To apply, please use the link to access our online application system. You should begin by creating an account. Once created, you will be promoted to choose an application, select your term year and program. Please read the directions on your College of Arts and Sciences application carefully.
Supporting materials must be submitted electronically, using the upload section near the bottom of the application. Acceptable formats include PDF, MS Word .doc or .docx, Text, HTML, jpeg or other standard image file
The deadline for applications to the PhD program is December 13th.
Since we will begin processing applications immediately, meeting the deadline is especially important if you wish to be considered for the enhanced fellowships offered through the Graduate School and the College of Arts and Sciences.
The priority deadline for applications to the MA program is February 15th. We will continue to review applications after that date on a space-available basis. Students wishing to be considered for the Arthur A. Schomburg Fellowship should apply no later than December 15th.
All applications must include the following:
Please consider our advice for graduate applicants on how to submit the strongest application you can.
International applicants must also include:
For more information, visit our admissions page for international applicants.
The application fee of $75 payable to the University at Buffalo. Payments may be made online by program:
Please visit our admissions web page for non-matriculating students for information about this application process.
Graduate Admissions Office
302 Clemens Hall
Phone: (716) 645-2566