#176 Overall Influence #1348 Desirability Rank

University at Buffalo

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

The University at Buffalo (officially, State University of New York at Buffalo) was founded in 1846 as a private medical college by Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the US. Commonly known as UB, the university joined the SUNY system in 1962.

Today, UB is the largest public university in the state of New York, with a student population of about 31,503. The university comprises 13 colleges and three campuses, two in Buffalo proper and one in the suburb of Amherst.

UB offers undergraduates some 100 areas of study, as well as 205 master’s, 84 doctoral, and 10 professional degree programs. A wide variety of online courses are available for both matriculated UB students and non-matriculated individuals.

UB, the largest and most-comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system, is a premier, research-intensive, public university with a strong emphasis on academic excellence.

UB is associated with five Nobel laureates:

Other notable UB faculty and alumni include:

UB is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

From Wikipedia

The State University of New York at Buffalo, commonly referred to as the University at Buffalo or SUNY Buffalo, is a public research university with campuses in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, United States. The university was founded in 1846 as a private medical college and merged with the State University of New York system in 1962. It is one of four university centers in the system, in addition to Albany, Binghamton, and Stony Brook. As of Fall 2020, the university enrolls 32,347 students in 13 colleges, making it the largest public university in the state of New York.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

30,247

Acceptance

67%

Graduation Rate

75%

Median SAT Score

1250

Median ACT Score

26

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,070

Fees (in-state)

$3,456

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

28K

Under-Grads

23K

Graduates

6K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

12 Capen Hall, Buffalo NY 14260-1660

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

41 per 100K

Violent Crime

11 per 100K

What is University at Buffalo known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#168 World Rank
Literature
#90 World Rank
Computer Science
#139 World Rank
Philosophy
#141 World Rank
Medical
#184 World Rank
Mathematics
#263 World Rank
Biology
#228 World Rank
Engineering
#208 World Rank
Business
#184 World Rank
Law
#120 World Rank
Communications
#173 World Rank
History
#154 World Rank
Psychology
#302 World Rank
Education
#288 World Rank
Chemistry
#193 World Rank
Economics
#335 World Rank
Physics
#85 World Rank
Anthropology
#379 World Rank
Political Science
#180 World Rank
Sociology
#259 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#123 World Rank
Social Work
#246 World Rank
Nursing
#1263 World Rank
Religious Studies

Other areas of influence

#205 World Rank
Criminal Justice

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 Anthropology, Computer Science, and Communications

Raven Baxter

American science communicator and educator

Peter Gizzi

Peter Gizzi

American writer

Liam McHugh

Liam McHugh

Sports announcer

Robert B. Murrett

Robert B. Murrett

United States admiral

Jeffrey White

Jeffrey White

United States District Judge

Daniel Barwick

Daniel Barwick

President of Independence Community College

Frederick Peterson

Frederick Peterson

American neurologist

Carl Dennis

American writer

Barry Smith

Barry Smith

British ontologist

Richard J. Ablin

Scientist--Prostate Cancer Screening

George W. Thorn

American doctor

Rosetta Reitz

Rosetta Reitz

American feminist