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) || |
|Degrees Awarded || |
|Annual Budget|| |
|Research||$389.6 million (FY 2016)|
|Endowment||$601 million (June 2016)|
|Economic Impact||$1.6 billion (FY 2016)|
UB spends $389.6 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
1,077 acres, 125 buildings
Buffalo, New York
153 acres, 49 buildings
Buffalo, New York
For the past 15 years, UB has been among the top 25 US institutions enrolling the largest number of international students. UB partners with 85 leading universities around the world and sends more than 600 students abroad each year.
More than 255,000 UB alumni are making a difference in every state and 150 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 CEOs of J. Crew and A&E Television Network; and the Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist.