University at Buffalo--SUNY Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at University at Buffalo--SUNY is 14:1, and the school has 34.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University at Buffalo--SUNY include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Psychology; Engineering; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 88 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 14:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 22%
Social Sciences 14%
Psychology 12%
Engineering 11%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs Exercise Science/Nutrition - B.S./M.S.
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 32.5%
Service learning 7.6%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 8.7%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 9.4%
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit Yes

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 88%
4-year graduation rate 44%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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