The University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York has approximately 19,000 undergraduate students from all parts of the United States and around the world. Founded as a private university in 1846, UB has grown from a small medical school to a comprehensive public research university. UB has more than three hundred degree programs at the bachelor, masters and doctoral levels. At UB the number of research institutes and centers provide a specialized learning environment, which incorporate research into the academic degree program. In addition, the technological services and student activities allow UB to be a major leading public research university.
At UB, we offer more than 100 undergraduate majors! When it comes to learning at UB, we simply have more choices, which lead to more academic opportunities for our students. We have the widest range of academic programs among any public institution in New York or New England.
The undergraduate experience at UB is enhanced by the fact that we are also a major research university. Being a research university has enabled our undergraduate students to be taught by leading faculty in their academic fields. The expertise of our faculty has also opened opportunities for our undergraduate students to participate in cutting-edge research with our faculty.