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Department of Media Study College of Arts and Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

  • Buffalo, NY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 52%48%
    student ratio
  • 61
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 5
    fall application deadline
  • 30%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Media Arts Production Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Media Study Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • New Media Design Certificate
    • Film Studies Master of Arts in Humanities (MAH)
    • Master of Architecture/Master of Fine Arts (M Arch/MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and qualifying exam, dissertation includes media project
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 108
    • Accepted 33
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesportfolio
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, portfolio
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 5
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchDigital arts, video, documentary, film, virtual reality, digital poetics, locative media
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$130,000

Location & Contact

Department of Media Study

College of Arts and Sciences
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Prof. Josephine Anstey

Chair

Phone: 716-645-6902
Fax: 716-645-6979
Email: jranstey@buffalo.edu

Mr. Dean Sanborn

Graduate Secretary

Phone: 716-645-0923
Fax: 716-645-6979
Email: deansanb@buffalo.edu



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