M.Sc. On Campus

Social Sciences

University at Buffalo

12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Social Sciences program of the University at Buffalo offers students the freedom to design a specialized graduate curriculum, gain advanced training in research methods and complete a capstone research project.


About the Program

Candidates of the Social Sciences program of the University at Buffalo combine research in a core social science concentration with related course work in a second social and behavioral science discipline, including Anthropology, Communications, Communicative Disorders and Sciences, Economics, Geography, Linguistics, Political Science, Psychology, and/or Sociology.

Programme Structure

  • 15 credit hours in an area of concentration selected from Social Sciences department, including at least one graduate course in research methods or statistics.
  • 15 credit hours in courses in a second area of Social Sciences.  With prior approval up to six of these credit hours may be in an area of the Humanities, Natural Sciences or a Professional School.
  • 3 credit hours of project guidance.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • After these dates, applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The online application form
  • Graduate School application fee of $75
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Financial disclosure statement
  • TOEFL scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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