University at Buffalo
#98 Overall Influence#1348 Desirability Rank

University at Buffalo

University with campuses in and around Buffalo, NY and Amherst, NY

About This School

How does this school stack up?

The State University of New York at Buffalo commonly referred to as University at Buffalo , is a public research university with campuses in Buffalo and Amherst, New York. It is the flagship campus of the State University of New York system, with the largest enrollment, largest endowment, and research funding as a comprehensive university center. The university was founded in 1846 as a private medical college and merged with the SUNY system in 1962.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

31,196

Acceptance

56%

Graduation Rate

74%

Median SAT Score

1245

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$6,870

Fees (in-state)

$3,229

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$62,100

Employed

92%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

27K

Under-Grads

22K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

12 Capen Hall, Buffalo NY 14260-1660

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

41k per 100k

Violent Crime

11k per 100k

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this school influential?

#40 World Rank #20 USA Rank
Sociology
#42 World Rank #23 USA Rank
Anthropology
#46 World Rank #39 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#47 World Rank #40 USA Rank
Social Work
#48 World Rank #23 USA Rank
Literature
#61 World Rank #22 USA Rank
Philosophy
#64 World Rank #55 USA Rank
Communications
#84 World Rank #56 USA Rank
Medical
#86 World Rank #60 USA Rank
Political Science
#90 World Rank #52 USA Rank
Psychology
#101 World Rank #52 USA Rank
Economics
#102 World Rank #55 USA Rank
History
#103 World Rank #61 USA Rank
Computer Science
#111 World Rank #83 USA Rank
Nursing
#145 World Rank #78 USA Rank
Law
#155 World Rank #75 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#156 World Rank #79 USA Rank
Biology
#168 World Rank #65 USA Rank
Mathematics
#170 World Rank #124 USA Rank
Business
#176 World Rank #110 USA Rank
Education
#225 World Rank #102 USA Rank
Engineering
#248 World Rank #88 USA Rank
Physics
#418 World Rank #162 USA Rank
Chemistry
#597 World Rank #174 USA Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

Who are University at Buffalo's Most influential alumni?

University at Buffalo's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice. University at Buffalo’s most academically influential people include Samuel R. Delany, Albert James Myer, and Leslie White.

Samuel R. Delany
Samuel R. Delany

American author, professor and literary critic

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Albert James Myer
Albert James Myer

Union Army general

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Leslie White

American anthropologist

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Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein

American film producer and convicted sex offender

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Wolf Blitzer
Wolf Blitzer

American journalist and television news anchor

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Ishmael Reed
Ishmael Reed

Writer

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Howard Kurtz
Howard Kurtz

American journalist

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Richard Hofstadter
Richard Hofstadter

American historian

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Donald Barthelme
Donald Barthelme

American writer, editor, and professor

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Wilfrid Sellars

American philosopher

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Robert Hass
Robert Hass

American poet

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C. L. Max Nikias
C. L. Max Nikias

American electrical engineer

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