Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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

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University at Buffalo, State University of New York is ranked 54 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 235 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 82%
Applicants who took ACT 36%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+5%
600-69928%
600+33%

SAT Math Score

700+11%
600-69945%
600+56%

ACT Score

30-3620%
24-2960%
24+79%

Students applied26,001
Students admitted15,440
Admission rate59%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate58%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,670
Fees$3,158
Room and board$13,782
Estimated book expense$1,177
Total cost$24,787

Cost after need-based aid$17,625
Cost after non-need-based aid$20,426

Average debt at graduation$19,500

Out of State

Tuition$24,180
Fees$3,158
Room and board$13,782
Estimated book expense$1,177
Total cost$42,297

Cost after need-based aid$35,135
Cost after non-need-based aid$37,936

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$49,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met50%
Average need-based aid$7,162
Average non-need-based aid$4,361

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment20,411

Full-Time

Men10,878
Women7,998

Part-Time

Men719
Women816

Freshmen retained86%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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