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Is University at Buffalo a Good School for the Money?

Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$153,168 Avg Total Cost

University at Buffalo Value Report

What is an University at Buffalo degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares University at Buffalo with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Fair Value Nationwide

Average National Value
Top 10% National Quality
Fair Price

University at Buffalo is ranked #1,268 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

University at Buffalo is priced appropriately for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a fair value recognition from College Factual's analysis.

National Value Ranking  1268 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  43.42 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $153,168 For That Piece of Paper

The University at Buffalo time to graduate is about 4.26 years and will cost an estimated $35,955 per year. This brings the total cost to 153,168.

Average Yearly Cost$35,955
Average Years to Graduate4.26
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$153,168

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average University at Buffalo net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on University at Buffalo cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$85,004 In-State With Aid
$174,698 Avg Cost No Aid
4.26 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at University at Buffalo.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$174,698#0F
All Students$153,168#1,268C-
Only Students Receiving Aid$137,577#655B
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$122,126#F
All Students$100,596#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$85,004#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of New York.

About 86% of University at Buffalo students receive financial aid. Get more details on what University at Buffalo financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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