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University at Buffalo, SUNY
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  • BUFFALO, NY

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Report Card

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
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  5. Athletics
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  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
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  12. Safety
    grade B

About

12 CAPEN HALL
BUFFALO, NY 14260
Branch of
SUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Mid-American Conference
From University at Buffalo, SUNY

The University at Buffalo, New York's flagship and a top 40 public research institution.

As the largest SUNY campus by enrollment, UB offers the broadest and most comprehensive academic offeringsβ€”140+ undergraduate majors, 55+ combined undergraduate/graduate degree programs and extensive research, internship and experiential learning opportunities to complement and enhance every academic path.

With a rich tradition of research excellence, innovative opportunities inside and outside the classroom, and a diverse student body that looks like the real world, UB creates life-changing experiences for students and the world at large.

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University at Buffalo, SUNY Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
70%
SAT Range
1180-1360
ACT Range
25-31
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$17,954 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,810 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
84%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 196 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 244 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 244 responses

Majors

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is No. 1 in New York State

academic spotlight

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences was the first pharmacy school in the SUNY system and sets the standard in research and drug development as the No. 1 pharmacy school in New York State. At UB, New York's flagship, healthcare leaders and world-renowned clinicians create innovative learning environments for the next generation.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    61%
  • On Campus
    33%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
19,773 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,694
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 152 responses
  • Diverse
    41%
  • Friendly
    20%
  • Work hard, party harder
    12%
  • Ambitious
    10%
  • Studious
    7%
  • Democrats
    3%
  • Dreamers
    3%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
53%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 248 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 309 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 175 responses
  • Large
    35%
  • Diverse
    33%
  • Friendly
    9%
  • Too large
    8%
  • Opportunity
    6%
  • Dope
    5%
  • Incredible
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
74%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 138 responses

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