University at Buffalo

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The State University of New York at Buffalo, often known as the University at Buffalo (UB), is a public research university with campuses in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, in the United States. It is one of the largest public research universities in the country. The institution was established in 1846 as a private medical college, and it became a part of the State University of New York system when it joined with the system in 1962. It, along with Stony Brook, is considered a flagship school in the State University of New York system. As of autumn 2020, the university will have 32,347 students enrolled in 13 schools and colleges, making it the biggest public institution in the state of New York in terms of enrollment.

This little medical school has grown into an enormous research institution since it was founded by a group that included future United States President Millard Fillmore more than 200 years ago. Beyond the College of Arts and Sciences, the university is home to New York State's largest state-operated medical schools and dental schools as well as the state's largest business schools, engineering schools, pharmacy schools, and pharmacy school. It is also the site of the state's only law school. Among the institutions in the State University of New York system, UB has the greatest enrolment, the largest endowment, and the most research money. The university provides bachelor's degrees in over 140 fields of study, as well as over 220 master's programmes, over 95 doctorate programmes, and 55 combined degree programmes. It also offers over 220 master's programmes, over 95 doctoral programmes, and 55 combined degree programmes. The University of Buffalo and the University of Virginia are the only two universities that were established by persons who went on to become Presidents of the United States.

The University of Buffalo is classed as an R1 university, which means that it participates in a significant amount of research work on a regular basis. There have been five Nobel Prize winners, five Pulitzer Prize winners, one head of state, two astronauts, three billionaires, one Academy Award winner, one Emmy Award winner, and many Fulbright Scholars among the University of Buffalo's graduates and professors.

The Bulls are the nickname for the intercollegiate sporting teams of the University of Buffalo. They participate in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and are members of the Midwestern Conference.