UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our thinking, research, creative activity and people positively impact the world.
|Name||University at Buffalo
The State University of New York
|Affiliation||A flagship institution in the State University of New York system, UB is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. It is a member of the Association of American Universities.|
|Character||UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enable us to reach others every day.|
|President||Satish K. Tripathi|
|Athletics||Division I, Mid-American Conference|
|Mascot||Victor E. Bull|
|Student Body (head count)
|Endowment||$624.8 million (2013-2014)|
|Economic Impact||$1.7 billion per year|
UB spends $386.6 million annually on research, seeking knowledge
that leads to new cures, improved processes, stronger materials,
faster computers, smarter software, smaller machines and thousands
of other improvements.
UB faculty inventors have contributed to the invention of the following:
Amherst, New York
1,192 acres, 128 buildings
Buffalo, New York
154 acres, 51 buildings
Buffalo, New York
UB is first in the nation among comprehensive public research universities in terms of percentage of enrollment that is international. Nearly 11 percent of UB students study abroad—five times the national average. UB has exchange programs with more than 75 universities around the world.
More than 240,000 UB alumni are making a difference in every state and 146 countries around the world. Among our celebrated graduates are NASA’s lead astronaut for medical issues; a former president of the American Medical Association; the former minister of education in the People’s Republic of China; the co-founder of Miramax Films; the CEOs of Paramount Pictures, J. Crew and A&E Television Network; and the Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist.