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|
|Student Body (head count)
|Endowment||$624.8 million (2014)|
|Economic Impact||$1.7 billion per year|
|Athletics||Division I, Mid-American Conference|
|Mascot||Victor E. Bull|
UB spends more than $349.4 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 230,000 UB alumni live in every state and 130
countries around the world. Among our celebrated graduates
are NASA’s lead astronaut for medical issues; a former
president of the American Medical Assocation; the former
minister of educaton 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.
Tuition, in-state: $6,170
Tuition, out-of-state: $19,590
Room and board: $12,400
Total (New York State residents): $21,271
Total (out of state residents): $34,691