In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.
University at Buffalo was awarded 470 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is theoretical and mathematical physics.
According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, University at Buffalo is ranked #201 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when University at Buffalo held the #340 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 143 colleges in New York, University at Buffalo is ranked at #20.
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University at Buffalo has an acceptance rate of 67%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for University at Buffalo.
About 73% of students accepted to University at Buffalo submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 640. Math scores were between 580 and 670.
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The student to faculty ratio at University at Buffalo is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.
When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at University at Buffalo is 65%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
University at Buffalo has a freshmen retention rate of 87%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at University at Buffalo for first-time, full-time students is 60%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.
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During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 22,306 undergraduates at University at Buffalo with 20,435 being full-time and 1,871 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of University at Buffalo, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At University at Buffalo, approximately 51% of students took out student loans averaging $7,579 a year. That adds up to $30,316 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at University at Buffalo is 2.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
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Contact details for University at Buffalo are given below.
|Address:||12 Capen Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260-1660|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||732||$37,574|
|Communication & Media Studies||346||$34,834|
|General Social Sciences||318||$30,016|
Learn more about the majors offered at University at Buffalo along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2019-2020, 29,770 students took at least one online class at University at Buffalo. This is an increase from the 7,874 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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