UB is the premier public research university in the northeastern United States and the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. We’re an established leader and are consistently recognized by top university guides and publications for our excellent value and high-quality academics.
High four-year graduation rate, low average student debt at graduation, abundant financial aid, a low sticker price and overall great value.
Stellar academics and for all it is doing to make college affordable, especially for applicants with need in these tough economic times.
—The Princeton Review “Best Value Colleges”
We also offer some of the country’s strongest graduate and professional degree programs, recognized as among the top-tier schools for quality of programs and research, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools”:
Our faculty have been recognized as the best teachers and top innovators in the world, winning such prestigious awards as the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Medal of Science, the National Medal of Technology, the MacArthur Foundation “genius award” and the Guggenheim Fellowship, among others.
UB students have benefited from the expertise and passion of two U.S. astronauts; one of the country’s top geneticists; a Nobel Prize-winning chemist; the “Father of Chinese Physics,” a Tony Award-nominated stage and screen actor; one of America’s legendary jazz musicians; and the CEOs of a major cable television network and one of Hollywood’s most successful film companies.
More than 260,000 UB alumni are making a difference in every state and 148 countries around the world. Among our celebrated graduates are the director of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center; the CEO of China’s largest search engine; the executive producer and host of NPR’s “Fresh Air”; the Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist; and the breakout star of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther.”