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University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York, United States
UB is a premier, research-intensive public university and a member of the Association of American Universities. As the largest, most comprehensive institution in the 64-campus State University of New York system, our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. 

PhD Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Journalism & Media (1)

About

History

The University Archives, established in 1964 by President Clifford C. Furnas, is the repository of the historically valuable records of the State University of New York at Buffalo and its predecessor, the University of Buffalo (1846-1962).

Education

We offer the largest menu of academic programs in New York State, with more than 110 undergraduate degrees (including combined degrees), and more than 300 graduate, professional and certificate programs. Choose one of our programs, or design your own.

Research

UB spends $386.6 million annually on research, seeking knowledge that leads to new cures, improved processes, stronger materials, faster computers, smarter software, smaller machines and thousands of other improvements.

UB students and faculty are applying their knowledge to a diversity of projects addressing local and global challenges. The research we do touches lives around the world and drives the growth of the Buffalo-Niagara and New York State economies.

UB researchers discover new knowledge to solve problems and answer questions. With more than 100 active research centers, institutes and collaborative projects.

Career

At Career Services, you’ll find career planning experts who are excited to help you. Whether you’re a freshman trying to decide on a major, or a graduate student searching for a job — or anywhere in between — we’ll help you plan for a fulfilling career and a meaningful life.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
201 50
2018
251
2017
251
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
313 5
2018
318 24
2017
342
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
-
2017
-
2016
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
-
2018
253 -6
2017
247
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Library services

The University Libraries offer an outstanding array of information resources, technologies, services and people to support the academic and creative achievements of our students, faculty, staff and community members.

ICT services

The internet access is free when you live in UB’s official on-campus housing, including our residence halls and apartments. With Wi-Fi coverage in every room and common area, it’s easy to stay connected.

Medical services

Student Health Services provides high-quality medical services and patient education for all UB students. Our team of health care providers — including board-certified physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and medical support staff — offers primary care, preventative treatment and specialty services designed to meet the needs of our students.

Student Life

Campus life

UB’s North Campus in suburban Amherst houses most of our core undergraduate programs. Our South Campus is nestled in Buffalo’s University Heights neighborhood, and our Downtown Campus is home to cutting-edge medical research. A shuttle system links all three, making it easy to get around.

Sports facilities

UB boasts sixteen NCAA Division I athletic programs that compete in the Mid-American Conference. The UB Bulls play some of the top football programs in the nation.

Buffalo, New York, United States

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