SUNY Buffalo State: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief overview of SUNY Buffalo State general admissions procedures, application policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
SUNY Buffalo State admission criteria are somewhat competitive - in 2015-16 this school accepted 62 percent of those who apply.

The school recommends you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

SUNY Buffalo State normally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
SUNY Buffalo State requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at SUNY Buffalo State is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $65.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Assessment Test is a really important step of the application procedure. 84% of applicants at SUNY Buffalo State submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 380 to 520 on Critical Reading and from 380 to 520 on Math. Therefore, if you scored above 480 in SAT Critical Reading and 480 in SAT Math - that is enough to be admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
360
450
480

SAT Math
360
450
480

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is unusual component of the application procedure at SUNY Buffalo State. Only 7% of applicants submitted results of their ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 15 to 23 on Composite. Based off those numbers, if you got a score above 21 in ACT Composite - this should get you admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
14
19
21

Contact Admissions

Phone
(716)
878-4000
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at SUNY Buffalo State, please contact the school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (716) 878-4000 or check SUNY Buffalo State Website

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