University at Buffalo: Ranking & Review

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University at Buffalo Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate57%59%56%
Applicants27,79814,56913,229
Admissions15,9408,5307,410
Enrolled undergraduates4,1792,3961,783
Enrolled total (including graduate students)30,64816,68213,966

6,522 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

850 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,698
Percent of students submitting SAT scores66%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
565
Math
605

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,384
Percent of students submitting ACT scores34%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
24
ACT Math
26

University at Buffalo Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $26,158 $43,398
Off-campus $26,230 $43,470
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,477 and other expenses per full academic year.

University at Buffalo provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 7,973 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,670 $23,910
Fees for full-time undergraduates $3,158 $3,158
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $278 $1,008
Tuition for Full-time graduates $10,870 $22,210
Fees for full-time graduates $2,514 $2,514
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $453 $925

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 985 296 13 1,294
Engineering 758 365 56 1,179
Health Professions and Related Programs 311 184 464 959
Social Sciences 735 73 32 840
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 467 113 66 646
Psychology 514 33 26 573
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 10 114 345 20 489
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 20 358 8 2 388
Education 182 38 220
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 217 2 219
Architecture and Related Services 93 96 1 190
Physical Sciences 139 25 23 187
Visual and Performing Arts 139 32 3 174
Mathematics and Statistics 84 65 6 155
Legal Professions and Studies 2 152 154
English Language and Literature & Letters 12 70 19 14 115
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 36 20 12 68
History 43 18 4 65
Library Science 55 55
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 1 44 45
Philosophy and Religious Studies 11 7 6 24
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 15 3 6 24
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 6 6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
Transportation and Materials Moving
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Grand Total424,8732,2089468,069

A total of 4,915 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University at Buffalo.

At the master's and doctor's level 3,154 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate75%73%78%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 81%

General info

Alternative namesSUNY Buffalo
University of Buffalo
University at Buffalo
UB
State University of New York at Buffalo
Founded1846
MottoMens sana in corpore sano
Sound Mind in a Sound Body
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorswhite, blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff4,875
Instructional FTE1,847
Research FTE29
Public Service FTE34
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.buffalo.edu
Address12 Capen Hall
Buffalo, New York, 14260-1660
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone7166452000
Fax+1 (716) 645 2895

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