SUNY at Buffalo State Rankings Based on Salary

  • SUNY at Buffalo State ranks better than only 30% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • SUNY at Buffalo State ranks better than 71% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at SUNY at Buffalo State

We calculated a salary score for each of SUNY at Buffalo State's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at SUNY at Buffalo State to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Buffalo State Bachelor's Degrees

Buffalo State ranks higher than 30% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians 46% $25,000 $27,519 46%
Biology, General 50% $20,000 $28,960 50%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 29% $18,438 $37,964 29%
Communication and Media Studies 32% $20,811 $30,650 32%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 52% $21,500 $35,060 52%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 44% $19,000 $34,567 44%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 86% $31,000 $41,565 86%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 24% Not Reported $20,140 24%
Economics 14% $20,200 $36,488 14%
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 32% $26,244 $54,661 32%
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 19% $23,626 $31,660 19%
Fine and Studio Arts 62% $25,175 $27,907 62%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 31% $25,000 $33,993 31%
History 18% $15,750 $24,730 18%
Hospitality Administration/Management 13% $19,244 $30,529 13%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 49% $16,100 $55,964 49%
Information Science/Studies 26% $18,927 $45,554 26%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 27% $22,844 $28,288 27%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 65% $21,500 $63,005 65%
Music 14% $27,000 $20,140 14%
Political Science and Government 38% $18,250 $33,281 38%
Psychology, General 51% $22,000 $30,080 51%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 26% Not Reported $26,896 26%
Social Work 60% $20,000 $33,230 60%
Sociology 43% $21,895 $31,523 43%
Special Education and Teaching 0% $21,500 $22,485 0%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 4% $23,236 $27,551 4%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 6% $22,000 $28,598 6%
Urban Studies/Affairs 20% Not Reported $31,839 20%

Salary Scores for Buffalo State Master's Degrees

Buffalo State ranks higher than 19% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 20% $30,750 $52,107 20%
Curriculum and Instruction 4% $20,320 $36,312 4%
Educational Administration and Supervision 14% $22,417 $42,044 14%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 13% Not Reported $25,967 13%
Special Education and Teaching 29% $30,750 $45,808 29%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 26% $20,500 $44,046 26%

SUNY at Buffalo State Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Tavione Griffin 2/4/2020

would not recommend attending this college. It will break you spiritually, emotionally and financially! This school finds every way to exploit money from hardworking students! The staff are extremely disrespectful and do not care about the mental health of the students. Dorms are extremely expensive and not worth the money, RAs aren’t qualified and do not offer their assistance at all! I have had nothing but negative experiences since the moment I have came here. The rate of incoming students is decreasing... Read More

Shannekah 12/24/2019

Buffalo State is a great academic institution. The level of curriculum is the latest. The community is diverse and offers a variety programs. The teachers are genuine and care about the students future. There are also a variety of a academic, athletic, and social clubs. So many that their is something for everyone. I enjoyed my time at Buffalo State. I received a bachelors in psychology and learned so much about the discipline as well as myself.