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Every education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the education program at Buffalo State stacks up to those at other schools.

Buffalo State is located in Buffalo, New York and approximately 8,339 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 199 students received a bachelor's degree in education from Buffalo State.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

Buffalo State Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at Buffalo State

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Buffalo State does offer online courses in education for the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Buffalo State Education Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the education progam at Buffalo State compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The education major at Buffalo State is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Education Schools 147
Most Focused Education Graduate Certificate Schools 152
Most Popular Online Education Graduate Certificate Schools 203
Best Value Education Graduate Certificate Schools 493
Best Education Master’s Degree Schools 742
Best Value Education Master’s Degree Schools 766

In 2021, 248 students received their master’s degree in education from Buffalo State. This makes it the #146 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

Education Student Demographics at Buffalo State

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Buffalo State.

Buffalo State Education Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 12% of education bachelor's degrees went to men and 88% went to women.


About 78% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in education at Buffalo State are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Buffalo State with a bachelor's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 155
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Buffalo State Education Master’s Program

77% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 23% of education master's degrees went to men and 77% went to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. Buffalo State does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 3% more men than average.


Of the students who received a education master's degree from Buffalo State, 79% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Buffalo State with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 26
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 195
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Buffalo State also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

If you plan to be a education major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Buffalo State. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 188
Teacher Education Subject Specific 132
Special Education 58
Curriculum & Instruction 50
Educational Administration 45
Multilingual Education 13
Teaching English or French 10

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Buffalo State.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Teacher Assistants 123,960 $31,330
Elementary School Teachers 82,590 $83,010
High School Teachers 74,830 $85,300
Middle School Teachers 39,950 $83,490
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 31,840 $56,060


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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