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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.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Urban Planning (JD/MUP)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Library Science (JD/MLS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
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)
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 2
Doctoral Degrees 151

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

903
Applied
491
Accepted
167
Enrolled
54%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements JD or LL!B
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT

International Students

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

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

455
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
99%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.84%
Black or African American 6.37%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 4.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 5.05%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

117
Total faculty
Full-time - 49
Part-time - 68
Male (69)
Female (48)

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:
108,173

Location & Contact

Address John Lord O'Brian Hall
Buffalo, NY  14260-1100
United States
Contact Aviva Abramovsky
Dean
Email: aabramov@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2052