UB Admissions

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at University at Buffalo. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationadmissions.buffalo.edu/
Online Applicationadmissions.buffalo.edu/apply/index.php
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered2 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 55.85% and yield is 24.47%. 15,599 men and 15,597 women applied to UB and 8,948 men and 8,475 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,361 men and 1,902 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants31,19615,59915,597
Admitted17,4238,9488,475
Enrolled4,2632,3611,902
Acceptance Ratio 55.85%57.36%54.34%
Yield 24.47%26.39%22.44%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 3,580 students (87% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,008 students (25%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 650 and 25th percentile is 570. The SAT Math score is 680 (75th) and 590 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 88 (75th percentile) and 88 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing570650
SAT Math590680
ACT Composite2429
ACT Math2430
ACT English2329
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University at Buffalo are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,253, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

UB requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript). Next table summarizes University at Buffalo application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see UB online application page .
UB Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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