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University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York
Parker Hall, home to Millard Fillmore College[53] credit: Davidhar
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Overview
Public
18,824 Undergraduates
59% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Public
Region: Northeast
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
University at Buffalo
12 Capen Hall
Buffalo, New York
14260-1660
(716) 645-2000
www.buffalo.edu

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.

Location

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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Students
58%

Men

42%

Women

21

Average Age of Entering Students

1724

New Transfer Students

Admissions
59%

Acceptance Rate

26%

Enrollment Yield

1070-1270

SAT Range

26,001

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$15,987

Typical Cost

$27,068

Out-Of-State (published)

$9,828

In-State (published)

77%

Recieve Financial Aid

88%

Have Loans

$15,000

Median Debt

Academics
13.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

342

Doctorates Awareded

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

6

Faculty Awards

8

National Academy Members

301

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 600 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many to choose from

Party Scene:

Notable, known as a party school
Athletics
Football Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Basketball Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Mid-American Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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