2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University at Buffalo is $10,524 for New York residents and $28,194 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for UB is $10,967 for New York residents and $28,626 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 4.21% for New York residents and increased by 1.53% for out-of-state rates from the previous year.The Living costs increased by 2.94% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at University at Buffalo are little bit lower than the average amount ($11,862) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are little bit lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($31,538 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$10,099 $27,769$16,456
2019-2020$10,524$28,194$16,939
Change % 2019-20204.21%1.53%2.94%
2020-2021$10,967$28,626$17,436
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $14,130 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $25,920 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at UB is $14,568 for New York residents and $26,592 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 3.10% for New York residents and increased by 2.59% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at University at Buffalo are around the average amount ($13,590) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($28,056 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$13,705 $25,265$16,456
2019-2020$14,130$25,920$16,939
Change % 2019-20203.10%2.59%2.94%
2020-2021$14,568$26,592$17,436
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at UB.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$286$1,023
2019-2020$285$1,035
2020-2021$284$1,047
Graduate2018-2019$462$944
2019-2020$465$949
2020-2021$468$954
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for University at Buffalo graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $46,100 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $62,100 for University at Buffalo graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$46,100$46,900$45,000
7 Years After Graduation$47,000--
8 Years After Graduation$54,400--
9 Years After Graduation$54,500--
10 Years After Graduation$62,100$67,700$55,700

UB 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at UB for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $44,525 for New York residents and $116,268 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at University at Buffalo have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at University at Buffalo.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at University at Buffalo
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$10,762$11,004$11,253$11,507$44,525
Out-of-State$28,539$28,888$29,242$29,600$116,268
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$11,004$11,253$11,507$11,766$45,530
Out-of-State$28,888$29,242$29,600$29,962$117,691
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$11,253$11,507$11,766$12,032$46,558
Out-of-State$29,242$29,600$29,962$30,328$119,131
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$11,507$11,766$12,032$12,303$47,608
Out-of-State$29,600$29,962$30,328$30,699$120,589
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$11,766$12,032$12,303$12,581$48,683
Out-of-State$29,962$30,328$30,699$31,075$122,065
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at University at Buffalo. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $122,846 for New York residents and $194,589 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at University at Buffalo have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at University at Buffalo.
4 years COA at University at Buffalo
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$29,460$30,278$31,118$31,984$122,846
Out-of-State$47,238$48,162$49,109$50,080$194,589
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$30,278$31,120$31,985$32,876$126,265
Out-of-State$48,162$49,109$50,080$51,075$198,427
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$31,120$31,987$32,878$33,796$129,787
Out-of-State$49,109$50,080$51,075$52,096$202,360
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$31,987$32,880$33,798$34,743$133,413
Out-of-State$50,080$51,075$52,096$53,142$206,394
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$32,880$33,799$34,744$35,718$137,147
Out-of-State$51,075$52,096$53,142$54,215$210,529
Last year, 57 students ( 0.26% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $88,650 for New York residents and $160,393 for out-of-state students. Since the tuition & fees at University at Buffalo have risen very slightly (very lower than national average) over the last 4 years, the actual costs may differ from the estimation based on the school or University system's new tuition policy. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at University at Buffalo.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at University at Buffalo
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$20,911$21,729$22,569$23,435$88,650
Out-of-State$38,689$39,613$40,560$41,531$160,393
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$21,729$22,571$23,436$24,327$92,069
Out-of-State$39,613$40,560$41,531$42,526$164,231
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$22,571$23,438$24,329$25,247$95,591
Out-of-State$40,560$41,531$42,526$43,547$168,164
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$23,438$24,331$25,249$26,194$99,217
Out-of-State$41,531$42,526$43,547$44,593$172,198
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$24,331$25,250$26,195$27,169$102,951
Out-of-State$42,526$43,547$44,593$45,666$176,333

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University at Buffalo.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
University at Buffalo 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$10,524$1,203$16,939$28,194$1,203 $16,939
Graduate$14,130 $1,203$16,939$25,920 $1,203$16,939

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