Buffalo State

Buffalo State Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Buffalo State student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the U.S. The results of the Buffalo State 2021 diversity report are below.

Buffalo State Student Population

How Many Students Attend Buffalo State?

Buffalo State total enrollment is approximately 8,658 students.

6,916 are undergraduates and 421 are graduate students.

Buffalo State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Buffalo State undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.

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Buffalo State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,958
Black or African American 2,274
Hispanic 967
Asian 314
Multi-Ethnic 273
International 94
Unknown 8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Buffalo State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 75% of full-time grad students are women, and 25% men.

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Buffalo State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 292
Black or African American 62
Hispanic 29
International 15
Asian 10
Multi-Ethnic 10
Unknown 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Buffalo State achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,045 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1045 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  70.28 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does Buffalo State Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Buffalo State overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Buffalo State is ranked 622 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  622 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  83.61 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

Buffalo State Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,192
Black or African American 2,537
Hispanic 1,087
Asian 356
Multi-Ethnic 319
International 118
Unknown 13
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Buffalo State Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,467
Black or African American 160
Asian 63
Multi-Ethnic 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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Buffalo State ranks 1,113 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1113 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  70.65 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 5,122 female students and 3,536 male students at Buffalo State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Buffalo State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  95.92 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 932 female teachers and 859 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

1.43% Out of State
1.35% Out of the Country

Buffalo State ranks 1,675 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.43% of Buffalo State students come from out of state, and 1.35% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  23 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 16 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 1,573
New Jersey 4
District of Columbia 2
Pennsylvania 2
California 2

Learn more about international students at Buffalo State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
58.52% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  73.08 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Buffalo State, 58.52% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 2,812
18-19 2,757
22-24 2,020
25-29 945
35 and over 588
30-34 364
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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