Admission Requirements for Graduate Programs at University at Buffalo

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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Priority will be given to applications submitted up to December 1.

Students are evaluated based on all materials submitted and will be considered in the context of all of their accomplishments.

1. A bachelor’s degree

2. A GPA of 3.0 or above

3. GRE is not required with sufficient mathematical background

4. Personal Statement: ensure your statement is unique to the University at Buffalo and the name of the MPH concentration area to which you are applying

5. Contact information for three references

Master of Science in Data Science - GRE not required


-2 Letters of recommendation


-Proof of English language proficiency (for international applicants only)

-GRE scores

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Students can earn the Doctor of physical therapy (DPT) degree at UB through two paths:

  • 3 + 3 combined exercise science BS/DPT
  • 4 + 3 traditional DPT

Only UB students are eligible to enter through the 3 + 3 combined Exercise Science BS/DPT program. All other students must have earned a bachelor’s degree before entering the DPT program.

A minimum prerequisite course GPA of 3.0 and a grade of C- or better in all prerequisite coursework is required.

Students are evaluated based on all materials submitted and will be considered in the context of all their accomplishments.

  • A GPA of 3.0 or above in prerequisite courses.
  • Volunteer Observation Hours: 40 hours of volunteer experience under a licensed physical therapist. Documentation of volunteer experience is part of the PTCAS application.
  • Personal Statement.
  • Contact information for two references

Master of Science in Architecture - Admissions

Admission requirements for Master of Science in Architecture at University at Buffalo:

1. Transcript(s) from every institution previously attended.

2. Two letters of recommendation.

3. Resume.

4. Resume.

5. GRE scores are not required for Master of Science in Architecture.

6. Work samples, or portfolio of creative work.

7. Students whose first language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency with either a TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic score. Students taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) must score either 213 or higher on the computer-based version, or 79 on the internet-based version. Students submitting an International English Language System (IELTS) score must have earned a 6.5 overall score with no individual subscore below 6.0. A minimum PTE Academic score of 55 will be required with no individual section sub-score below 50.

Application deadline for Master of Science in Architecture:

For fall admission, the deadline for applications is January 1.

For spring admission, applications received by October 31 will receive primary consideration for scholarships and admissions. International students are encouraged to apply by October 1.