Buffalo, NY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
46%
54%
student ratio
96
total students
Tuition Cost $40,621
$40,621
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
34%
acceptance rate
11 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Geography ]
      Master of Arts (MA) [Geography ]
    • Earth Systems Science Master of Arts (MA) [Geosciences ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Geosciences ]
    • Environmental Modeling And Analysis Master of Arts (MA) [Environmental Sciences ]
    • International Trade Master of Arts (MA) [International Business ]
    • Urban And Regional Analysis Master of Arts (MA) [Geography ]
    • Geographic Information Science Master of Arts (MA) [Geographic Information Systems]
      Master of Science (MS) [Geographic Information Systems]
    • Health Geography Master of Science (MS)
    • Economic Geography And Business Geographics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some and project or portfolio
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

34% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 167
    • Accepted 57
    • Acceptance Rate 34
    • Enrolled 28
  • 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 May 1st March 10th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st September 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 2.9
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$40,621
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 10
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students96
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students96
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Full-time Percentage47%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian30%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian64%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty19
    • Full-time Percentage95%
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchInternational business and world trade, geographic information systems and cartography, transportation, urban and regional analysis, physical and environmental geography
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,559,165

Location & Contact

Department of Geography

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

105 Wilkeson Quad
Buffalo, NY 14214
United States

Dr. Sean Bennett

Chairman

Phone: 716-645-0490
Fax: 716-645-2329
Email: seanb@buffalo.edu

Mrs. Wendy Zitzka

Graduate Secretary

Phone: 716-645-0471
Fax: 716-645-2329
Email: wzitzka@buffalo.edu

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