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University at Buffalo Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$23,062 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,470 tuition
$12,292 on campus room & board
$1,196 books and supplies
$3,104 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$40,302 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$23,710 tuition
$12,292 on campus room & board
$1,196 books and supplies
$3,104 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,703 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
75% of students receive aid
31% get federal aid ($5,015 avg)
42% get state aid ($3,577 avg)
27% get institn'l aid ($5,703 avg)
52% get loans ($8,076 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.28% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 9.99% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,781 59%
Federal Grant Aid $5,015 31%
Pell Grants $4,816 31%
Other Federal Grants $444 15%
Institution Grant Aid $5,703 27%
State Grant Aid $3,577 42%
Student Loans $8,076 52%
Federal Loans $6,697 52%
Other Loans $10,780 7%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does University at Buffalo offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
12 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-6900
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $270
Out of State $988


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Mike from New York, NY
  • Mar-27-2015 I am a current student here

    Best bang for the buck! Being a state school , and the state's biggest and most successful, as well as being the flagship has its benefits.

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  • 5
  • Oshane from Bronx, NY
  • Dec-26-2014 I am a current student here

    UB offers a lot being the on the largest Campus in New York State. It is able to provide many things that privates schools can but the advantage of it being a SUNY lowers the prices drastically.

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  • 4
  • Cynthia from New York, NY
  • Dec-24-2014 I am a current student here

    The highest number of credits you can take is 19 credits, which is good because it gives you room to do well in those classes, if you do not fall behind in them. The facilities are top notch and the part of the school is undergoing construction for new buildings especially in the downtown campus, which is mostly the medical campus.

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