Welcome to the University at Buffalo Department of Classics, long home to innovative research and teaching across the field of classical studies, from archaeology to history to literature. Our program is particularly strong in the areas of Roman Culture, Greek History, Archaeology, and Digital Classics. We offer our students the chance to work side by side with faculty on collaborative projects, including Tesserae, the Artifacts Collection and the cutting edge interdisciplinary journal Arethusa


GR 101 Online Course

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MA in Ancient History

Latin MA Track


 Discover Magazine says so.  An analysis of GRE scores shows that Classics and Classical languages report the highest Verbal GRE scores of all fields examined, and among the highest combined scores of any field.

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Visiting the Department

Now accepting PhD and MA applications for fall 2018.

NYS residents applying for the MA can apply for an application fee waiver.