The University at Buffalo, a flagship campus of the State University of New York, is now accepting international student applications through Shorelight. Ranked #5 best public universities – Northeast region by Wall Street Journal TIMES Higher Ed and #38 – Top Public Schools by U.S. News & World Report, the University at Buffalo is a premier research university offering degrees in business, engineering, criminology, medicine, and more. Students learn with the support of expert faculty and cutting-edge campus facilities to explore and grow their academic and professional interests.
Why Study at the University at Buffalo?
A diverse global student community — A top-25 university in the US for hosting international students for 17 years in a row, the University at Buffalo is home to students from 95+ countries including Canada, China, India, Iran, Taiwan, Turkey, and South Korea. More than a third of the global student body graduate with OPT opportunities!
Affordable and top-ranked degree programs — The University at Buffalo is recognized for offering an excellent education at a low price. U.S. News & World Report and Wall Street Journal TIMES Higher Ed experts rank the school #31 for public universities in the US, and students benefit from well-rounded curricula and state-of-the-art campus facilities while they pursue both academic and entrepreneurial research.
A welcoming environment — Buffalo, New York, is located on the eastern side of Lake Erie near Niagara Falls and the US-Canadian border. Known as “The City of Good Neighbors,” Buffalo’s friendly locals and close-knit community will make international students feel right at home in this diverse and vibrant city.
Accolades for University at Buffalo
U.S. News & World Report, 2023
#38 in Top Public Schools (tie)
#68 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (tie)
#65 in Best Undergraduate Computer Science Programs
#89 in National Universities (tie)
#188 in Best Value Schools
#69 in Top Performers on Social Mobility (tie)
#67 in Nursing (tie)
THE Impact Rankings
#1 in US for Good Health and Well-being
#2 in US for Climate Action
#25 in US for hosting international students
#25 Most Affordable University in the US
Undergraduate Programs at the University at Buffalo
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
College of Arts & Sciences
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
School of Management
Business Administration BS/Management Information Systems MS
Business Administration BS/MS Finance
School of Architecture and Planning
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With a 13:1 student faculty ratio at the University at Buffalo, students can look forward to small classes and personalized instruction, while also learning among a culturally diverse student body.