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Transformative education

Exceptional Academics

A truly transformative education is the journey itself, not just the degree you earn. From your first day on campus until the moment you graduate, the University at Buffalo gives you the flexibility and opportunities to get the most out of your academic experience. You can conduct cutting-edge research, participate in one of our popular living-learning communities, or create an individualized course of study. The choices are endless, and they’re yours.

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Depth and breadth

With more than 375 academic programs, UB offers New York’s most comprehensive choice of majors, minors, concentrations, combined degrees and innovative research opportunities.

Learn from experience

Although UB is large and comprehensive, it is made up of many rigorous, yet highly supportive, learning communities. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to gain valuable hands-on experience with top faculty and to learn with students who are as engaged and focused as you are.

  • Living and learning communities
  • Interdisciplinary programs
  • Cross-disciplinary programs
  • Research
  • Study abroad

Did You Know?

More than 180 UB faculty members have been awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching—the most of any SUNY school.

Study with the best

Our renowned professors and researchers have received National Medals of Science, Nobel and Pulitzer prizes and other prestigious honors. By working closely with top-caliber faculty, our students reach high levels of distinction as Fulbright, Goldwater and Udall scholars, and as National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows.

Whether you are interested in collecting whale songs in Puerto Rico, tracking down the cause of Alzheimer’s disease or learning imaging techniques to battle brain cancer, you can find research opportunities through UB’s innovative Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA).

Personalized academic advising

UB is dedicated to helping you succeed at university and beyond. Every student receives personalized academic advising and students who have not decided on their major and are still exploring, receive special guidance. Once you decide what to study, each department and school has more resources for selecting majors and classes. You will have access to advisors who get to know you during your entire time at UB. They can help point you toward a fulfilling career.

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