Classics students on a study abroad trip to Greece.

PhD in Classics

Prepare for a career in research and academia

MA in Classics

Specialize in Latin or Ancient History

BA in Classics

Explore the riches of Greek and Roman culture

Minor in Classics

Complement a major in English, art, history and more

Welcome! The UB Department of Classics is the only classics department in the SUNY system, and has long been home to innovative research and teaching across the discipline. From archaeology and language to history and literature, come study the rich cultural heritage of classical civilizations in a friendly, supportive program offering many exciting opportunities for research and travel. 

Join Our Scholarly Community

Classics students at the Colosseum.
Welcome, future students!

Studying classics will prepare you to be an active, purposeful citizen of the world. Find out how!

Travel and Research Abroad

Students and faculty working on the IMPERO project.
Where will you go?

Our students regularly travel to Greece, Italy, Turkey and Israel to assist with faculty research projects.

Student Testimonials

"I am forever grateful to the University at Buffalo's Department of Classics for its amazing professors, for the close-knit community it provided, and for the opportunities my degree has given me." – Gabriel Malone, BA