Why UB is Right for You

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Congratulations! You've been accepted to the University at Buffalo, one of the premier research universities in the United States.

As you consider offers from UB and other top universities you have a difficult decision to make. Let us show you why you should call UB your home away from home.
Do you know what it means to be True Blue? We do! True Blue is the essence of who we are at the University at Buffalo. It's in everything we do. It's our school spirit and pride in being part of the UB family. It can be seen in the celebrations at our home football and basketball games, and in our annual traditions.
From the sciences to the arts, you can choose from more than 100 undergraduate degrees. UB has the widest range of academic programs of any public institution in the Northeastern United States.
What's the key to success as an international student? Besides being well-prepared academically, it's your English language proficiency. The better your English is, the easier it will be for you in classes and you will find it much easier to make friends.
As a major public research university, UB offers students a wealth of opportunities for hands-on educational experiences that apply your classroom learning. These also establish the framework for future careers or graduate school.
Whether your next step after your undergraduate education is to move on to graduate school or to get a job, the University at Buffalo offers numerous programs that will help you achieve your goals.
From navigating the immigration process to simply getting from the airport to our campus, you’ll feel more welcome and at ease when you work with UB’s comprehensive network of support services.
UB is committed to providing all members of its campus community with a safe, friendly and welcoming environment to live, learn, work and visit.
The Buffalo Niagara region offers a world of exciting new experiences year-round. Here’s our list of fun things you can do with friends and a few other places you’ll want to show family when they are in town.