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University at Buffalo

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Rating

Public

Type

35,111

Students

$24,740

Tuition

61%

Acceptance

#57

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Buffalo, NY

12 Capen Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260-1660

University at Buffalo is a very large public university located in Buffalo, NY ranked 215thin the United States. It has a total of 24,330 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting close to three fifths of applicants. University at Buffalo offers 465 different majors and is best known for its occupational therapy, pharmacology and toxicology, and social sciences programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 4th respectively). With a tuition cost of $7,070 for in-state students and $24,740 for those from out-of-state, University at Buffalo is somewhat moderately expensive. 65.04% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $52,600 per year, which is 27% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$28,194/Year
Above Average

University at Buffalo

$28,194

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$46,336/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$37,622/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

61%Acceptance
Less Selective

University at Buffalo

61%

National

69%
Sat

1160 - 1340

76% of students submit

Admissions Yield

23%

ACT

24 - 29

20% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

24,330Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

4,252

Part-Time

10
Male

56%

In-state

83%

Female

44%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

6%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
12% Business Administration and Management, General7% Psychology, General5% Speech Communication and Rhetoric76% Others

12% Business Administration and Management, General

7% Psychology, General

5% Speech Communication and Rhetoric

76% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

12%

955 Graduates

Psychology, General

7%

564 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

5%

359 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

5%

357 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

3%

275 Graduates

Civil Engineering, General

3%

248 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

3%

247 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

3%

240 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors14:114:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

14

Number of Library Books

1,977,337

Academic Spend per Student

$16,073

Full-time Retention Rate

87%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$40,800/Year

University at Buffalo

$40,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$40,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$52,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

65%