SUNY at Buffalo State Rankings by Salary Score

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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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Buffalo State Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians 46 96% 96% $25,000 $27,520 46
Biology, General 50 97% 97% $20,000 $28,960 50
Business Administration, Management and Operations 29 97% 97% $18,440 $37,960 29
Communication and Media Studies 32 98% 98% $20,810 $30,650 32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 52 98% 98% $21,500 $35,060 52
Criminal Justice and Corrections 44 97% 97% $19,000 $34,570 44
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 86 97% 97% $31,000 $41,570 86
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 24 92% 92% Not Reported $20,140 24
Economics 14 96% 96% $20,200 $36,490 14
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 32 97% 97% $26,240 $54,660 32
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 19 99% 99% $23,630 $31,660 19
Fine and Studio Arts 62 96% 96% $25,180 $27,910 62
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 31 100% 100% $25,000 $33,990 31
History 18 97% 97% $15,750 $24,730 18
Hospitality Administration/Management 13 98% 98% $19,240 $30,530 13
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 49 100% 100% $16,100 $55,960 49
Information Science/Studies 26 96% 96% $18,930 $45,550 26
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 27 91% 91% $22,840 $28,290 27
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 65 100% 100% $21,500 $63,010 65
Music 14 100% 100% $27,000 $20,140 14
Political Science and Government 38 92% 92% $18,250 $33,280 38
Psychology, General 51 97% 97% $22,000 $30,080 51
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 26 96% 96% Not Reported $26,900 26
Social Work 60 96% 96% $20,000 $33,230 60
Sociology 43 96% 96% $21,900 $31,520 43
Special Education and Teaching 0 94% 94% $21,500 $22,490 0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 4 95% 95% $23,240 $27,550 4
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 6 96% 96% $22,000 $28,600 6
Urban Studies/Affairs 20 100% 100% Not Reported $31,840 20

Salary Scores for Buffalo State Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 20 93% 93% $30,750 $52,110 20
Curriculum and Instruction 4 100% 100% $20,320 $36,310 4
Educational Administration and Supervision 14 97% 97% $22,420 $42,040 14
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 13 54% 54% Not Reported $25,970 13
Special Education and Teaching 29 99% 99% $30,750 $45,810 29
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 26 98% 98% $20,500 $44,050 26

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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.