The University of Buffalo is continuing to grow and climb amongst the best universities in the United States. U.S. News & World Report has the university ranked 89th this year which is up 8 spots from 2017. Since 2008 the university has made the climb from a 121st ranking, showing some pretty impressive improvement.

The University of Buffalo also ranked favorably in other categories:

  • 53 (tie) in Best Colleges for Veterans
  • 102 in Best Value Schools

Here's how U.S. News & World Report decides on its rankings,

"The rankings formula uses exclusively statistical quantitative and qualitative measures that education experts have proposed as reliable indicators of academic quality. To calculate the overall rank for each school within each category, up to 16 metrics of academic excellence below are assigned weights that reflect U.S. News' researched judgment about how much they matter. For display purposes, we group these measures into the following indicators: outcomes, faculty resources, expert opinion, financial resources, student excellence and alumni giving."

Learn more and see where other WNY area schools ranked at U.S. News & World Report.