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.

Resources for Future Students

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
    Do you have a specific question? Here is 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 directly at
  • How to Apply
    Now that you have selected one of our high-quality programs that fits your needs, take the next step and apply today. See for yourself how rewarding your educational journey can be at UB.
  • Apply Now
    The Graduate School of Education offers over eighty programs across four departments. There is a program right for you and your specific needs.
  • Steps for New Students
    Our step-by-step guides will assist you in navigating the process of successfully getting started at UB.
  • Alumni and Student Ambassadors
    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.
  • Visit the Campus
    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.
  • Events
    Connect with us and learn if we offer the place and program that is right for you.
  • Tuition and Fees
    The University at Buffalo offers students an excellent education at a cost that is more affordable than most other major research universities. The most accurate tuition and fee information can be found on UB's Student Accounts website.
  • Financial Aid
    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.
  • Funding Available
    An investment in education is an investment in your future. When you compare the cost of a UB education to national averages, the value is clear: Our tuition and fees are among the lowest and most competitive in the nation. The Graduate School of Education is committed to providing additional funding opportunities so that when students graduate, they leave with as little debt as possible.
  • International Student Resources
    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.
  • Jobs and Assistantships
    A job or assistantship can help you gain valuable experience, while further off-setting the cost of your education.
  • Resources and Services for New Graduate Students
    We believe that a quality student experience goes beyond the classroom. At UB, you will find the resources you require to be a successful student inside and outside the classroom.
  • Veteran Resources
    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 understand 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.
  • Request Information
    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.

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