College Deliberately: University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and character located in a suburb of Buffalo, NY. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Psychology and Computer and Information Sciences.

University at Buffalo

place 12 Capen Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260-1660
phone Phone: (716) 645-2000
web Web: http://www.buffalo.edu/
  • University at Buffalo is also known as:
    University at Buffalo, University at Buffalo, UB, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo, University of Buffalo


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
SUNY at Buffalo Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1921-01-01 2024-01-01
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for University at Buffalo is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Last updated: 2021-04-18

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for University at Buffalo. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of University at Buffalo and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of University at Buffalo.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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University at Buffalo is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 112
Wrestling Men’s 29
Swimming and Diving Women’s 23

The complete list of sports at University at Buffalo is available for members.

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Tuition for University at Buffalo is in the 32.5 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how University at Buffalo is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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Bernie Sanders for President, dammit!
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘University at Buffalo’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing University at Buffalo within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around University at Buffalo are, on average, positive or negative.
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