SUNY Buffalo State
Buffalo, NY 14222
SUNY Buffalo State is one of the 45 public 4-year colleges in New York. Its campus is medium in size and located in Buffalo. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,806 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,192 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 66%).
Every year 47% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
SUNY Buffalo State's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $6,670, and fees were $1,306. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,320 and $1,306 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of SUNY Buffalo State as reported by New York state board of nursing.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
01/01/1948 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||880 to 1070|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Required|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$278|
|In State Students||$278|
|Out of State Students||$680|
|In District Students||$453|
|In State Students||$453|
|Out of State Students||$925|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 92% of SUNY Buffalo State's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||41%||$207|
|State Grant & Scholarships||79%||$3,211|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||82%||$1,599|
|Federal Student Loans||70%||$5,936|
$12,594Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$9,283|
|$30,001 to $48,000$12,329|
|$48,001 to $75,000$17,160|
|$75,001 to $110,000$19,606|
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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Applicant must attend the Decker Sch of Nursing. Preference given to applicants who reside in Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, or Schoharie County in New York.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens and residents of New York for one year or more. They must be registered nurses who are licensed in New York, and they must be accepted ...
Applicant must be a pre-hospital care provider, firefighter, or police officer who is studying for an undergraduate nursing degree.
Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the ...
Applicant must be an outstanding Horticulture student in the Nursery area.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.