UB is the premier public research university in the northeastern United States and the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. We’re an established leader and are consistently recognized by top university guides and publications for our excellent value and high-quality academics.
High four-year graduation rate, low average student debt at graduation, abundant financial aid, a low sticker price and overall great value.
Stellar academics and for all it is doing to make college affordable, especially for applicants with need in these tough economic times.
—The Princeton Review “Best Value Colleges”
We also offer some of the country’s strongest graduate and professional degree programs, recognized as among the top-tier schools for quality of programs and research, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools”:
Our students are eager to learn and get involved on campus, and they go on to do amazing things. Whether they are conducting climate research in Greenland, performing street theater in Prague or teaching English to refugees, UB students are engaged citizens whose collaborative learning experiences resonate far beyond the classroom. They consistently win more prestigious scholarships and fellowships, such as the Truman, Fulbright, Marshall and Goldwater, than students at any other SUNY institution.
Our faculty have been recognized as the best teachers and top innovators in the world, winning such prestigious awards as the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Medal of Science, the National Medal of Technology, the MacArthur Foundation “genius award” and the Guggenheim Fellowship, among others.
More than 280,000 UB alumni are making a difference in every state and 150 countries around the world. Among our celebrated graduates are: