Investing in your education is a big step, but it is the key to your success and to a future with unlimited possibilities. At the University at Buffalo, we offer a world-class education at an affordable price.
Our tuition is a fraction of the cost of a private college or university of comparable quality. Our reputation for value is recognized year after year as being among the best in the nation by Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s, U.S. News & World Report and other leading publications. And, most importantly, by our students.
Here are just a few of the distinctions that make the University
at Buffalo an excellent value:
UB offers New York’s most comprehensive list of majors, programs and innovative research opportunities, giving you hands-on experience in whatever field you choose to study.
Our renowned faculty have included National Medal of Science,
Nobel, Pulitzer and other award winners, and our students reach
high levels of distinction as Fulbright, Goldwater and Udall
scholars, and as National Science Foundation Graduate Research
As a public (“state”) university, UB’s costs are some of the lowest in the U.S. In fact, UB’s tuition is often half that of comparable public and private universities. Moreover, UB is highly ranked in the U.S. for students graduating with the least amount of debt.
Students who stay on track and graduate in a timely manner
reduce the cost of their education compared to students who do
Even with our affordable costs, our goal is to make UB accessible to as many students as possible. All incoming freshmen can participate in the Finish in 4 program, a structured academic advising program designed to help students stay on schedule so that they will finish their degree in four or fewer years.
Ranked in the Top 20 nationwide for graduating students with
the “least debt.” More than half of UB students
graduated without debt.
High four-year graduation rate, low average student debt at
graduation, abundant financial aid, a low sticker price and overall
Stellar academics and for all it is doing to make college
affordable, especially for applicants with need in these tough
We invest in our students, faculty, and researchers by ensuring the equipment and facilities they work with are state of the art.