School of Engineering and Applied Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Buffalo, NY
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Tuition Cost Not Reported
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December 15
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8 Departments and Programs
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A World-class School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

University at Buffalo’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is New York State's largest and most comprehensive public school of engineering. Master's and doctoral degrees are offered in all major fields of engineering, and we are continually developing new programs.

Ranked in the top 15 percent of the nations 300 engineering schools, we offer a wide variety of world-class instruction, research opportunities, resources, and facilities to its students.

Through many joint initiatives, students work on a wide range of topics including tsunami detection, bridge and infrastructure renewal, supply chain management, big data, and ways to improve health and wellness. We also offer all of our graduate students a unique cost free Certificate of Professional Development to assist in transitioning to their working careers for positions in industry and academia.

Centers of Research

UB has numerous centers for cutting edge research in the engineering fields.

  • Blockchain ThinkLab
  • Center for Multisource Information Fusion
  • Center for Unified Biometrics
  • Center of Excellence in Information Systems Assurance Research and Education (CEISARE)
  • Computational and Data-enabled Science and Engineering (CDSE)
  • Home Health and Well-Being through Adaptive Smart Environments
  • Institute of Bridge Engineering
  • The Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research
  • NAVIGATE Project
  • Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine Program
  • Stephen Still Center for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics
  • Strategic Partnerships for Industrial Resurgence
  • The Center for Industrial Effectiveness
  • Transportation Informatics University Transportation Center

Admission and Financial Assistance

Please check departmental websites for Admission requirements. Students wishing to apply to the PhD program may do so directly as undergraduates or after completion of their MS degrees. Every application is considered for Scholarships, Fellowships and Assistantships. A separate application is not required.

The Largest Public Research University in the Northeast United States

UB is a premier public research university that values and pursues academic excellence. We attract exceptional students who are curious, engaged with their studies and determined to succeed while making a difference in the world.

Location & Contact

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

415 Bonner Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
United States

Jennifer Gammell

Phone: 716-645-9099

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Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Engineering And Applied Sciences Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 613
    • Doctoral Degrees 76
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Minimum of 30 credits
    • Doctoral Degrees Minimum of 72 credits
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Minimum of 12 credits


24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 8,247
    • Accepted 1,983
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 621
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, transcripts, curriculum vitae/resume, and statement of purpose, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, transcripts, curriculum vitae/resume, and statement of purpose, letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1900
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1900
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian11%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student83%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty237
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage13%
    • Male Percentage87%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$74,000,000



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