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University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY
University Website: www.buffalo.edu
Apply Online: admissions.buffalo.edu/apply/index.php
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University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, also commonly known as the University at Buffalo (abbreviated UB) or SUNY Buffalo, is a premier public research university with multiple campuses located in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, United States. The university was founded in 1846 as a private college, but in 1962 was absorbed into the State University of New York (SUNY) system. By enrollment, UB is the largest of SUNY's four comprehensive university centers, and also the largest public university in the northeastern United States (comprising New York state and the New England region). In addition, by either endowment or research funding, UB is also the largest one of SUNY's four comprehensive flagship university centers.

As of 2012, the university currently enrolls 28,601 students in 13 separate colleges. The university houses the largest state-operated medical school and features the only state law school,architecture and urban planning school, and pharmacy school in the state of New York. The university offers over 100 bachelor's, 205 master's, 84 doctoral, and 10 professional areas of study.

According to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the University at Buffalo is a Research University with Very High Research Activity (RU/VH). In 1989, UB was elected to the Association of American Universities, which represents 62 prestigious, leading research universities in the United States and Canada. UB's alumni and faculty have produced a U.S. President, a Prime Minister, astronauts, Nobel laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, Emmy Award winners, Rhodes Scholars, and other notable individuals in their fields.

Buffalo has consistently placed in the top cluster of U.S. public research universities and among the overall top 30 research universities according to the Center for Measuring University Performance and was ranked as the 38th best value for in-state students and the 27th best value for out of state students in the 2012 Kiplinger rankings of best value of national universities. U.S. News and World Report's 2013 edition of America's Best Colleges ranked UB 106th on their list of "Best National Universities," and 51st among public universities. In the 2012-2013 edition of "World University Rankings", Times Higher Education ranked UB at 198, making it one of the top universities in the world.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $14,720.00 avg tuition

12 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-1660
(716) 645-2000

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.buffalo.edu/
Financial Aid:
financialaid.buffalo.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University at Buffalo

Statistics:
Applied 21,985
Admitted 11,298 51%
Enrolled total 3,388
Full Time: 3,352
Part Time 36
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 500 610
SAT Math 550 650
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 23 28
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 88%
4-year graduation rate 42%
6-year graduation rate 63%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University at Buffalo

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,270.00 $5,270.00 $14,720.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,212.00 $2,212.00 $2,212.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $220.00 $220.00 $613.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,870.00 $8,870.00 $15,160.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,666.00 $1,666.00 $1,666.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $370.00 $370.00 $632.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,728.00 $10,728.00 $3,085.00
Other Expenses $1,937.00 $3,085.00 $3,085.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $75.00
Books and Supplies $1,004.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 92%
Percent receiving grant aid 71%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,248.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 71%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,718.00

University at Buffalo

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X X
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
Environmental Design/Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Bioinformatics X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
Biophysics X X
Biostatistics X
Biotechnology X X
Ecology X
Epidemiology X
Exercise Physiology X X
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology X
Neuroscience X
Pharmacology and Toxicology X
Physiology, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other X
Finance, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer Science X
Information Science/Studies X X
EDUCATION
Bilingual and Multilingual Education X
Biology Teacher Education X
Chemistry Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, General X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
French Language Teacher Education X
German Language Teacher Education X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
Latin Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physics Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
Engineering, General X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Industrial Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Comparative Literature X
French Language and Literature X X
German Language and Literature X
Italian Language and Literature X
Linguistics X X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Dental Clinical Sciences, General X
Dental Materials X
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing X
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry X
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor X
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist X
Nurse Anesthetist X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X X
Orthodontics/Orthodontology X
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design X X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
LIBRARY SCIENCE
Library and Information Science X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Natural Sciences X
Nutrition Sciences X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Chemistry, Other X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Design and Visual Communications, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Music History, Literature, and Theory X
Music Performance, General X X
Music Theory and Composition X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in New York

Name Amount Deadline
Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study $2,000 February 28, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Christiansen-Roller-White Founders' Scholarship Up to $5,000 February 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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