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University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York, United States
The University at Buffalo is consistently recognized as one of the world’s most exceptional, most affordable universities, making it a top choice for students and faculty around the globe.

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)

About

History

The University Archives, established in 1964 by President Clifford C. Furnas, is the repository of the historically valuable records of the State University of New York at Buffalo and its predecessor, the University of Buffalo (1846-1962).

Education

UB offers the widest range of academic programs of any public institution in New York or New England, including 110 undergraduate degree options and 60 minors, and more than 300 graduate, professional and certificate degrees. You can also customize your studies through our many special or joint majors.

Research

UB’s thinking, research, creative activity and people are helping ADVANCE AND INFORM SOCIETY. Our work leads to new cures, stronger materials, healthier populations and thousands of other improvements.UB students and faculty are applying their knowledge to a diversity of projects addressing local and global challenges. The research we do changes lives around the world and drives the growth of the Buffalo-Niagara and New York State economies.

Career

What major should you choose? How do you get an on-campus or part-time job? When should you start planning your career path? We’re here to help you get the answers you need — and the opportunities you deserve.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
251 -50
2019
201 50
2018
251
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
266 -13
2019
253 -6
2018
247
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
301
2018
301 -100
2017
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
340 -27
2019
313 5
2018
318
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

The Office of the Registrar is responsible for and supports the multifaceted academic needs of the university community in the areas of grading, degree audit, academic advisement reports, student data, enrollment and degree verification, transcripts, central class scheduling, final exam scheduling, implementation of academic policies, records management, articulation and awarding of transfer credit and diplomas. 1Capen provides walk-in assistance for services relating to these areas. The Office of the Registrar along with 1Capen offers assistance to all students, staff, faculty, parents and the university community.

Housing services

There are a number of affordable and comfortable hotels located near the University at Buffalo.

Library services

The University Libraries offer an outstanding array of information resources, technologies, services and people to support the academic and creative achievements of our students, faculty, staff and community members.

ICT services

The internet access is free when you live in UB’s official on-campus housing, including our residence halls and apartments. With Wi-Fi coverage in every room and common area, it’s easy to stay connected.

Medical services

Student Health Services provides high-quality medical services and patient education for all UB students. Our team of health care providers — including board-certified physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and medical support staff — offers primary care, preventative treatment and specialty services designed to meet the needs of our students.

Student Life

Campus life

LIFE AT UB doesn’t just take place in the classroom. We have comfortable campus living, more than 300 student clubs and organizations, a Division I athletics program, concerts, world-renowned speakers and much more.

Sports facilities

UB boasts sixteen NCAA Division I athletic programs that compete in the Mid-American Conference. The UB Bulls play some of the top football programs in the nation.

Student clubs

UB has more than a dozen residence halls, along with five campus apartment communities. On-campus living puts you at the heart of university life, making it easier to get to class, study and meet new people. Our residential dining centers, food courts, food trucks and snack shops suit every taste.Academics are important, but there’s so much more to your UB experience. Forge lifetime friendships through clubs, Greek life and community service. Learn about yourself and the world around you through leadership and diversity groups. With more than 300 clubs and organizations, there’s something for everyone.

Accreditation

The University at Buffalo is accredited by the following associations: Middle States Commission on Higher Education and New York State Board of Regents. 

Student Reviews

Geology
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The program was really good. Professors were very supportive and fellow students were very nice.

Review
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I met a lot of interesting people, from all walks of life.

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