University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$10,526

$28,196

not including housing and food

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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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School Facts

SUNY University at Buffalo, founded in 1846, is a public, coeducational institution. Its 1,350-acre campus is located in Buffalo, New York.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 35,509
Established in 1846
Coeducational Coeducational

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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
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-preparatory 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
Housing $8,522
Food $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 yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

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

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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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