Admissions

Apply Online

Your first step will be to apply to UB as an undergraduate. Submit an online application early in the fall of your senior year of high school for fall semester admission.

Applying to UB online is fast, easy and secure. Choose the Common Application or the State University of New York (SUNY) application. A $50 non-refundable fee is required with each option.

In your freshman and sophomore years of the program, you’ll complete the lower division prerequisite courses. You’ll then apply for promotion to the professional sequence of the undergraduate exercise science program in January of your sophomore year.

Once accepted, you’ll be eligible to apply for the graduate portion.

Graduate Portion Admissions

Apply online to UB’s Graduate School for the graduate portion of the BS/MS program.

The online application is fast, easy and secure. A $50 non-refundable fee is required.

Deadline

Apply by the first academic day in March of your junior year.

Requirements

  • Acceptance to the professional sequence phase of the exercise science program.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.8 in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate work at the time of application.
  • An overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 as of the beginning of the fall semester of your senior year.
  • GRE scores; however, there is no minimum score. The results are used to evaluate your potential. Note: The MCAT or any other standardized test may not be used as a substitute for the GRE. 

Supplemental Materials

Before you submit your application, ensure that you have all of the supplemental materials ready.

  • Contact a faculty member in your area of interest to arrange an in-person or phone interview.
  • Secure two recommendation forms from individuals who have worked closely with you and have considerable knowledge of your academic performance.
  • Request that your official transcripts from each college or university you have attended are sent to the department.
  • Request that your GRE scores are sent to the department.
    When requesting your GRE scores, use these reporting codes: Institution 2925; Department 0214
  • Include a statement of career objectives and plans, listing your area of concentration and research interests. This section is very important in the application process; complete with as much detail as possible.

Questions about the application process?

Contact Courtney Frisch, staff assistant, graduate program, at cjfrisch@buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is committed to ensuring equal access to its programs and activities. The entire notice of non-discrimination can be viewed here: www.buffalo.edu/equity.html