At UB School of Law, faculty become friends, classmates become family.

More Than a Law School

At the State of New York’s premier public law school, faculty become friends and classmates become family. Here, people go out of their way to help you, teach you, and inspire you to achieve more than you ever thought possible.

Quick Facts


Faculty advisers offer you one-on-one guidance as you look to your future as a legal professional.


Our low student to faculty ratio gives you more opportunities to interact with your professors.


From anthropology to zoology, our interdisciplinary faculty give you a better understanding of how the law works in our society.

“[At Buffalo] I already have a support group. People are like, ‘We’re so glad to have you, we’ll give you any help you need.’” - Kaylan Porter '18

A Supportive Community


Kaylan Porter pictured herself in Buffalo, and found instant support and a deeper way of thinking about the issues that matter to her most.


Professor Todd Brown, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, says “In Buffalo, we don’t leave you on your own.”


"As a graduate of UB School of Law, you instantly make contacts and know so many people.”

Buffalo is on the Rise

The Buffalo-Niagara region is a major metropolitan area with a diverse blend of communities, each with its own distinct character and all united in a rich panorama of life.

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    Year round outdoor activities

    Buffalo Niagara’s temperate, four-seasons climate sets the scene for year-round outdoor fun from hiking to sailing to skiing and snowboarding. Enjoy America’s first urban park system, the shore and waters of Lake Erie, and nearby Niagara Falls.

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    Our cultural scene includes a broad spectrum of art, theater and music. Our riches include the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Shea’s Performing Arts Center and UB’s Center for the Arts.

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    Tastes of Buffalo Niagara

    While “Buffalo chicken wings” have put the area on the world’s culinary map, that original delight overshadows a rich landscape of area dining, from fine, upscale restaurants to diverse, ethnic eateries that reflect the cultural mix of Buffalo Niagara.

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    The sporting life

    A big slice of life in Buffalo Niagara, sports include the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League and the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League—in addition to the UB Bulls, competing in the NCAA’s Division I Mid-American Conference.

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    Family fun, shopping and nightlife

    Family fun comes in many fascinating forms and surprising spots in Buffalo Niagara. If you want to relax, or shop or party, you can’t beat the boutiques, shops, cafes, spas and hotspots in Buffalo and its suburbs.