University at BuffaloSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Buffalo, NY

$10,524

Avg in-state tuition

$28,194

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University at Buffalo

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University at Buffalo is a large public university located on a suburban campus in Buffalo, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 31,923, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 61%. The university offers 94 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 75%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,524, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $28,194.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

61% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1160-1340

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 24-29

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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32k

Students Enrolled

25%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

47%

Non-U.S. Citizen

18%

Asian

13%

Black

7%

Hispanic

6%

Unknown

5%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

46%

Socio-economic diversity

36% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

36%

State Grant Aid

52%

Institution Grant Aid

69%

Pell Grant

36%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,336
State Grant Aid $4,162
Institution Grant Aid $3,321
Pell Grant Aid $4,967

Financial Outlook

$46k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.