University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

University at Buffalo

About University at Buffalo (UB)

Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo (UB), is a flagship institution in the State University of New York (SUNY) system.  

  • Largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system.  
  • Member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), engaged in the highest levels of research and dedicated to academic excellence
  • World-class reputation with high-quality and interactive American education, consistently recognized by top university guides and publications  
  • World-renowned faculty have won many prestigious awards, including the Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize. Notable UB alumni include Wolf Blitzer, an award-winning journalist for CNN, and co-founder of the largest Chinese language search engine – Li Yanhong (Robin Li).

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Ranking & Accreditations

No.1 Public University in New York State and No.31 in the nation (2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings)
Top 1% in the World, No.293 out of 19,788 universities worldwide (Center for World University Ranking 2021-22)
1st SUNY institution invited to join the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), an association of elite research universities in the U.S. and Canada
Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Accredited by New York States Board of Regents
UB’s School of Management is accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
A member of
  • American Council on Education
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Colleges and Universities of the State of New York
  • National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges

Why get a UB degree at SIM

Discover your future at SIM-UB! Equip yourself with a degree from University at Buffalo, a top 40 public university in the U.S. and the No. 1 public university in New York.


Secure a Prestigious U.S. Degree

With a focus on inter-disciplinary studies, you will learn a broad spectrum of skills and knowledge pertinent to the real world.


Accelerate Your Learning Path

Graduate in an accelerated mode of 3 years, as compared to 4 years for most U.S. undergraduate programs.


Get More for Less

Get a degree from a premier U.S. public university in Singapore at a fraction of the cost.


Highly Qualified Faculty

Learn from and interact with some of the best in the field (60% visiting faculty from the U.S and 40% local faculty)


Excellent Ranking

Receive top-quality education that has enjoyed consistently high rankings among programs in the U.S.

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Hear from our students
SIM Celebrates University at Buffalo Graduate’s Academic Excellence & Leadership with Scholarship
SIM Celebrates University at Buffalo Graduate’s Academic Excellence & Leadership with Scholarship

There are various ways to reward academic and student club excellence, such as certificates or medals. SIM has chosen to reward students who have shown exemplary grades in their academics or have gone above and beyond in their student clubs with the SIM Global Education Undergraduate Scholarship. Meet Alycia Chee, a Psychology student from the University at Buffalo who has received the SIM Global Education Undergraduate Scholarship for Academic Excellence and Leadership.

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Message from the Vice Provost


Our university is proud of its 25-year partnership with SIM, and the success of our collaborative, fully accredited undergraduate degree programs. Since...

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Dr. Nojin Kwak

Vice Provost for International Education,   University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Disciplines Offered

With an emphasis on critical thinking, a global perspective and robust communication skills, the UB Curriculum – UB’s core academic experience – has been designed to give you the tools you’ll need to succeed in a diverse and dynamic world.


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Business Administration

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Geographic Information Science

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International Trade

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