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Study at SUNY At Buffalo

State University of New York at Buffalo, commonly known as University at Buffalo (UB) or SUNY at Buffalo, is a co-educational public research university. It has multiple campuses in Buffalo and Amherst, New York. It was established in the year 1846. The university offers more than 80 bachelor degrees, over 80 master degrees, and more than 70 doctoral degrees through the following academic divisions:

  • The College of Arts & Sciences
  • The Graduate School of Education
  • The Graduate School of Social Work
  • The Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • The School of Architecture and Planning
  • The School of Dental Medicine
  • The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • The School of Management
  • The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • The School of Nursing
  • The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • The School of Public Health and Health Professions
  • The UB Law School
SUNY at Buffalo’s sports teams are known as the Buffalo Bulls.

Profile of SUNY At Buffalo

University At Buffalo is located in a large city, in Buffalo, NY. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at University At Buffalo top out at the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study engineering.

University At Buffalo Selectivity

The admissions department at University At Buffalo does not accept all those who apply. In 2007, 48% of applicants were rejected at the school. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 500 to 610 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 650 or higher on the math SAT.


The school s tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, University At Buffalo tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student enrolment

The school offers classes to 28,054 students (25,252 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

University At Buffalo serves primarily full-time students. Many students live in housing on or near campus. Students sports include formal participation in Mid-American Conference competitions.

University At Buffalo Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1,502humanities, English, history, economics, political science, library science, geography, sociology, . . .
Business and Management987 business management, finance, MIS, accounting, small business operations
Engineering639mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, industrial engineering, chemical engineering, aerospace engineering, environmental engineering, engineering physics
Education and Teaching508 school counseling, education, elementary school teaching, education courses, English teaching, higher education administration, reading teaching, ESL instruction, . . .
Therapy and Counseling500 psychology, physical therapy, counseling psychology, educational psychology, clinical psychology, mental health counseling, social psychology, psychobiology
Science466 chemistry, biology, biological and biomedical sciences, pharmacology and toxicology, biotechnology, chemistry courses, geology, physics, . . .
Medicine358medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, advanced dentistry, neuroscience, orthodontology, pharmaceutical chemistry
Media 356communication studies, mass communication
Law271law, foreign lawyers, legal research
Computer Science and Engineering218computer and info science, computer science, computer engineering, information science, computer support
Family and Social Work201 social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy194 exercise science, occupational therapy, nutrition sciences, vocational counseling, rehabilitation
Nursing and Emergency Medicine190registered nursing, adult health nursing, nurse anesthetist, nurse practitioner, neonatal nursing, mental health nursing, various nursing, critical care nursing
Architecture and Planning154architecture, environmental design, urban planning
Medical Support and Technology144audiology and speech pathology, clinical lab tech, audiology, nuclear medical tech, dental services
Mathematics97mathematics, math
Fine Arts72fine arts, art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts71drama, dance, stagecraft
Art Studies30art studies
Religion and Philosophy27philosophy
Medical Adminstration23pharmacy courses, medical informatics
Music19music theory and composition, music, music performance, musicology
Photography and Commercial Art 10film studies, commercial art

Contact: University At Buffalo

SUNY At Buffalo

3435 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14214

General Phone: (716) 645-2000


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