Facts and Figures

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  • Undergraduate business administration program founded: 1923
  • Master of Business Administration program founded: 1931
  • Doctoral program founded: 1950
  • Location: University at Buffalo North Campus, Amherst, New York
  • Accreditation: Since 1930, the UB School of Management has been continuously accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Of the more than 16,000 business schools in the world, only about 850 are accredited by AACSB. This prestigious accreditation is considered to be the hallmark of management education. The accounting program was accredited in 1985, one of only 188 programs in the country to achieve this level of recognition.
  • Eight members of our faculty are recipients of the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, which recognizes outstanding teaching ability through superb classroom performance. These scholars bring to their classes broad interests and current, far-ranging knowledge. They are Associate Professor Arlene Hibschweiler, Professor Emeritus Ronald Huefner, Associate Professor Kenneth Kim, Associate Professor Frank Krzystofiak, Associate Professor Charles Lindsey, Professor Emeritus Jerry Newman, Associate Professor Philip Perry and Associate Professor Natalie Simpson.


Number of students, faculty and alumni (2019-20)

  • Undergraduates: 2,965
  • MBAs (Full-time, Professional and Executive): 517
  • Master of Science students: 390
  • PhDs: 38
  • Full-time faculty: 73
  • Alumni: 43,000 in 87 countries

2019-20 tuition


  • State resident: $7,070 per year
  • Nonresident: $24,740 per year


  • State resident: $15,000 per year
  • Nonresident: $24,390 per year

Master of Science

  • State resident: $11,310 per year
  • Nonresident: $23,100 per year