University at Buffalo, SUNY

2,457 reviews
  1. Buffalo, NY
  2. 4 Year
A-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    C+
University at Buffalo, SUNY is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Mid-American Conference
Address
12 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

University at Buffalo, SUNY Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
58%
SAT Range
1050-1250
ACT Range
24-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$14,546/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,146/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,669/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,961/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,278/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,735/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.141 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.145 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.145 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,166Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 71 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    39%
  • Friendly
    23%
  • Work hard, party harder
    13%
  • Studious
    10%
  • Ambitious
    7%
  • Dreamers
    6%
  • Democrats
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.160 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.215 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 71 responses
Report
  • Large
    42%
  • Diverse
    27%
  • Friendly
    13%
  • Too large
    11%
  • Dope
    7%

After University at Buffalo, SUNY

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
72%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.72 responses

Reviews

2,457 reviews
  • Excellent
    351
  • Very Good
    873
  • Average
    999
  • Poor
    144
  • Terrible
    90
Great education but would be better if more opportunities available.
  • College Senior
  • 2 months ago
Truly love my school. Have recommended it to many kids younger that I know
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
UB is a great school to go to! People are friendly if you go out of your way to meet them. I would advise getting involved in clubs asap otherwise you'll have difficulty meeting people
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago