Buffalo, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
78
total students
Tuition Cost $93,429
$93,429
average amount to complete degree
August 28
fall application deadline
94%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Canadian Studies Advanced Certificate [Canadian Studies ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Canadian Studies ]
    • Global Gender Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Gender Studies]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Gender Studies]
    • American Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [American Studies ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [American Studies ]
    • Caribbean And Latin/O American Studies Master of Arts (MA) [Latin American Studies ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis optional

Admissions

94% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 53
    • Accepted 50
    • Acceptance Rate 94
    • Enrolled 21
  • 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 August 28th June 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline January 28th November 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$93,429
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students78
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian38%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native8%
    • Asian13%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races24%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage81%
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNative American, intercultural and indigenous people's studies, border theory, cultural studies, American pop culture, feminist theory, construction of gender in society
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Transnational Studies

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

1004 Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Dr. Cecil Foster

Chair

Phone: 716-645-0786
Fax: 716-645-5976
Email: cecilfos@buffalo.edu

Ms. Karen Reinard

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 716-645-0797
Fax: 716-645-5976
Email: kreinard@buffalo.edu

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