Interested?

Interested in Department of Psychology? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Contact School
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

328
Applied
53
Accepted
28
Enrolled
16%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

90
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.89%
Black or African American 1.11%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 12.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 12
Male (22)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neural, endocrine, and molecular bases of behavior; adult mood and anxiety disorders; relationship dysfunction; attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder; psycho-linguistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
528,527

Location & Contact

Address 206 Park Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen T. Tiffany
Chair
Email: chairpsych@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-0244
Fax: 716-645-3801

×