College of Arts and Sciences

University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Buffalo, NY


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Public
  • Acceptance Rate

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  • Application Fee

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  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $11,090
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $22,650
  • Financial Aid Available

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Our Program

Due to our depth and breadth, graduate students have a wide variety of degree options at both the master's and doctoral level.

UB is a nationally-ranked institution and the most comprehensive public research university in New York State. Home to the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences comprises a diverse array of faculty and departments. We're a community of scholars impacting the world through research and creative activity. Our students seek challenges, strive for intellectual integrity, question current principles and practices, take responsibility for the world around them and embrace every opportunity to apply classroom knowledge in a broader practical context. When deciding which area of concentration is right for them, we encourage our students to think across the disciplines and follow the paths of research and discovery that most excite them.

We offer programs in the following academic areas and departments. If you don't see something that fits your interests, we also have flexible interdisciplinary, create-your-own style Master's options as well.

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Communication
  • Communicative Disorders and Sciences
  • Comparative Literature
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainability
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Global Gender & Sexuality studies
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Media Study
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Romance Languages & Literatures
  • Sociology
  • Theatre & Dance
  • Transnational Studies


  • Acceptance Rate

    rate 47%
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $75


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  • checkbox-alt 3 Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadline

Application deadlines across our programs vary, but many PhD programs with fall admission have priority deadlines on December 1 and January 1 for full funding consideration. Almost all of our Master's programs have rolling deadlines throughout the calendar year, with various priority review dates.

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound 1,600 Students


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Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Average In-State Tuition

    grad-in-state $11,090
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $22,650

Additional Information

  • checkbox-alt Financial Aid Available
  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available

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