56%

Acceptance Rate

$8,774

Avg.Financial Aid

002837

FAFSA Code

About University at Buffalo (UB)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

31,503

Website

www.buffalo.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

University of Buffalo is one of the largest universities in New York. There are about 12 schools and colleges under this university. It is also a public institute for research and offers almost 125 different undergraduate programs. Other than the undergraduate degree programs, UB also offers more than 205 master's degree programs and more than 90 doctoral degree programs.

The university was founded on May 11,1846 in order to give training to the doctors who were members of the Buffalo community. However, the institute soon turned into one the biggest research institutes, even being accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

A public university by the name of University at Buffalo is located in Buffalo, New York. In terms of number of students studying here, University at Buffalo is considered amongst one of the largest universities in the world. For the students willing to take admission, UB is one of the most popular destinations. Out of total 30,648 students enrolled at UB, 21,020 belong to undergraduate courses while 9628 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 2189 who teach various courses to the students. University at Buffalo is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At UB around 47% are white, 15% are Asian, and 14% are Non-resident alien. Further, around 94% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 44% of the students are females and 56% are males. Wolf Blitzer, Robin Li, Jeremy Jacobs, and Ellen S. Baker are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At UB, 855 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education).

Location & Contact

Address

12 Capen Hall

Contact

Email: ub-admissions@buffalo.edu
Phone: 7166452000
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a university plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right university. It helps them assess the university's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that University at Buffalo does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

56%

SAT Range

1160 - 1330

ACT Range

24 - 29

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

FALSE

The university takes in high each year. Moreover, admission to UB is easy. To kickstart the admission process at UB, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. The SAT score in the range of 1160-1340 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 24 might also given admission but the average ACT score at University at Buffalo is 26. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 12 Capen Hall, Buffalo, New York 14260-1660. They can also call them at (716) 645-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,895

Average Annual Cost

$6,870

Books And Supplies

$1,203

Other Fees

$3,229

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,723

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,733

Total One Year Cost

$27,758

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to UB are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $37,501. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

87%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

56%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

61%

Male Professors

39%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

751 Graduates

Psychology, General

570 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

417 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

391 Graduates

Biology, General

315 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

250 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

172 Graduates

Economics

157 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

156 Graduates

Civil Engineering

150 Graduates

Sociology

130 Graduates

Computer Science

124 Graduates

Political Science and Government

112 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

95 Graduates

Mathematics

86 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

78 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

77 Graduates

Physiology, Pathology and Related S...

77 Graduates

Chemistry

73 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

70 Graduates

International Business

68 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

66 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

65 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

56 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

54 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

52 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

51 Graduates

Architecture

50 Graduates

History

50 Graduates

Pharmacology and Toxicology

49 Graduates

Environmental Design

43 Graduates

Computer Engineering

40 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

40 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

36 Graduates

Anthropology

24 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

24 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

24 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

22 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

21 Graduates

Physics

21 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

20 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

15 Graduates

Dance

14 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

14 Graduates

Biotechnology

13 Graduates

Philosophy

13 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

12 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

12 Graduates

Journalism

6 Graduates

Area Studies

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

3 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

3 Graduates

Engineering Physics

2 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

21,607

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

31%

Full-time

92%

Part-time

8%

Students Gender

Male

56%

US National: 44%

Female

44%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

48% White

5% Unknown

8% Black

7% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

15% Non Resident alien

15% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

87%

In State

11%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$63,949 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$8,273/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Victor E. Bull

School Colors

royal blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mid-American Conference

Total Male Athletes

289

Total Female Athletes

217

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

39

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At UB, $14,134 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. University at Buffalo has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at UB costs around $5,450 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UB, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 56% male and 44% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$40,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$52,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$156 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

69%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,774

Students Receiving Federal Grants

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,240

Students Receiving State Aid

50%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,016

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,340

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,051

$30K - $48K

$10,269

$48K - $75K

$6,181

$75K - $110K

$4,379

> $110K

$1,683

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,275,869

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,276,677

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UB to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,336, whereas the financial aid is $3,321. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,162, while the institutional aid is $3,321. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UB based on students' financial needs add up to $7,275,869 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $6,276,677.

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