University at Buffalo

Acceptance Rate 61 %
SAT Average 1,250
Tuition & Fees $28,196
Student Population 31,503
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,549

Academic Overview

University at Buffalo Campus, Buffalo, NY
University at Buffalo is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Buffalo, New York. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $10,526 for New York residents and $28,196 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 31,503 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 61% and the graduation rate is 75% last year.
The salary after graduation from University at Buffalo varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $62,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University at Buffalo are $10,526 for New York residents and $28,196 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $14,238 for in-state students and $26,028 for out-of-state students.
University at Buffalo 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UB. The acceptance rate of UB is 61% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 23%. The average graduation rate is 75% and the transfer-out rate is 17%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,549 and 57% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 31,503 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for University at Buffalo is 61 %.
Graduation Rate for University at Buffalo is 75 %
Transfer-out Rate for University at Buffalo is 17 %
Retention Rate for University at Buffalo is 87 %
Student Population for University at Buffalo is 31,503
Student to Faculty Rate for University at Buffalo is 13 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,549 at University at Buffalo.

Offered Degrees

UB offers 465 major programs through online and on-site education where 11 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate60
Associate's Degree30
Bachelor's Degree941
Master's Degree1744
Post Master's Degree735
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship931
Doctor's degree - professional practice220

Special Learning Opportunities

University at Buffalo offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:7,988)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,450)

Veterans Benefits

University at Buffalo has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges