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School of Architecture and Planning University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

  • Buffalo, NY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 41%59%
    student ratio
  • 217
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Urban Planning (JD/MUP)
      Master of Architecture (M Arch)
      Master of Architecture/Master of Business Administration (M Arch/MBA)
      Master of Architecture/Master of Fine Arts (M Arch/MFA)
      Master of Architecture/Master of Urban Planning (M Arch/MUP)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Urban Planning (MUP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 71
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Alternate accepted and project
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 432
    • Accepted 261
    • Acceptance Rate 60
    • Enrolled 92
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (for M Arch), resume, 3 letters of recommendation; portfolio (for M Arch only), and transcripts, 500-word personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, and research statement, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

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 availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students217
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students217
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Full-time Percentage90%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty67
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInclusive design, material culture, situated technologies, ecological practices, economic and international development, environmental and land use planning, GIS and spatial modeling, neighborhood planning and community development, urban design and physical planning
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,316,463

Location & Contact

School of Architecture and Planning

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

114 Diefendorf Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
United States

Robert Shibley

Dean

Phone: 716-829-3485 ext. 121
Fax: 716-829-2297
Email: rshibley@buffalo.edu

Ms. Shannon Phillips

Assistant Dean for Graduate Education

Phone: 716-829-3485 ext. 128
Fax: 716-829-3256
Email: smp2@buffalo.edu



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