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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Art is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Studio art
Master of Arts (MA) Visual studies Visual studies
Master of Arts (MA) Visual studies Critical museum studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Visual studies Visual studies

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Exhibition, written research paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

87
Applied
31
Accepted
17
Enrolled
36%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0, work samples, three letters of reference, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 7
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.41%
Black or African American 5.41%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Studio practice, visual studies, design, new media
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 202 Center for the Arts
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Ms. Joan Linder
Chair
Email: joannder@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-0539
Fax: 716-645-6970

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