About UB

Talented students choose UB because here, they discover new ways of learning. They explore new paths and lead others down them. They become teachers of others and of themselves.

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.

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Design your future, your way.

Design your future, your way and empower a lifetime purposeful growth. Choose from over 300 graduate and professional programs that offer opportunities to learn across disciplinary borders, in the classroom, online at your convenience, hands-on here, or anywhere around the world.

Find your program here.

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Pioneer the frontiers of knowledge.

Pioneer the frontiers of knowledge 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.

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Make an investment in yourself.

Make an investment in yourself at an elite institution known for its superior value. Earn the degree you need within the timeframe you want, with support to make it as affordable as possible. Our students complete their programs of study faster than the national average at a tuition that’s a fraction of the cost of our peer institutions, which is our way of saying we value your time—and your bottom line.

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Change the world with research.

Change lives here and for the world at large through research that matters. 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.

See how our research is changing the world.

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Align yourself with the elite.

Align yourself with an institution that ranks highest in its class. Stand out on applications and in conversation with a degree from UB. As a leader in public higher education, UB has been recognized as a top 50 public university (U.S. News & World Report), the No. 1 public university in New York State (Wall Street Journal), a top 25 institution for enrolling international students (IHE) and a best value institution (Kiplinger’s Personal Finance).

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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’ll love making Buffalo your home.

Watch "Next Things Now: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Buffalo."

Learn more about the Buffalo-Niagara region.


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Step in to an engaged, dynamic environment.

Step in to an engaged, dynamic environment, where very 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.

Find your opportunity to get involved.

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Join a diverse community that 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.

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