With an affordable cost of living, high employment rates and friendly, diverse communities, the Buffalo-Niagara region is consistently one of the top-rated major metropolitan areas in America. See for yourself why so many students love our welcoming nature, spirited loyalty and endless opportunities.
It’s easy to stretch your dollar in Buffalo, where the cost of living is well below the national average.
Buffalo’s history of innovation and entrepreneurship is still alive. UB is playing a key role in creating a new knowledge-based economy for our region. This translates to jobs and earning potential.
Our strong sense of community, easy lifestyle and affordability are why Forbes magazine ranks Buffalo one of the top 10 U.S. cities to raise a family. The magazine also ranks Buffalo as the "No. 1 Best City for Working Mothers."
College graduates are choosing to stay in Buffalo. Why?
In Buffalo, we take care of each other. You'll be supported by friendly people willing to help. When you experience this welcoming community, you will want to call Buffalo your home.
Buffalo is a mid-size city with endless potential and people are choosing to live here. Old industrial buildings are being transformed and repurposed. Restaurants are bringing innovative chefs to town elevating the culinary landscape. The waterfront is now home to Canalside, a 21-acre park with events and festivals for every season. There is something for everyone here.
Buffalo is known for its snow, but dig a little deeper and you’ll discover that our region enjoys four distinct seasons, each remarkable in its own right.