UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our thinking, research, creative activity and people positively impact the world.
A member of the Association of American Universities, an elite group of 62 universities that lead the way in education, research and discovery.
The no. 1 public university in New York State, and no. 28 among public universities nationwide.
Rated among the “top 50” public universities in the nation for five straight years by U.S. News & World Report.
One of the New York Times' famous 52 Places to Go — and an incredible place to call home.
|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|
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Our faculty have won such prestigious awards as the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Medal of Science, and the MacArthur Foundation “genius award,” among others.
Among our celebrated graduates are:
The University at Buffalo is located in beautiful Buffalo-Niagara in upstate New York. Our three distinct campuses include 200 buildings on nearly 1,250 acres.
North Campus: Suburban Academic Center
Amherst, New York
South Campus: Classic Neighborhood Setting
Buffalo, New York
Downtown Campus: Dynamic Urban Presence
Buffalo, New York
At UB, we seek knowledge that leads to new cures, improved processes, stronger materials, faster computers, smarter software, smaller machines and thousands of other improvements.
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|Annual Budget|| |
|Research||$401.6 million (FY 2017)|
|Endowment||$659 million (FY 2017)|
|Economic Impact||$1.63 billion (FY 2017)|
Costs may vary per department/school and residential location/size.
UB students receive a top-notch education with tuition at a fraction of the cost of a private college or university of comparable quality.