Choose UB

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UB is a destination for scholars, researchers, leaders, thinkers and lifelong learners who come here to do work that makes a difference. When you choose UB, you join in the exchange of ideas that is essential to moving the world—and yourself—forward.


Design Your Future Your Way

Choose from over 300 graduate and professional programs that offer opportunities to learn across disciplines, in the classroom, online, hands-on here, or anywhere around the world.


Pioneer the frontiers of knowledge

Work alongside the top minds in your industry. Learn from world-class faculty whose expertise will equip you with the deeply rooted and highly valued knowledge that will set you apart anywhere.


Make and Investment in Yourself.

Learn at an institution known for its superior value. Our students complete their programs of study faster than the national average at a tuition that is a fraction of the cost of our peer institutions, which is our way of saying we value your time—and your bottom line.


Change Lives Through Research

Address any challenge you want at an institution where both small improvements and major discoveries are equally valued. In our research-driven culture, students leave with the actionable understanding needed to advance and inform our society.


Align Yourself With the Elite

As a leader in public education, UB has been recognized as a top 40 public university (U.S. News & World Report), the No. 1 public university in New York State (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education), a top 25 institution for hosting international students (Institute of International Education) and a best value institution (Kiplinger’s Personal Finance).


Make Your Mark in a City on the Rise

Add your story to the next chapter in our region’s history. Buffalo, N.Y., is undergoing a renaissance driven by passionate people waiting to welcome you in. With affordable living, safe neighborhoods, a fantastic culture and our central location, you will love making Buffalo your home.


Step in to an Engaged, Dynamic Environment

At UB, every experience is an opportunity to belong. Find inclusive experiences around every corner at UB, where a year-round calendar of events, diverse student body and unlimited ways to have fun mean our campuses are constantly in motion.


Join a Diverse Community

Our diverse community looks like the real world. Be part of the thousands of faculty, students and scholars who have come to UB from, well, everywhere. When you take your place in our unique community, you’ll derive a broader worldview from the diverse perspectives found here.