Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo, State University of New York is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Buffalo (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), New York. This institution also has a branch campus in Amherst. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (UB) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University at Buffalo, State University of New York (UB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 177-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this US higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
|Name||University at Buffalo, State University of New York|
|Motto||Mens sana in corpore sano
Sound Mind in a Sound Body
|Colours||White and blue|
|Mascot||Victor E. Bull|
|Address||12 Capen Hall
14260-1660 New York
|Location Map and Satellite View|
|+1 (716) 645 2000|
|+1 (716) 645 2895|
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The following University at Buffalo, State University of New York's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University at Buffalo, State University of New York's academic range and degree level offering.
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This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has University at Buffalo, State University of New York a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.
University at Buffalo, State University of New York's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.
Secondary school GPA is required Secondary school rank is recommended Secondary school record is required Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended Recommendations are considered but not required Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended Admission test scores are required TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended Source: IPDES
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
University at Buffalo, State University of New York has an enrollment range of 30,000-34,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 2,000-2,499 academic employees (Faculty).
University at Buffalo, State University of New York is a public higher education institution.
University at Buffalo, State University of New York is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
University at Buffalo, State University of New York does not have any religious affiliation.
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States... learn more
The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.
uniRank provides below the official University at Buffalo, State University of New York's Carnegie classification.
|Basic Classification||Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, large, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Research Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school|
uniRank provides below an overview of University at Buffalo, State University of New York's main facilities:
University at Buffalo's library has 8 branches. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 1,975,468 physical volumes, 315,488 physical media, 101,425 digital/electronic media and 441 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 123 full-time employees, including 49 librarians. University at Buffalo's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
In particular, the University at Buffalo, State University of New York provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 7,711 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.
uniRank provides below an overview of University at Buffalo, State University of New York's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.
This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.
This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.
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University at Buffalo, State University of New York is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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