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The University at Buffalo, which is part of the State University of New York public university system, is located in Buffalo and Amherst, New York. It is one of the top 100 universities in the United States, the number one public university in New York and is also known as SUNY Buffalo. In 1846, the school opened to medical students, but in 1962, it became a SUNY. Today, it sits on 1,346 acres of land, and its motto is “Mens sana in corpore sano” or “Sound Mind in a Sound Body.” SUNY Buffalo alumni and faculty have gone on to become Nobel laureates, Academy Award and Emmy Award winners, Pulitzer Prize recipients and Fulbright and Rhodes scholars. Notable alumni include CNN newscaster Wolf Blitzer, CEO of Baidu Robin Li, NPR’s Terry Gross, NASA astronaut Ellen S. Baker, author of the peer-to-peer BitTorrent protocol Bram Cohen and owner of the Boston Bruins Jeremy Jacobs. The school’s colors are blue and white, the mascot is Victor E. Bull and the teams are nicknamed the Bulls. Its sports affiliations are NCAA Division I – MAC and CAA. Varsity sports offered include men’s basketball, baseball, wrestling, soccer, cross country, swimming and diving, tennis and football, and women’s basketball, cross country, track and field, volleyball, soccer, rowing, tennis and swimming and diving. There is also a co-ed cheerleading team.
Buffalo is the second largest city in the state of New York and the 81st most populous city in the United States. As of July 2016, the population was 256,902, a slight decrease from the 2010 census. It is the principal municipality of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area, a region with 1,134,210 residents in the MSA and 1,213,668 in the CSA. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, more than 600 to choose from
Greek Life:Important, many to choose from
Party Scene:Notable, known as a party school