Now that you have selected one of our top-notch programs, we
invite you to apply and see for yourself how rewarding and
affordable your educational journey can be.
application, complete all sections, and submit
Upload unofficial transcripts from all previous post-secondary
institutions attended.* Applicants who are currently
enrolled, have studied at, or graduated from UB do not need to
request an official UB transcript. GSE's Office of Admissions will
download and print the transcript for you. You will be asked
to upload your documents within the application.
Note to all applicants: Please be sure to provide us with your former/maiden name if you have one. When requesting transcripts, please ask the sending institution to indicate your current name and former/maiden name.
Program specific requirements: Check your specific degree program to see if there are additional requirements.
If your program requires letters of recommendation, you will be asked to provide contact information about each individual providing a recommendation. Please note that your recommenders will receive the electronic request to provide a recommendation letter only after you "formally submit" the application.
Submit a non-refundable $50.00 (U.S. Dollars) application fee
either electronically, check, or money order. If you pay by check
or money order, please make the check payable to "University at
Buffalo" and indicate on the check/money order the name of the GSE
program that you are applyng to.
Once you have completed and submitted your online application, a member of the graduate admission's staff will review your file to confirm that any/all supporting documents are included. As soon as your application file is complete, it will go to your Program Director for review.
In order to be compliant with FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act), we are prohibited from discussing the admissions decision with anyone other than you, the applicant.
Office of Admissions and Student Services