University at Buffalo, State University of New York

country rank  72
world rank  94

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University Overview

Founded in 1846, University at Buffalo, State University of New York is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Buffalo (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), New York. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Amherst. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (UB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University at Buffalo, State University of New York (UB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 171 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UB
Founded 1846
Motto Mens sana in corpore sano
Sound Mind in a Sound Body
Colours White and blue

University Location

Address 12 Capen Hall
Buffalo (population range: 250,000-499,999)
14260-1660 New York
United States
T +1 (716) 645 2000
F +1 (716) 645 2895
Other locations Amherst

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 15 Capen Hall
Buffalo 14260
+1 (716) 645 6900
888 822 3648

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University at Buffalo, State University of New York's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)

Affiliations

  • State University of New York (SUNY) System
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018