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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University at Buffalo, the State University of New York (Buffalo, NY)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 83%
Applicants who took ACT: 32%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 24%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 4%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 28%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 43%
SAT I Math score 700+: 10%
SAT I Math score 600+: 53%
ACT score 24-29: 61%
ACT score 30-36: 20%
ACT score 24+: 80%
Students applied: 24,444
Students admitted: 14,128
Admission rate: 58%
Students per faculty: 13
4-year graduation rate: 53%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 19,829
Full-time enrolled men: 10,025
Full-time enrolled women: 8,139
Part-time enrolled men: 759
Part-time enrolled women: 906
Freshmen retained: 88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,470
Fees (in state): $2,911
Tuition (out of state): $21,550
Fees (out of state): $2,911
Room and board: $13,061
Est. book expense: $1,196
Total cost (in state): $23,638
Total cost (out of state): $38,718
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$18,211
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$17,480
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$33,291
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$32,560
Average debt at graduation: $21,228

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 64%
Average need-based aid: $5,427
Average non-need-based aid: $6,158

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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