- University at Buffalo—SUNY is a public institution that was founded in 1846. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 21,020, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 1,350 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University at Buffalo—SUNY's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 89. Its in-state tuition and fees are $10,028 (2018-19); out-of-state tuition and fees are $27,758 (2018-19).