(Buffalo State College- The State University of New York)

SUNY Buffalo State is a public university in BuffaloNew York, United States, and is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Buffalo State was founded in 1871 as the Buffalo Normal School for the training of teachers. Located on a 125-acre campus in the heart of Buffalo’s cultural corridor, SUNY Buffalo State now offers a wide array of academic programs, including 169 undergraduate programs with 11 honors options, 19 post baccalaureate teacher certification programs, and 66 graduate programs.


Buffalo State has 169 undergraduate programs with 11 honors options and 66 opportunities for graduate study, including 19 teacher certification programs. Forty-eight faculty members have been awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, and eight have been honored as SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professors.Unique programs offered at Buffalo State include Adult Education, Art Conservation, Creative Studies, Engineering Technology, Fashion and Textile Technology, and Forensic Chemistry. Buffalo State was the first school in the world to grant a master of science in creativity. The university also now offers an undergraduate minor in Creative Studies


There are about 10,000 undergraduates and 1,600 graduate students enrolled. The undergraduate population (2011) was 41 percent male and 59 percent female. The overall admission rate of new students (2011) was 45 percent. Buffalo State is recognized for its emphasis on teaching and small class sizes. More than 80 percent of all classes at Buffalo State have fewer than 40 students. Classes for undergraduate majors usually have between 12 and 15 students.


Buffalo State was ranked 31 in the category Top Public Schools Regional Universities (North) by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2012.” When all public and private institutions are included, Buffalo State is ranked 104 in the Top Regional Universities (North) Tier 1. In the same report, it ranked 73rd nationally for graduate schools in Speech-Language Pathology. Ranking Web of Universities ranks Buffalo State 4 out of 100 top universities in the Northern Region of the United States and 1,000 out of the top 12,000 in the world.  International Colleges & Universities ranks Buffalo State as the 17th best university in New York State out of 145




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