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Colleges / University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Buffalo, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate70%
Acceptance Rate70%

About SUNY Buffalo

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York is a public, state college in the suburb of Buffalo, New York. SUNY Buffalo was founded in 1846. The college enrolls around 32,332 students per year, including 21,467 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

It is moderately difficult to get into SUNY Buffalo. SUNY Buffalo admitted 70% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 30,750 applications received in 2022, 21,552 students were offered admission.

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 70%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 83%
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 83%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 28.8%

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College Info

12 Capen Hall Buffalo, NY 14260

Campus Setting: Suburban

SUNY Buffalo Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to SUNY Buffalo is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

SUNY Buffalo ACT Scores


ACT Range

25 - 31

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

31 and Above


25 to 31


25 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to SUNY Buffalo is 28. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into SUNY Buffalo. Students with an ACT score that falls between 25 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 25 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

SUNY Buffalo SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

600 - 700


Reading SAT Range

580 - 660

SUNY Buffalo Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at SUNY Buffalo is like? There are approximately 32,332 students enrolled at SUNY Buffalo, including 21,467 undergraduate students and 10,865 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from NY and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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