University at Buffalo: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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University at Buffalo is a large four-year, public school with 29,800 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1846 and is one of the 11 colleges and schools located in Buffalo, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
204
Good
University at Buffalo will give you the opportunity to earn a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

UB implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 204 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Management, Business, Psychology, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
88%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at University at Buffalo is high at 88% (well above New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University at Buffalo is good: 74%. Roughly 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University at Buffalo is pretty good, 13:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,600
High
Average tuition costs are high - $21,600 per year. The additional fees at UB beyond tuition are around $3,000; this totals $24,600 a year.

Read the details about University at Buffalo additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
60%
Doable
According to government data, 23,629 applications were submitted and 14,175 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at University at Buffalo in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,600
High
University at Buffalo provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at UB, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
University at Buffalo provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 7,700 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- roughly $7,600 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, University at Buffalo seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University at Buffalo Location and Maps



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