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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: 80%
Applicants who took ACT: 33%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 26%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 4%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 30%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 40%
SAT I Math score 700+: 12%
SAT I Math score 600+: 52%
ACT score 24-29: 60%
ACT score 30-36: 21%
ACT score 24+: 80%
Students applied: 23,629
Students admitted: 14,175
Admission rate: 60%
Students per faculty: 13
4-year graduation rate: 55%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 19,951
Full-time enrolled men: 10,432
Full-time enrolled women: 8,020
Part-time enrolled men: 693
Part-time enrolled women: 806
Freshmen retained: 88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,470
Fees (in state): $3,104
Tuition (out of state): $23,710
Fees (out of state): $3,104
Room and board: $13,548
Est. book expense: $1,196
Total cost (in state): $24,318
Total cost (out of state): $41,558
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$18,883
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,153
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$36,123
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,393
Average debt at graduation: $19,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 63%
Average need-based aid: $5,435
Average non-need-based aid: $6,165

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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