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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

Buffalo, NY 4-Year Public

SUNY Buffalo Student Life

SUNY Buffalo is on a 1,350-acre campus in a suburban setting in Buffalo, New York. SUNY Buffalo has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

SUNY Buffalo also has fraternities and sororities.

SUNY Buffalo students' favorite campus events are Opening Weekend, Fallfest/Springfest and Homecoming/Parents Weekend.

Does SUNY Buffalo offer student housing?

SUNY Buffalo offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most SUNY Buffalo students live off campus. In 2021, 21% of undergrads at SUNY Buffalo lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 79% of students lived off-campus or commuted to SUNY Buffalo. There are 7,736 spots available in on-campus housing for all 22,306 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 4,535 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

SUNY Buffalo offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at SUNY Buffalo

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The SUNY Buffalo campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

SUNY Buffalo offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to SUNY Buffalo

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to SUNY Buffalo, take New York State Thruway to Buffalo, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Buffalo-Niagara International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore SUNY Buffalo's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

SUNY Buffalo Students

45%

Women

55%

Men

92%

Full Time

8%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

47%

16%

14%

8%

8%

4%

3%

0.39%

0.07%

Undergraduate Students

22,306

Graduate Students

10,041

Non-Resident / International Students

2,987

SUNY Buffalo Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

32,347

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

67%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,525

Out-of-State

$28,195

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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