About the University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo is the State University of New York’s most comprehensive university center. With the widest range of academic programs of any public institution in New York and New England, UB offers students nearly unlimited opportunities for study, intellectual development and preparation for their future careers. As one of only two public universities in New York and New England in the Association of American Universities, UB is also among the nation’s leading research institutions.
UB students join a diverse community of nearly 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional scholars, pursuing their interests among more than 100 undergraduate degree programs, 60 minors, 205 master’s graduate programs, 84 doctoral programs and 10 professional programs. Our approximately 2,400 faculty are committed to student success and regularly involve undergraduates in their research. More than 230,000 alumni in all 50 states and in 120 countries around the world are proud to call themselves UB graduates, and provide our students with a valuable domestic and international network of internships and professional assistance. UB is also consistently ranked as one of the top institutions in the U.S. for international student enrollment.
Because of its wide spectrum and the depth of its programs, UB is a university in the richest sense, encompassing remarkable breadth, diversity and quality in undergraduate programs in the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and fine arts, as well as in a variety of undergraduate professional and preprofessional programs. In short, New York’s major public university provides unparalleled opportunities for learning, for career preparation and for developing a rewarding way of life.
A large research university like UB is well-suited both to motivated students who are clear about their goals and can take advantage of the vast wealth of educational resources available on campus — and to those seeking to explore their interests among these diverse offerings. For students who are prepared both motivationally and academically, UB can provide an educational experience second to none.
An undergraduate education should be more than training leading to a job; it should be an intellectual challenge, a source of joy and an adventure that prepares students for their future endeavors. No two students come to UB with the same background, but all who enter will find in its faculty, classrooms, laboratories, residence halls, gymnasiums, libraries and student services an unending source of the stimulation they need in order to learn and grow.