University at Buffalo, State University of New York

country rank  68
world rank  87

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University Overview

Founded in 1846, University at Buffalo, State University of New York is a non-profit public state 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 (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 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 174 years old US 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. 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.

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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
14260-1660 New York
United States
Tel +1 (716) 645 2000
Fax +1 (716) 645 2895
Other locations Amherst

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - 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
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 15 Capen Hall
Buffalo 14260
(716) 645 6900
888 822 3648

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University at Buffalo, State University of New York's Library
University at Buffalo's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,881,573 physical volumes, 353,974 physical media, 10,894 digital/electronic medium and 411 licensed digital/electronic databases. University at Buffalo's library has 9 branches.
Housing Yes
University at Buffalo, State University of New York provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 7,988 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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