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Law School University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

  • Buffalo, NY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 619
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 52%
    acceptance rate
  • 11 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Law Juris Doctor (JD)
    • Juris Doctor/Doctor of Pharmacy (JD/Pharm D)
      Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Library Science (JD/MLS)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Urban Planning (JD/MUP)
    • Criminal Law Master of Laws (LL M)
    • General Law Master of Laws (LL M)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 235
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 7
    • * 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees

Admissions

52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,148
    • Accepted 608
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 198
  • 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 March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesJD
    • Doctoral's DegreesLSAT
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 88 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution 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 institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students619
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students619
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty170
    • Full-time Percentage36%
    • Part-time Percentage64%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCriminal law, environmental law, international law, human rights
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$287,070

Location & Contact

Law School

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

309 Brian Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Dr. Makau Mutua

Dean

Phone: 716-645-2311
Fax: 716-645-2064
Email: mutua@buffalo.edu

Ms. Lillie Wiley-Upshaw

Vice Dean for Admissions and Student Life

Phone: 716-645-2907
Fax: 716-645-6676
Email: law-admissions@buffalo.edu



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