A college education is more than a degree—it’s a journey of personal transformation. We’re with you every step of the way, with an engaged and inspiring faculty, outstanding resources, limitless opportunities and constant, caring support.
We offer the largest menu of academic programs in New York State, with 140+ undergraduate programs, 55+ combined degree programs, 220+ master’s programs and 95+ doctoral programs. Choose one of our programs, or design your own.
With an emphasis on critical thinking, ethical reasoning, a global perspective and robust communication skills, the UB Curriculum—our core academic experience—was designed to give you the tools you’ll need to succeed in a diverse and dynamic world, whatever your discipline.
UB is comprehensive, yet close-knit. Our Living Learning Communities give like-minded students with shared interests the opportunity to live together and access programs designed around their goals, making learning here a more personal experience. Our Honors College, one of the nation’s oldest honors programs, brings academically gifted students together for unique learning opportunities.
UB students extend their learning outside of the classroom through internships, service learning, entrepreneurial programs, alternative spring breaks, hackathons and more. Our 1,000+ study abroad programs provide portals to places and people around the world.
At UB, we believe in the power of teamwork. Our Communities of Excellence bring together faculty, students and staff across disciplines to tackle urgent global challenges. Through our innovative Experiential Learning Network, all students, from their first year, have the opportunity to participate in research and mentored projects.
We help students succeed with their studies, and then we help them prepare for the next stage, whether that’s pursuing an advanced degree, starting a career or taking the one they have to the next level. Graduates gain from our network of 287,000+ alumni across 50 states and 150 countries.
Take the next step. Learn more about what UB has to offer.
Member of Association of American Universities (AAU)
Most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York (SUNY) system
13 schools and colleges, including SUNY’s only schools of architecture and law
Student-faculty ratio: 13 to 1
Libraries and special collections with more than 3.8 million volumes
More than 200 faculty members awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching—the most of any SUNY institution
Finish in 4: Our commitment to your graduation. Get the resources and support you need to earn a degree in four years so you can pursue your career, graduate school or service opportunities sooner (and minimize the cost of additional semesters). Students who fulfill all program requirements but are unable to graduate in four years can finish their degree at UB free of tuition and fees.
UB’s top-notch facilities make our academic programs more dynamic and prepare our students for the future. View the slideshow to get a glimpse.