University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$10,526

$28,196

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
560
75th
670
25th
580
75th
29
25th
22
75th
29
25th
24
75th
29
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,251
Declined 9,996
Total Received 30,247
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Public

24,445

undergraduate students

11,064

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: Large town

University at Buffalo
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY
14214

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
65%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
560
75th
670
25th
580
75th
29
25th
22
75th
29
25th
24
75th
29
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,251
Declined 9,996
Total Received 30,247

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Admission test scores

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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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Financial Aid

60%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,858

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Room $8,522
Board $5,614
Additional fees $3,456
Books & supplies $1,202
Total $25,864
Average Financial Aid - $8,858
Total with Avg. Aid $17,006
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Financial Aid Office


P: 716 645-8232
F: 716 645-6566
ubfa@buffalo.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
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/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, flag football, floor hockey, roller hockey, soccer, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), Mid American Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anatomy.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Economics.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Audiology/Audiologist.
Behavioral Neuroscience.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biophysics.
Biostatistics.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Canadian Studies.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.
Clinical Psychology.
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Comparative Group Studies.
Comparative Literature.
Computational Science.
Computational and Applied Mathematics.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminology.
Critical Care Nursing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Data Science, General.
Dental Clinical Sciences, General.
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician.
Dental Materials.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Dietetic Technician.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Economics, Other.
Education, General.
Educational Evaluation and Research.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Epidemiology.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Genetics, Other.
Genome Sciences/Genomics.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
German Language Teacher Education.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Medical Physics.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Engineering.
Informatics.
Information Science/Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Law and Legal Studies.
International/Globalization Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Latin Teacher Education.
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library Science, Other.
Library and Information Science.
Linguistics.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Materials Engineering.
Materials Science.
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Informatics.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Microbiology and Immunology.
Molecular Pharmacology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Musicology and Ethnomusicology.
Natural Sciences.
Neuroscience.
Nuclear Engineering.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Oncology and Cancer Biology.
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
Orthodontics/Orthodontology.
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacology and Toxicology, Other.
Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Pharmacology.
Pharmacy.
Philosophy.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate Development.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation Science.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other.
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods.
Russian Language and Literature.
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Science, Technology and Society.
Social Psychology.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Structural Biology.
Structural Engineering.
Sustainability Studies.
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager.
Systems Science and Theory.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other.
Transportation/Mobility Management.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
Water Resources Engineering.
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

35,509

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

24,445
students

Female
44%
10,804

Male
56%
13,641

31%

11,064
students

Female
52%
5,798

Male
48%
5,266

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

21,339
students

Female
43%
9,259

Male
57%
12,080

13%

3,106
students

Female
50%
1,545

Male
50%
1,561

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Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 78
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Iran
Singapore
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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