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University of Buffalo

University of Buffalo

12 Capen Hall Buffalo, NY USA 14260

The University at Buffalo (UB) is the flagship university of the State University of New York system (SUNY). Founded in 1846, in part by former President Millard Fillmore, the university is the largest university in the SUNY system, and it also has the greatest endowment and research funding. UB has locations in Buffalo and Amherst, and it has earned high regard for its research-intense initiatives and commitment to affordable education. Its notable alumni have pursued successful careers in journalism, space exploration, entertainment, and more.

Ranked 98 nationwide, UB has an acceptance rate of 67% and a graduation rate of 75%. In-state tuition is $10,526 per year, plus fees; out-of-state tuition is $28,196 per year, plus fees. Over 32,000 students are enrolled in the university’s 13 schools and colleges. Despite its large enrollment, the university still boasts a small student-teacher ratio at 14:1. UB follows a semester-based academic calendar.

With campuses in busy suburban Amherst, historic and urban Buffalo, and downtown Buffalo, UB provides students a sense of community amidst their large surroundings. Its main campus sits at Amherst, which is home to most core academics, cutting-edge research facilities, and access to a recreational lake and a 65-acre forest. Many students enjoy lake activities, with free access to kayaks, paddleboards, and more. Students engage in over 400 clubs and organizations, and they cheer on their Buffalo Bulls, who compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-Atlantic Conference. Not far from Niagara Falls and the Canadian border, UB offers students access to unique and dynamic experiences.

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