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4 out of 5
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Degree: Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Graduation Year: 2015

I enjoyed my experience at the University at Buffalo. As someone who is now pursuing her masters at NYU, I appreciated having had a traditional campus experience. It was a huge university and an institution that is constantly looking to improve its facilities and overall educational environment.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Nutrition Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

I attended the University of Arizona as a non-traditional transfer student. As a young military spouse, I had moved between 3 states in 2 years and had many challenges trying to stay in school. The University of Arizona was so accommodating even before matriculating as a student with an advisor for my desired major responding to a multitude of questions and even meeting with me during the semester. Once a became an official student, my major specific courses were intensive yet practical in the subject matter and well paced. One of the biggest benefits U of A offers is the emphasis in research that you get through your education which really sets you apart in pursuing post-graduate education and/or employment. Our instructors at the U of A are leaders in the field and are often in the middle of managing their own meaningful research studies where interested students are invited to volunteer or work for the studies. My program, in particularly, offered opportunities to be involved in the community and receive mentorship from students farther along in the program as well as from our faculty who had open door policies. U of A places a high value on the quality of your education and produces many benefits to make the experience successful including free tutoring in a wealth of subjects, de-stress activities during finals weeks such as free chair massages, many seminars and speaking events of world leaders and a variety of fields, free movies, and networking opportunities. The primary causes of any negative experiences I encountered were related to the very large class sizes of undergraduate general education courses such as first-year physics or biochemistry. Due to the sheer sizes of these courses, it was difficult to communicate with instructors and obtain help with specifics during the semester. Now several years after my graduation, I am incredibly thankful I attended U of A as I have been extremely prepared for my field and was very competitive getting into my dream graduate program. I intend to start my doctorate program this upcoming fall and know that I have an excellent foundation and research emphasis to succeed thanks to the experiences from U of A.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

The University at Buffalo is a good school to go to to get a great education. From the professors to the students, everyone wants to help you succeed. The classes are organized nicely and are taught by professionals who are truly passionate about the topic in which they are teaching. UB provides a great learning environment supplemented by an easily accessible campus, many student life activities, and many opportunities to develop professionally in order to prepare you for a future career. I feel that my four years here were completely worthwhile and have allowed me to learn more about myself including my goals and passions, as well as prepare me for my future career. I would recommend UB to anyone who is interested!

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3 out of 5
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2013

The University at Buffalo provides a strong foundation in each of the majors offered at their school. In addition, there are many opportunities to become involved in undergraduate research, attend academic conferences, publish manuscripts, and gain the necessary skills to create a strong curriculum vitae when applying for graduate studies.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Chemistry
Graduation Year: 2017

The university at Buffalo is a great research school located in the suburbs of Buffalo. A credit to this university is the diversity of students from many different backgrounds. To be successful at UB you must be prepared to take advantage of you academic opportunities here.

4 out of 5
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Degree: Architecture
Graduation Year: 2016

UB provided me with a well rounded architecture education. I feel confident in my internships as well as moving forward in my graduate career. The facilities and services provided are far better than other schools I looked at. They get visiting speakers and professors from all over the world with all sorts of different interests and backgrounds.

5 out of 5
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Degree: Aerospace Engineering
Graduation Year: 2007

it is a great school that prepared me for the real world

4 out of 5
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2006

I loved my school. The teachers were great. You could be a number or be super involved and it was up to you. The campus was fun and I made great friends. they even helped with internships and job placement

3 out of 5
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Degree: Computer Science
Graduation Year: 2012

I really enjoyed my college for, especially for the a field that uses computer. They had a great technology department/wing and I it was awesome to be able to learn about something I enjoy

3 out of 5
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Degree: Biological and Physical Sciences
Graduation Year: 2012

Great resources, good professors, but classes are large so don't expect much individualized attention unless you actively seek it.

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