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Tuition & Fees

$10,035

$23,455

not including room and board

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,134
Declined + 10,073
Total Received 23,207
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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1  :  14

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Biological Sciences
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School Facts

A flagship institution in the State University of New York system, the University at Buffalo (SUNY at Buffalo) is the largest and most comprehensive in the 64-campus SUNY system and is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 29,850
Established in 1846
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AANA (American Association of Nurse Anesthetists)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Codes

SAT 2925
ACT 2978

Buffalo, NY

1,350-acre, urban campus in Buffalo (population: 259,384). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation between north and south campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

SUNY — University at Buffalo
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
24 fraternities 2% of male students
 
16 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
700-800
12%
600-699
43%
500-599
38%
400-499
7%
30-36
15%
24-29
56%
18-23
29%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,134
Declined + 10,073
Total Received 23,207

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Interview
Recommendations

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Regina Toomey
Interim Director of Admissions
P: 888 822-3648
F: 716 645-6411
ub-admissions@buffalo.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $25,591,099
State $23,151,089
Institutional $1,598,372
Other external $1,742,442
Total $52,083,002

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $13,618,095
Other external $0
Total $13,618,095

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
football
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Victor E. Bull
School colors
royal blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Business Administration
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist
Adult Health Nursing
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering/Business Administration
African-American Studies
American Studies
Anatomical Sciences
Anatomy
Anthropology
Architecture
Architecture/Business Administration
Architecture/Media Arts Production
Architecture/Urban Planning
Art History
Arts Management
Asian Studies
Audiology
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics/Biometrics
Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences/Dentistry
Biology 7-12
Biology Education
Biomaterials
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Biophysics
Biostatistics
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Law
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering/Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry 7-12
Chemistry Education
Child Health Nurse Practitioner
Child Health Nursing
Childhood Education
Childhood Education/Bilingual Extension
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering/Business Administration
Classics
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Communication
Communications
Communicative Disorders/Sciences
Community Health/Health Behavior
Comparative Literature
Computational Physics
Computational Physics/Physics
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Business Administration
Computer Science/Computer Science Engineering
Computer Science/Engineering
Counseling/School Psychology
Counselor Education
Criminal Law
Dance
Dentistry
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education/Bilingual Extension
Early Childhood/Childhood Education
Earth Science 7-12
Earth Science Education
Economics
Economics/Business Administration
Education/Technology
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Educational Technology Specialist
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering/Business Administration
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
Engineering Science
English
English Education
English Education 7-12
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Environmental Design
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Geosciences
Epidemiology
Evolution/Ecology/Behavior
Exercise Science
Exercise Science/Nutrition
Family Nurse Practitioner
Family Nursing
Film Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
Foreign/Second Language Education
French
French 7-12
French Education
French Language/Literature
General Education
Geography
Geography/Business Administration
Geological Sciences
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
German
German 7-12
German Education
German Languages/Literature
Global Gender Studies
Health Science Education/Evaluation
Higher Education
Higher Education Administration
Historical Musicology/Music Theory
History
Humanities/Interdisciplinary
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Engineering/Business Administration
Informatics
Information/Library Science
Italian
Italian 7-12
Italian Education
Japanese Education
Jewish Studies
Latin 7-12
Latin Education
Law
Linguistics
Linguistics/English for Speakers of Other Languages
Literacy Specialist
Management
Management Information Systems
Maternal/Women's Health Nursing
Mathematical Physics
Mathematics
Mathematics 7-12
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Economics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Business Administration
Media Arts Production
Media Study
Medical Technology
Medicinal Chemistry
Medicine
Mental Health Counseling
Microbiology
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music History
Music Performance
Music Theatre
Music Theory
Natural Science/Interdisciplinary
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Neuroscience
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nurse Anesthesia
Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Adult Health Nursing
Nursing/Child Health Nursing
Nursing/Family Nursing
Nursing/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Maternal/Women's Health
Nursing/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Nurse Anesthetist
Nursing/Nursing Administration
Nursing/Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Nutrition
Occupational Science
Occupational Science/Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Early Intervention
Occupational Therapy/Physical/Developmental Disabilities
Oral Biology
Oral Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Orthodontics
Pathology
Pharmaceutical Science
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Pharmacy
Pharmacy/Business Administration
Philosophy
Philosophy/Business Administration
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics Adolescence Education 7-12
Physics Education
Physiology
Political Science
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Psychology
Public Health
Public Health/Law
Reading Education
Reading Teacher
Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Sciences
Russian
Russian Education
School Counseling
School Psychology
Science Education
Science/The Public
Social Foundations
Social Science Interdisciplinary
Social Science Interdisciplinary/Social Work
Social Science/Interdisciplinary
Social Studies
Social Studies Education
Social Welfare
Social Work
Social Work/Business Administration
Social Work/Law
Social Work/Public Health
Social/Personality Psychology
Sociology
Sociology/Business Administration
Sociology/Social Work
Spanish
Spanish Education
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education
Special Studies
Speech/Hearing Handicapped
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Structural Biology
Studio Art
Supply Chains/Operations Management
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Theatre
Theatre Performance
Urban Planning
Urban Planning/Law
Visual Studies
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
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Undergraduate

66%

19,831
students

Female
46%
9,058

Male
54%
10,773

Graduate

34%

10,019
students

Female
50%
4,988

Male
50%
5,031

undergraduateFull-time

91%

18,091
students

Female
46%
8,146

Male
54%
9,945

undergraduatePart-time

9%

1,740
students

Female
53%
912

Male
47%
828

Student Break-down

16%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

66%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 91
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Malaysia
Republic Of Korea
Singapore
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Steven L. Shaw
Director of International Admissions
716 645-2368
intadmit@buffalo.edu

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