UB is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact.
Ranked No. 293 out of 19,788 universities worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings.
As an AAU member, recognized as one of the leading North American universities engaged in the highest levels of research.
The top public university in New York State and No. 31 in the nation, according to the WSJ/THE College Rankings.
Recognized for advancing the state’s public higher education mission as a leading center for academics and research.
|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.|
|Overview||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 enables us to reach others every day.|
|President||Satish K. Tripathi|
|Athletics||Division I, Mid-American Conference|
|Mascot||Victor E. Bull|
Our faculty have won many prestigious awards, including:
Here are just a few of our celebrated graduates:
Located in the Buffalo-Niagara region of upstate New York, UB has three distinct but closely connected campuses.
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North Campus: Suburban Academic Center
Amherst, New York
South Campus: Classic Neighborhood Setting
Buffalo, New York
Downtown Campus: Dynamic Urban Presence
Buffalo, New York
We seek knowledge that leads to new cures, improved processes, stronger materials, faster computers, smarter software, smaller machines and thousands of other improvements. Our faculty have contributed to life-changing inventions including a test for cancer, pattern recognition software, and a 3-D viewer and data transmission system.
|Annual Revenues|| |
|Research||$423.8 million (FY 2019-20)|
|Endowment||$788 million (FY 2019-20)|
|Economic Impact||$1.7 billion (FY 2019-20)|
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.