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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology

Buffalo, NY

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Overview

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York / Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counseling/school psychology
(Certificate) Mental health counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Educational psychology
Master of Science (MS) Rehabilitation counseling
(Advanced Certificate) Rehabilitation counseling
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational psychology
Master of Education (Ed M) School counseling
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counselor education
(Advanced Certificate) Applied statistical analysis
Master of Science (MS) Mental health counseling
(Certificate) School counseling
(Advanced Certificate) Mindful counseling for wellness and engagement
Master of Education (Ed M) Education studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 74
Doctoral Degrees 12
Other Advanced Degrees 39

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

328
Applied
192
Accepted
143
Enrolled
59%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, letters of reference
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, letters of reference, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

311
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.96%
Black or African American 8.04%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.64%
Asian 0.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 19.29%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

74
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 53
Male (22)
Female (52)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multicultural counseling, class size effects, good work in counseling, eating disorders, outcome assessment, change agents and therapeutic factors in group counseling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,344,374

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Jeremy Finn
Chair
Email: finn@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-1126
Fax: 716-645-6616

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