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University at Buffalo SUNY

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Based in Buffalo and Amherst in the state of New York – within short distances from New York City, Chicago, Toronto and Washington D.C. – the University at Buffalo SUNY (UB) offers over 400 courses. Browse through individual course descriptions here!

UB boasts a high graduate employability rate. At the end of 2016, 94% of 2015 graduates are employed, in graduate school or in service.

Student life at UB

UB students benefit from being part of a large and prestigious public research institution, while receiving high levels of personal attention, with a student: faculty ratio of 13:1. International students are supported by immigration experts, who will guide you as you acclimatize to life in the US. There are also academic support centers for mathematics, writing, and English language.

With 120 countries represented on campus, 16% of UB students are international, making for a diverse student community and an alumni network spanning 147 nations around the world.

Campus locations

The city of Buffalo, dubbed the City of Good Neighbors, is known for its friendly people, amazing architecture, beautiful waterfront, historic neighborhoods, and abundance of cultural activities. It is also affordable! Amherst is ranked among the safest cities in America, and both campus locations are well-connected to other leading cities across the North-East of the US.

Funding to study at UB

New students may be eligible for scholarships. In 2015, UB awarded $1 million in scholarships to international undergraduate students. Find out more about scholarships and fellowships!

 

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2014
=300
2015
=338
2016
342
2017
  • 39.20
    Overall Score
  • 70
    International Faculty
  • 72.7
    International Students
  • 78.5
    Citations per Faculty
  • 60.3
    Engineering and Technology
  • 65.5
    Life Sciences and Medicine
  • 62.1
    Natural Science
101-150
2014
=36
2015
51-100
2016
51-100
2017
  • 64.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 89.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 64.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 82.4
    H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,461
International
351

Number of students

27,221
Postgraduate 31%
Undergraduate 69%

Number of international students

5,546
Postgraduate 50%
Undergraduate 50%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

113 Undergraduate Courses

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191 Postgraduate Courses

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