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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 Biostatistics is located in Buffalo, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

126
Applied
65
Accepted
22
Enrolled
52%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 3 semesters of course work in calculus (for mathematics), course work in real analysis (preferred), course work in linear algebra
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in statistics, biostatistics or equivalent

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 640
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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.23%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 1
Male (9)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biostatistics, longitudinal data analysis, nonparametrics, statistical genetics, epidemiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
812,381

Location & Contact

Address Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Gregory Wilding
Interim Chair
Email: gwilding@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-2594
Fax: 716-829-2200