Buffalo State campus sign with Rockwell Hall tower

The Center for Applied Imagination is proudly housed at Buffalo State, part of the State University of New York. Known as Buff State by friends, family and alumni, the university is a 150-year-old educational institution, unique in many respects. It prides itself in offering one of the most affordable higher education experiences in the state of New York — and one of the “Best Bang for the Buck” colleges in the United States. As an institution, Buff State is founded on the values of diversity, inclusion, and excellence — three pillars that are crucial for creativity and creative problem-solving.