Information for Future Students


As a future student we understand the need for information about the graduate admission process, application requirements and program details. Here, you will find information and tools to help you determine which program is the right fit for you. We look forward to working with you as you explore graduate education within our school.

Now that you have selected one of our top-notch programs, apply today and see for yourself how rewarding and affordable your educational journey can be.
The Graduate School of Education offers over eighty programs across four departments. There is a program right for you and your specific needs. If you have specific questions about the application process, please contact us at or 716-645-2110.
Our step-by-step guides will assist you in navigating the process of successfully getting started at UB.
A list of common questions our admission staff addresses with students. If you are looking for an answer to a question not listed, please contact us.
As you are searching for the right graduate program, speaking with alumni can give you invaluable insights into the UB Graduate School of Education community. Our Alumni Ambassador Program consists of a group of GSE alumni who have agreed to help you navigate the graduate school search process. Please feel free to reach out to the alumni below with questions regarding the GSE student experience and the impact their studies here have had on their careers.
The best way to determine if the Graduate School of Education is right for you is to visit the campus. During your visit, you and a member of the admission team will discuss academic options, career opportunities, application requirements and take an optional tour of UB's North Campus.
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The University at Buffalo offers students an excellent education at a cost that is more affordable than most other major research universities.
Financial aid (e.g., loans) administered through the State of New York and the federal government, for students with financial need, is only available to domestic students.
Eligible students can finance the cost of graduate education in a variety of ways. Explore our information and links to learn more about available financing opportunities.
As you plan your UB experience, the choices you make now will set the course for how you live, learn, and work and over the next few years. Each year, more than 7,500 students call UB's residence halls & apartments home. UB housing offers amenities and value you simply won't find anywhere else.
With nearly 5,000 international students from more than 100 different countries, you'll find that UB offers a warm and welcoming environment. We understand there are special resource needs and accommodations. We offer a variety of services to assist you.
A job or assistantship can help you gain valuable experience, while further off-setting the cost of your education.
Here at UB, we believe that a quality student experience goes beyond the classroom. Here you will find the resources you require to be a successful student inside and outside the classroom.
For those men and women who have served our country, we are eager to serve you in obtaining a degree. Thanks to the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, higher education has become more accessible for service members. We also understant the balance required to transition from the military life to an academic one. The University at Buffalo and the Graduate School of Education are dedicated to providing the services required to make this transition an easy one.
Receive updates and information on the University, important deadlines and event invitations, and the programs that matter most to you. We can help you understand the application process and procedures along with the unique graduate experience that GSE provides to students.