New Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University at Buffalo! You have made a wise decision to further your education at UB.

Welcome to UB

We would like to welcome you to UB!  UB has a longstanding tradition of welcoming students, faculty and researchers from around the world.  Our international population enriches our community through its knowledge, talents, diligence and diverse perspectives.  Here we truly embrace the American principles of inclusion for all people regardless of their race, religion or nationality. 

A premier research-intensive public university, UB is also the largest and most comprehensive university in the State University of New York system. It was the first public university in New York to be admitted into the prestigious Association of American Universities. The education you receive, out-of-class opportunities you seek and relationships you form here will benefit you for the rest of your life!

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Learn more about International Student Orientation for newly admitted students starting at UB in the fall semester.
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The International Student Orientation program is scheduled for January 24-27, 2017.
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We hope that your stay at UB will be academically and personally rewarding, and that you will become an active participant in our campus life.
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In order to get to Buffalo, you will need a U.S. visa to enter the U.S. (unless you are a Canadian citizen).
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After you pick up your luggage at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, look outside the airport terminal for Airport Taxi Service.
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Discover everything that UB has to offer.
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Buffalo — dubbed the City of Good Neighbors — is the second-largest city in New York State, yet it’s a big city with a hometown feel.