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University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York

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Overview

Student Population
32,347
University at Buffalo overview
Location Buffalo, New York
Online buffalo.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
University at Buffalo overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Buffalo, New York, University at Buffalo is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 30,247 prospective students applied, and 20,251 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,415 enrolled in the school.  26,599 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,748 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $7,070 plus fees of $3,456. UB is ranked 128 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
8/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

UB is rated within the top 24% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University at Buffalo within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1140/1310
ACT 23/29
GPA 3.7
Applications Accepted
67% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

New York Resident Tuition
$7,070
In State Costs for University at Buffalo
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,202
Other Fees$3,456
Room and Board $14,136
Budget for Other Expenses$2,804
Total One Year Cost$28,668
Out of State Resident Tuition
$24,740
Out of State Costs for University at Buffalo
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,202
Other Fees$3,456
Room and Board $14,136
Budget for Other Expenses$2,804
Total One Year Cost$46,338

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$58,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
71% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University at Buffalo students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Social Sciences 16%
Engineering 11%
Psychology 11%
Communication 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196088 IPEDS survey data for University at Buffalo.

Current students may use the University at Buffalo GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.