like Rocherster Institute of Technology, Edinboro, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, St. Bonaventure, and Niagara.

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1300 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY, 14222, Buffalo, NY, 14222 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Buffalo/Niagara New York Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Rochester New York Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Syracuse New York Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Albany New York Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
Where Grads Work
  • University at Buffalo
  • Buffalo State College
  • M&T Bank
  • Ingram Micro
  • HSBC
  • Citi
  • Buffalo Public Schools
  • IBM
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Bank of America
  • Moog Inc.
  • Rich Products Corporation
  • First Niagara Bank
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Erie Community College
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
  • Consulting
  • Healthcare Services
  • Support
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Program and Project Management
  • Human Resources
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Student Life
Test Scores
Critical Reading
390 - 490
430 - 530
910 - 1090
16 - 22
18 - 22
17 - 22

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 400 - 490 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 14,659 6,535 8,124
% Admitted 58% 55% 59%
% Admits That Enroll 21% 22% 21%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.1
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  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (15%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (10%)
    Social Sciences (8%)
    Education (8%)
    Communication & Journalism (7%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (7%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Health Professions (6%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Engineering Technology (5%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (4%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (3%)
    History (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Communication Technology (2%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Foreign Languages
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$7,976 $17,551
    Books & Supplies$1,038 $1,038
    Cost of Living$13,486 $13,486
    Personal Expenses$2,708 $2,708
    Sticker Price$25,208 $34,534

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    92% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship83%$8,532
    Federal Grants68%$4,803
    Pell Grants68%$4,704
    Other Federal41%$207
    State & Local Grants79%$3,211
    Institutional Grants82%$1,599
    Student Loans71%$6,807
    Federal Loans70%$5,936
    Other Loans6%$11,955

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $42.9 Million $4,510

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $20,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $13,500 $218

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 7.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,677 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $39,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.5 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 27% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 8 7
    Fondling 4 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 4 4
    Burglary 15 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson 2 2

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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