Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo (UB) is a nationally-ranked public research university with an international reputation for academic excellence.

UB faculty has included Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners. Ranked as a best value and "best buy," UB offers nearly 400 academic programs and research opportunities.

Its global focus prepares students for work and collaborative, diverse leadership opportunities across the world. The large-university opportunities and the small-school benefits of studying with world-famous research faculty make UB the #1 choice.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Buffalo, New York
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Public

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 60%
  • Average ACT range: 24-29
  • Average SAT range: 1140-1330
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Anthropology; Archaeology; Architecture; Area Studies; Art History; Arts; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Dance; Design; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; Gender Studies; Genetics; Geography; Geology; History; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Journalism; Languages; Law; Liberal Arts; Linguistics; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Medical Sciences; Museum Studies; Music; Neuroscience; Nursing; Nutrition; Pharmacology; Philosophy; Physics; Physiology; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health; Social Work; Sociology; Urban Planning
  • Full list of majors available: https://catalog.buffalo.edu/academicprograms/

Finances

  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $42,145

Athletics

  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Football / Soccer; Women's Softball; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball; Men's Wrestling

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