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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

School of Law

Buffalo , NY

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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Laws/Master of Laws (LL M/LL M)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Library Science (JD/MLS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Juris Doctor/Master of Urban Planning (JD/MUP)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Master of Laws (LL M) General law
Master of Laws (LL M) Cross-border legal studies
Master of Laws (LL M) Environmental law
Juris Doctor (JD) Law
Master of Laws (LL M) Criminal law

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 153

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

895
Applied
533
Accepted
168
Enrolled
60%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT or GRE (JD only)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$84,225
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

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

Student Body

461
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.99%
Black or African American 6.51%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 4.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.82%
Unknown 5.64%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

130
Total faculty
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 74
Male (71)
Female (59)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Criminal law, environmental law, international law and human rights, law and finance, cross-border legal studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
29,552

Location & Contact

Address John Lord O'Brian Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Aviva Abramovsky
Dean
Email: aabramov@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2052

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