SUNY Buffalo State

Buffalo, NY

SUNY Buffalo State

1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
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4.019225 Based on 13 Reviews
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Facilities
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Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at SUNY Buffalo State.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

733 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
 
 
18
3
 
Agricultural Teacher Education
 
 
0
 
 
Applied Mathematics, General
 
2
 
0
 
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
7
10
10
 
Art Teacher Education
 
6
3
0
 
Art/Art Studies, General
 
17
 
 
 
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
 
 
 
4
 
Biology Teacher Education
 
 
0
0
 
Business Teacher Education
 
0
0
0
 
Chemistry Teacher Education
 
 
0
0
 
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Computer Teacher Education
 
 
0
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
0
 
 
Creative Writing
 
0
 
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
29
 
 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
28
0
 
 
Earth Science Teacher Education
 
0
0
0
 
Education, Other
 
0
0
0
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
 
 
11
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs
 
 
50
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals In Secondary Special Education Programs
 
 
28
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
 
 
 
0
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
 
 
0
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
 
0
 
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
9
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
7
 
 
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
 
 
 
4
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
64
29
0
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
29
7
 
 
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
 
18
6
0
 
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
 
4
 
 
 
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Foreign Language Teacher Education
 
0
0
 
 
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
 
 
0
0
 
French Language and Literature
 
0
 
 
 
French Language Teacher Education
 
0
 
0
 
General Studies
 
116
 
 
 
Health Teacher Education
 
0
 
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
48
0
 
Italian Language and Literature
 
0
 
 
 
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
 
0
0
 
 
Mathematics Teacher Education
 
4
8
0
 
Music Teacher Education
 
9
10
 
 
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
0
 
 
 
Physics Teacher Education
 
0
1
1
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
27
 
 
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
0
9
 
 
Social Studies Teacher Education
 
5
0
0
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
4
 
 
 
Spanish Language Teacher Education
 
0
 
0
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
15
0
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
1
 
 
 
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
31
24
 
 
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
 
 
 
0
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
 
4
 
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
 
4
9
0
 
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
 
 
0
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

584 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/Black Studies
 
0
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
10
 
 
 
Family Resource Management Studies, General
 
73
 
 
 
History, General
 
32
3
 
 
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
 
0
 
 
 
International Relations and Affairs
 
16
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
 
17
 
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
0
177
23
 
Museology/Museum Studies
 
 
11
0
 
Philosophy
 
8
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
14
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
79
 
 
 
Public Administration
 
 
 
1
 
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
 
 
 
0
 
Social Sciences, General
 
0
 
 
 
Social Work
 
69
 
 
 
Sociology
 
47
 
 
 
Urban Studies/Affairs
 
4
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

309 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Economics
 
 
7
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
223
 
 
 
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Economics, General
 
50
 
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
 
3
 
Management Science
 
 
0
 
 
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
 
 
26
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

138 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Visual Communications, General
 
1
 
 
 
Journalism
 
23
 
 
 
Printmaking
 
0
 
 
 
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
 
69
6
 
 
Radio and Television
 
12
 
 
 
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
 
27
 
 
 
Sports Communication
 
 
 
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

98 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
32
7
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
3
0
 
 
Geography
 
5
 
 
 
Geography, Other
 
2
 
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
8
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
11
5
 
 
Physical Sciences, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Physics, General
 
4
0
 
 
Statistics, Other
 
 
 
0
 
Systems Science and Theory
 
 
21
 
 

90 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
 
 
0
 
 
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
 
22
 
 
 
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
 
 
 
0
 
Industrial and Product Design
 
0
 
0
 
Industrial Engineering
 
 
12
 
 
Industrial Technology/Technician
 
22
0
 
 
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
 
34
 
 
 
Topology and Foundations
 
 
 
0
 

87 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Graphic Communications, General
 
12
 
 
 
Information Science/Studies
 
75
 
 
 

84 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dietetics/Dietitian
 
24
 
 
 
Health and Wellness, General
 
60
 
 
 
Public Health Education and Promotion
 
 
 
0
 

65 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
 
1
 
 
 
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
 
0
 
 
 
Design and Applied Arts, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
22
 
 
 
Interior Design
 
11
 
 
 
Metal and Jewelry Arts
 
2
 
0
 
Music, General
 
7
 
 
 
Painting
 
6
 
 
 
Photography
 
2
 
 
 
Sculpture
 
2
 
 
 
Writing, General
 
12
 
 
 

57 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
 
57
 
 
 

2 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
 
 
2
 
 

1 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
 
1
 
0
 

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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at SUNY Buffalo State.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
 
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
  • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

4 Based on 13 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA, math, Class of 1981

    I don't remember, except we had some opportunities to give sample lessons to HS classes

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, Class of 1994

    FACEBOOK PAGE, NETWORKING MEETINGS, INTERNSHIPS, MENTORING

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA Sociology , Class of 2012

    Internships, field studies. Abroad studies.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Journalism, Class of 2014

    Internship opportunities, outside of class work, career center

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology/ English BA; Business MBA, Class of 2008

    I think there is a career counseling office or something

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS, MS Communication Disorders, Class of 1983

    On site outpatient speech therapy clinic where we learned to provide services at the undergraduate and graduate levels in addition to community-based clinical internships.

    5 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

3.9230769230769 Based on 13 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA Sociology , Class of 2012

    Friendly, many groups/clubs, social events.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS in Chemistry, Class of 1982

    large university that covers all cultures

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    English, Class of 2009

    This is a bad question.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS, MS Communication Disorders, Class of 1983

    Diverse, urban and suburban commuters as well as on-campus living. A few international students.

    3 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.0769230769231 Based on 13 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA, math, Class of 1981

    Dorms were great, varied. Lots of different food choices. Large dining area

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Special Education, Class of 1973

    very average for a New York state school

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS (Physical Education), Class of 1978

    large multistory dorms, central dining room, large and small classrooms

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA Sociology , Class of 2012

    All mentioned. All that are needed at a good college.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS in Chemistry, Class of 1982

    they were acceptable, but a new campus was eing built while i was there

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS, MS Communication Disorders, Class of 1983

    Computer labs were not available to non-IT students when I was there. That has changed. Dorms, classrooms and dining halls were adequate.

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.0769230769231 Based on 13 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA, math, Class of 1981

    There was an international dorm at which I lived - great opportunity to meet people from all over

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS (Physical Education), Class of 1978

    sports, meeting at the Rath Skellar, private gatherings

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA Sociology , Class of 2012

    I can't say. Not sure.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS in Chemistry, Class of 1982

    There were a lot if you remained (dormed) on campus but little for those who commuted

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 2004

    Buffalo Chips A Cappella Group

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology/ English BA; Business MBA, Class of 2008

    I think there were more clubs and activities than students to be perfectly honest

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS, MS Communication Disorders, Class of 1983

    Not sure at this point. There was an on-campus pub when Inwas there that was popular. They had music and dancing as well as drinking. This no longer exists.

    3 Rated January 2016
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