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University at Buffalo School of Management


Contact our general manager with any questions. Profile updated: September 23, 2013.

School Data

Annual Tuition: $19,750 In State, $29,440 Out of State

Acceptance Rate: 48%

Full-Time Enrollment: 511

Median GMAT: 613

International: 20-40%

Average Age: 25

Application Deadlines: Round 1: October 15th, 2019, Round 2: December 1st, 2019, Round 3: February 1st, 2020, Round 4: April 15th, 2020 (U.S. applicants only), Round 5: June 1st, 2020 (U.S. applicants only)

Since 1923, the UB School of Management has built an impressive reputation as one of the best schools of business in the world. In our nationally-ranked full-time MBA program, our four specialized Masters of Science in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems (MIS), and Supply Chain and Operations, or our PhD program in six management disciplines, you have an opportunity to study, experience, and prepare for your career. The UB School of Management programs are held on the globally diverse campus of a premier, research-intensive public university and the largest, most comprehensive institution in the 64-campus State University of New York system. From the day you walk on campus to the day you receive your degree, experience deep engagement in a vibrant and welcoming community atmosphere.

Rankings Analysis: The University at Buffalo School of Management retained its No. 60 spot on Poets&Quants’ 2012 ranking, exactly the same place achieved a year earlier, though nine places below its 51st place finish in our inaugural ranking in 2010.

Contact Information

203 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, NY 14260
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From the UB School of Management:


The UB MBA program has been preparing students for leadership positions in management since 1931. We combine a foundation-building core with flexible, career-targeted electives. Add to this the practice of learning at three levels—inside, alongside and outside the classroom—and award-winning programs like LeaderCORE™ and Corporate Champions, you have an unbeatable experience.

In our twenty-one month full-time program, you have an opportunity to choose from many concentrations in the UB MBA program, including analytics, finance, healthcare management, information systems, international management, consulting, marketing or supply chain and operations. In addition, we offer collaborative MBA degrees including MArch/MBA, AuD/MBA, DDS/MBA, JD/MBA, MD/MBA, MPH/MBA, MSW/MBA, PharmD/MBA, an Engineering/MBA in several different engineering disciplines, as well as a Resident/MBA for residents and fellows in UB graduate medical education.

Career preparation, job and internship opportunities, and networking specifically for UB MBAs is provided by our Career Resource Center, available exclusively to School of Management students. See what firms are recruiting UB School of Management students.

Top UBMBA employers of include:

  • Citi
  • Deloitte
  • HSBC
  • Capital One
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Bloomberg
  • General Mills
  • M&T Bank
  • Rich Products

It’s not just your technical skills: through our integrated MBA curriculum, focus on your personal and professional development, too, in competencies like teamwork, communications skills, and leadership as well as gain access to experienced executives for advice, mentoring and best practices.

Open doors mean a lot here. Access is a hallmark of the UB School of Management. You’re on a first name basis with world-renowned faculty who work with you in, alongside and outside of the classroom. Expand your professional network through 37,000 School of Management and 230,000 University at Buffalo alumni, through conferences and events, and with our many corporate partners who support the UB MBA program. Be supported with personal relationships with professional academic and career teams who are with you for your whole UB journey.

We offer assistantships, fellowships and scholarships for highly qualified MBA applicants to help offset our already competitive tuition cost. Both domestic and international applicants are considered for these opportunities. Awards...

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