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University at Buffalo, founded in 1846, is a public, comprehensive university in the State University of New York system. Its programs include pharmacy, architecture, and a professional program in law. Its 1,350-acre main campus is located in downtown Buffalo.

Website: www.buffalo.edu/

Public
Co-ed
21,607
Undergraduate
Students
(43.6%) 9,414 Women
(56.4%) 12,193 Men
9,896
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
56% of 31,196 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
91.9
SAT Math
590-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
610 average
570-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $29,163
Out-of-state: $46,833
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,524
Out-of-state: $28,194
Room and Board
$14,631
Average Percent of Need Met
45%
Average Freshman Award
$10,448
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,062
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,302
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 15% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes
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Campus Life

Buffalo Population
259,384
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bulls
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
17.6% Asian
9.4% Black/African-American
8.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.6% White
5.7% Unknown
International Students
14.9%
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
60.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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