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First-year Students

Qualifications

High school students must have:

  • An average of 90 or higher (or rank within the top 10 percent of their graduating class)

and

  • SAT scores of 1100 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 24 or higher.

What Else We Consider

  • Advanced Placement courses with grades of B or higher

  • Co-curricular activities

  • Community involvement

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Transfer Students

Qualifications

Participants in honors programs at community colleges must have fulfilled the requirements of those programs.

Other transfer students with GPAs of 3.5 or higher also may be invited to apply.

What Else We Consider

  •  Co-curricular activities

  •  Community involvement

Application Deadline
Transfer students must apply to Buffalo State by March 1.

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Accepted Students

No application is required to be considered for the Muriel A. Howard Honors program. 

When students have been accepted to Buffalo State and are offered either the Provost or the Presidential Scholarship, they are automatically candidates for the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program.

If selected to receive the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program scholarship, students will be notified.

More information
Admissions Office
Moot Hall 110 
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-4017
admissions@buffalostate.edu

Financial Benefits


Full-time students in the program are awarded more than half of tuition and fees a year through a combination of the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program Scholarship and a Presidential or Provost Scholarship. Many students are able to cover most of their direct expenses—tuition, room, and board—with a combination of scholarships and other financial aid.

Financial Aid Office

Student Accounts Office


Scholarships

The Campus Application Portal for Scholarships (CAPS) is Buffalo State’s scholarship software system.

Students sign in annually to complete a General Application and are auto-matched to scholarships that they immediately qualify for—no further action is required. To see other scholarships for consideration, select “Recommended” under “Opportunities,” additional action may be needed.

CAPS has various application cycles, check for posted deadline dates.

Contact Us

For more information about the Muriel A. Howard Honors Program:

Andrea Guiati, Ph.D.
Director, Muriel A. Howard Honors Program
Buffalo State
1300 Elmwood Avenue
South Wing 510
Buffalo, NY 14222

(716) 878-3093
honors@buffalostate.edu

 

Linda Lambalzer
Secretary 1
(716) 878-3093
lamballa@buffalostate.edu

 

 

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Muriel A. Howard Honors Program

1300 Elmwood Ave  •  South Wing 510 •  Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-3093   honors@buffalostate.edu