SUNY -- University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY

SUNY -- University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$10,523

$28,193

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
49%
500-599
38%
400-499
3%
700-800
20%
600-699
49%
500-599
28%
400-499
1%
30-36
22%
24-29
54%
18-23
24%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,264
Declined 11,636
Total Received 29,900
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Public

21,921

undergraduate students

10,002

graduate students

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1,350-acre, urban campus in Buffalo (population: 258,612 ). Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation between north and south campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Buffalo-Niagara International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Opening Weekend
  • Fallfest/Springfest
  • Homecoming/Parents' Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
65%
Top 1/2
93%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
49%
500-599
38%
400-499
3%
700-800
20%
600-699
49%
500-599
28%
400-499
1%
30-36
22%
24-29
54%
18-23
24%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 91.9

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,264
Declined 11,636
Total Received 29,900

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

interview
class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, boxing, crew, cricket, cross-country, field hockey, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, roller hockey, rugby, skiing, soccer, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, basketball, boxing, cricket, cross-country, field hockey, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, skiing, soccer, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Field hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Criminology
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Exercise Physiology
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
Industrial Engineering
Informatics
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Italian Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Linguistics
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pharmacology and Toxicology, Other
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

31,923

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

21,921
students

Female
44%
9,613

Male
56%
12,308

31%

10,002
students

Female
52%
5,158

Male
48%
4,844

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

20,401
students

Female
44%
8,852

Male
56%
11,549

7%

1,520
students

Female
51%
761

Male
49%
759

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 58%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,742

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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