University at Buffalo ,,USA

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University at Buffalo (UB), founded in 1846, is the largest institute in the State University of New York system. It is a public university that focuses on research and creative activity. The university is part of the Association of American Universities that has only 62 members which is a prestigious achievement. University at Buffalo stands among the top 40 public universities in the nation. It includes several different schools and colleges for arts and science, architecture and planning, law, management, nursing, education, dental medicine, social work and pharmacy, and pharmaceutical sciences. There are more than 125 undergraduate degree programs and more than 320 master's, doctorate, and combined degree programs. The students here have several opportunities to study abroad as well.

Situated in the beautiful state of New York, UB has three major campuses namely, North Campus: Suburban Academic Center located at Amherst, South Campus: Classic Neighborhood Setting and Downtown Campus: Dynamic Urban Presence both located in Buffalo. The North Campus is the largest of the three and offers core academic programs. It has modern research and academic spaces, apartments, athletic venues, residence halls, and administrative offices. The South Campus is situated in a 153-acre area within a residential neighborhood. It boasts of top-notch teaching and research facilities as well as residence halls. The Downtown Campus is a hi-tech building which houses the renowned Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. The other colleges are all located nearby.

The University has more than 31,000 students including 21,921 undergraduate and 10,002 graduate and professional students. There are students from all over the world at the university as well as world-renowned professors. The students live an energetic life at the university. They have more than 300 organizations and

Situated in the beautiful state of New York, UB has three major campuses namely, North Campus: Suburban Academic Center located at Amherst, South Campus: Classic Neighborhood Setting and Downtown Campus: Dynamic Urban Presence both located in Buffalo. The North Campus is the largest of the three and offers core academic programs. It has modern research and academic spaces, apartments, athletic venues, residence halls, and administrative offices. The South Campus is situated in a 153-acre area within a residential neighborhood. It boasts of top-notch teaching and research facilities as well as residence halls. The Downtown Campus is a hi-tech building which houses the renowned Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. The other colleges are all located nearby.

The University has more than 31,000 students including 21,921 undergraduate and 10,002 graduate and professional students. There are students from all over the world at the university as well as world-renowned professors. The students live an energetic life at the university. They have more than 300 organizations and student clubs that plan various events including talks by celebrities, musicians, presidents, etc. The Division I sports teams are given a lot of importance and the students gather in large numbers for Spring Fest and Fall Fest. UB's Student Association is run by students only and caters to the needs of 19,000 undergraduate students. There is an Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, and Judicial Branch.

University at Buffalo alumni is spread across 150 countries in the world. There are a huge number of notable personalities who have been associated with the university in some form. Some of them include NASA astronauts Ellen S. Baker and Gregory Jarvis, Founder of The Weinstein Company and Miramax, Harvey Weinstein, and creator of the BitTorrent client, Bram Cohen. When it comes to athletes, football players including Gerry Philbin, Omari Jordan, Naaman Roosevelt, James Starks, Khalil Mack, and Branden Oliver have graduated from University at Buffalo. Wilson Greatbatch, Erich Bloch, and Norman McCombs have won the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

Year of establishment1846
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Also Known AsUB
Total International Students4683
Size of Campus in acres1192
UG/PG Course Ratio1.78
Faculty/Student Ratio13
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 659 million
No.of Campuses3
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense14446 USD
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University at Buffalo Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(2 years)USD 27.48 K
MIM(2 Courses)(1 year-24 months)USD 21.39 K - 24.93 K
MS(4 Courses)(1 year-2 years)USD 15.22 K - 27 K
B.E. / B.Tech(4 Courses)(4 years)USD 23.69 K
B.Sc.(2 Courses)(4 years)USD 27 K

University at Buffalo Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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University at Buffalo Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: Accepted

: Accepted

: 6.5 & Above

MIM(2 Courses)

: Accepted

: 6.5 & Above

: 79.0-95.0

MS(4 Courses)

: 79.0 & Above

: 301.0 & Above

: 6.5 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(4 Courses)

: Accepted

: 6.0 & Above

: 70.0 & Above

B.Sc.(2 Courses)

: 1190.0 & Above

: 6.0 & Above

: 70.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • The university offers various on-campus housing options for both Undergraduate & Graduate students
  • On-campus accommodations come furnished for every apartment and residence hall room, including a desk, dresser, lamp, bed, and study chair for each student. Apartment units include living room and kitchen area furniture
  • All on-campus students have access to modern fitness centers filled with cardio equipment, free weights, and more
  • Housing rates include: 
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    • Cable & internet
    • Laundry
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    • Business center
    • Free transportation
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  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 4 bedroom apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments, and single bedroom apartments 
  • The average rent is 800 to 1100 USD/month
  • The student apartments are fully furnished with all the basic amenities such as electricity, water, gas, and unlimited internet access

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 23.5 L
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BE/Btech INR 26.3 L
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BSc INR 26.5 L
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BBA INR 23.8 L
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MA INR 24.6 L
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MIM INR 27.2 L
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MBA INR 28.8 L
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MFA INR 27.3 L
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MEng INR 26.3 L
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MArch INR 29.8 L
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MEM INR 21.7 L
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BHM INR 23.5 L
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MDes INR 35.4 L
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MASc INR 22.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 8.8 L (based on 1092 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 80
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1050
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ACT: 21
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University at Buffalo FAQs

Q. Can students with GED apply for a graduate course at University at Buffalo?

A. Yes, GED holding students must achieve a total score of 3000 or higher, with at least a 550 in each exam in order to apply for admission to University at Buffalo.

Q. How can international students apply for admission to University at Buffalo?

A. There are three ways of applying for admission to UB - Coalition for College Application and the Common Application (freshmen only) or SUNY Application (freshmen and transfers).

Q. What is the application deadline for University at Buffalo?

A. The admissions at University at Buffalo are offered on a rolling basis, thus Feb 1 is for the Fall applicants and Oct 1 for Spring applicants.

Q. Is it mandatory to submit test scores for admission to UB?

A. Applicants will have an option to choose test optional option where they can choose yes or no. If they choose yes then they will have to submit their SAT or ACT scores and with no, their applications will be evaluated on the basis of recommendation letters.

Q. What are UB's graduate admission requirements?

A. Admission requirements vary by graduate program at UB. Around B average or 3.0 undergraduate grade point is expected, with standardised test scores like GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, etc.along with letters of recommendation is a basic requirement. Some departments might require work experience as well.

Q. Does the University at Buffalo offer financial aid to international students?

A. International students are not eligible for government grants and scholarships but are eligible for institutional merit based scholarships at UB.

Q. Are residential halls on campus of University at Buffalo available for international students?

A. Yes, residential halls and apartments on campus of University at Buffalo available for international students.

Q. How long does it take to review an admission application at UB?

A. Fall application decisions are announced in December (previous year). Applicants would be notified by email once a decision has been made through UB Admissions Office.

Q. Can recommenders submit letters online for a prospective applicant of University at Buffalo?

A. Yes, recommenders can submit their recommendations or letters online by following the link or invite as sent by the applicant.

Q. How to send GRE scores to University at Buffalo?

A. Only electronic scores that applicants request are sent to the University at Buffalo (institution code: 2925) which is linked to their online application.

Q. Can students change their majors after admission to University at Buffalo?

A. Yes, students can change their majors by filling up the orientation form before course starts and request for a change of major.
Location
University CityBuffalo, New York, USA
Size of cityMedium
Population of City2,58,612
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo,_New_York
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