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UB hits all-time high ranking among public universities

Posted at 9:27 AM, Sep 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-09 09:27:30-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The University at Buffalo has hit its all-time highest ranking among best public and national universities according to U.S News and World Report. UB was rated No. 31 out of the top 50 public universities in the nation, and is up seven spots from where it was ranked last year.

The school was also ranked among public and private schools in the country, and came in at No. 79, which is up 10 places from last year.

The rankings were released Monday, September 9th in the magazine's Best Colleges issue.

“Our exceptional rise in the rankings of the best public and national universities reflects the profound impact that UB is having – through our scholarship, our research and our creative activity – on the region, the nation and the world,” said UB President Satish K. Tripathi.

UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences was also top-rated by U.S. News. The school’s undergraduate engineering program moved up one spot to No. 66 overall among colleges and universities nationwide whose highest degree is a doctorate, according to a release from the school.

Additionally, the UB School of Management was again top-rated at No. 79 out of more than 850 accredited business schools.