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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 82%
Applicants who took ACT: 36%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 28%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 5%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 33%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 45%
SAT I Math score 700+: 11%
SAT I Math score 600+: 56%
ACT score 24-29: 60%
ACT score 30-36: 20%
ACT score 24+: 80%
Students applied: 26,001
Students admitted: 15,440
Admission rate: 59%
Students per faculty: 13
4-year graduation rate: 58%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 20,411
Full-time enrolled men: 10,878
Full-time enrolled women: 7,998
Part-time enrolled men: 719
Part-time enrolled women: 816
Freshmen retained: 86%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $6,670
Fees (in state): $3,158
Tuition (out of state): $24,180
Fees (out of state): $3,158
Room and board: $13,782
Est. book expense: $1,177
Total cost (in state): $24,787
Total cost (out of state): $42,297
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$17,625
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$20,426
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,135
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,936
Average debt at graduation: $19,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 50%
Average need-based aid: $7,162
Average non-need-based aid: $4,361

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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