As an online international student at UB, you are sure to be in good hands. According to the 2013 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, UB is among the top 20 U.S. institutions hosting international students.
application, complete all sections, and submit
Upload ALL transcripts / mark sheets and completed degrees /
diplomas for ALL post-secondary schools 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.
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.
All international applicants (unless exempted) must demonstrate proficiency in the English language. International students may demonstrate proficiency by submitting official test scores for either the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic). Regardless of the type of test, scores must be dated within two years of the time the application is reviewed by International Admissions at the University at Buffalo.
Programs within the Department of Learning and Instruction (Science and the Public, Educational Technology and New Literacies, and Gifted Education programs) require the following minimum scores
Program within the Departments of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology and Library and Information Studies (Rehabilitation Counseling-MS, Mental Health Counseling-AGC, Rehabilitation Counseling-AGC, Master of Library Science, Library Media Specialist programs) require the following minimum scores:
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.
Assistant Director for Recruitment & Student Services
GSE Office of Admissions and Student Services
366 Baldy Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: (716) 645-2110