University at Buffalo

Address:
3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone:
716-645-2000
Website:
http://www.buffalo.edu
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About University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional degree offerings may also be available within other health professions or in other professional fields. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. This institution shows a high number of transfers; at least 20% of entering undergraduates are transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate19,368
 Graduate9,513
 Total28,881
GenderFemale46%
 Male54%
Student Age% Under 2574%
 % 25 and Over26%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time83%
 % Part-time17%
Race/Ethnicity% White57.1%
 % Black5.6%
 % Asian8.4%
 % Latino3.0%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown8.8%
 % International student17%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal21,985
 % Admitted51%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled30%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT92%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT37%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math550 / 800650 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3628 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$75
 In-State Tuition & Fees$7,136
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,546
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid74%
 % Undergraduates with Loans53%
 % Undergraduates with Grants60%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,004
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,028
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,028
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,907
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,417
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,417

Neighborhood Data for the Buffalo Area

Median Age33.5
Median Household Income$30,230
Total Population263,914
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.2% 52.8%
 Age 0-950.7%49.3%
 Age 10-1751.7%48.3%
 Age 18-2448.9%51.1%
 Age 25-2946.4%53.6%
 Age 30-3948.6%51.4%
 40+45.6%54.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White51.9%
 % Black37.9%
 % Asian3.0%
 % Latino9.1%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.9%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,028
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,028
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$480
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50048.4%41.0%16.6%
 $500 to $74938.8%42.2%0.0%
 $750 to $9997.1%12.0%22.6%
 Over $10005.7%4.8%7.4%
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