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University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York4-yearPublic
Public school in New York with 21,400 total undergraduate students

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Admissions

Admissions website:

Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
70%
Women
71%

Men
68%

Total number of applicants
30,750
Women: 52%
Men: 48%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
20%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$26,234
Out-of-state
$44,154

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$15,006

$30,001–48,000
$18,436

$48,001–75,000
$20,447

$75,001–110,000
$20,515

Over $110,000
$23,632

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
No

Considers class rank
Yes

Recommendation letters
Optional

TOEFL policy (international applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT testing policy
Optional
Policies change during COVID-19; please confirm by looking at this school's website.

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 29%
ACT: 5%

Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
4,309
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
47%
Enrolled men:
53%
6-year graduation rate
75%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
87%

Student diversity

Moderately diverse
International students
16%

Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students

Asian and Pacific Islander: 17%
Black: 9%
Hispanic: 9%
Native American: < 1%
Other: 10%
White: 56%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
13:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors & careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
Yes

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
Yes

Football conference
Mid-American Conference

D1 Basketball
Yes

Basketball conference
Mid-American Conference