As one of the United States’ most global universities, the University at Buffalo is home to more than 4,500 students from 110 countries.
We value international students as members of our community and will provide outstanding support services for you and your dependent family members, if they accompany you to Buffalo.
Resources to Help You Succeed at UB:
In addition to being an affordable, friendly and fun city, Buffalo welcomes and respects international students.
You can apply online. You’ll need to submit scanned copies of all required supporting documents before your application will be reviewed. You may save and edit your application as you go.
Official documents will be required if you are offered admission.
Once your application is ready, you must formally submit it to upload your documents.
You may log in at any time to check your status.
The online checklist is your best source about the status of your application during the review process; please check it frequently.
You will receive an email when your admission decision is available in the portal.
After you have applied online, submit your official credentials to the program:
If you are applying from outside the United States, apply as early as possible to ensure time for application and visa processing.
Regardless of your program’s deadline, it is recommended that you apply at least 6-9 months prior to the term start date (depending on your country of origin). Check with your program’s application coordinator for specific guidelines.
Submit these credentials to apply:
A bachelor’s degree is required to enter the program. Admission is based on:
Recommended undergraduate courses include general chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, physiology, physics and mathematics, including calculus and statistics.
We only admit students for the fall semester. The application deadline is Feb. 14th. Your online application and all supplemental materials should be in the department by Feb. 14th.
The department admissions committee will review your complete application and contact you directly.
Once you submit your application online for formal review, you will be provided with a link to our online payment system, where you can pay the application fee.
International applicants must present a valid English Language Proficiency test score. It is university policy that test dates be no older than two years when students enter a program. We recommend uploading scanned copies of your results at the time of application in order to expedite the review process.
The minimum score that we accept is:
|Internet-based TOEFL Test (iBT)
|Paper-based TOEFL Test (PBT)
|Computer-based TOEFL Test (CBT)