University at Buffalo: Ranking & Review

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Buffalo
rank
United States
rank
World
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180127
Top 1%

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

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

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

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 Services985296131,294
Engineering758365561,179
Health Professions and Related Programs311184464959
Social Sciences7357332840
Biological and Biomedical Sciences46711366646
Psychology5143326573
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1011434520489
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2035882388
Education18238220
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2172219
Architecture and Related Services93961190
Physical Sciences1392523187
Visual and Performing Arts139323174
Mathematics and Statistics84656155
Legal Professions and Studies2152154
English Language and Literature & Letters12701914115
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics36201268
History4318465
Library Science5555
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies14445
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies153624
Philosophy and Religious Studies117624
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities66
Transportation and Materials Moving
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies
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 population261,000
Phone7166452000
Fax+1 (716) 645 2895

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