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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

School of Architecture and Planning

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 Architecture and Planning is located in Buffalo, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Architecture (M Arch)
Master of Architecture/Master of Urban Planning (M Arch/MUP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Urban Planning (JD/MUP)
Master of Architecture/Master of Fine Arts (M Arch/MFA)
Master of Architecture/Master of Business Administration (M Arch/MBA)
(Certificate) Historic preservation
Master of Science in Real Estate Development (MSRED) Real estate development
Master of Urban Planning (MUP) Health and food systems, economic development, environment/land use, historic preservation, neighborhood/community development, urban design
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Urban and regional planning
Master of Science in Architecture (MS Arch) Ecological practices, inclusive design, situated technologies, historic preservation

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 100
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

392
Applied
97
Accepted
61
Enrolled
25%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, two letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement; portfolio (for M Arch only)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, three letters of recommendation, resume, research statement, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

206
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.8%
Black or African American 8.74%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.88%
Unknown 6.8%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

61
Total faculty
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 20
Male (37)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecological practices, environmental planning, food systems, global health equity, inclusive design, urban design
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,792,818

Location & Contact

Address 3435 Main Street
Hayes Hall
Buffalo, NY  14214
United States
Contact Mr. Robert G. Shibley
Dean
Email: dean@ap.buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-3981
Fax: 716-829-2297

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