Greetings from Buffalo.

Our Location

The School of Law is unique as a premier public law school because it is situated on the campus of a world-class research-intensive public university in a city densely packed with legal institutions.

We are committed to helping you forge relationships not only with professors, but also with private practioners, public officials at the local, county, state and federal levels, and advocates working in numerous non-governmental organizations in the Buffalo Niagara region and across the state.

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.

Within downtown Buffalo you will find United States District Court, United States Immigration Court, Buffalo City Court, United States Bankruptcy Court, New York State Supreme Court, Erie County Court, Buffalo City Court, Family Court and Integrated Domestic Violence Court.

Land Acknowledgment Statement

We would like to acknowledge the land on which the University at Buffalo operates, which is the territory of the Seneca Nation, a member of the Haudenosaunee/Six Nations Confederacy.

* Read UB’s Land Acknowledgment Statement

  • A great place to live

    A major metropolitan area with a diverse blend of communities, Buffalo Niagara offers a low cost of living and affordable housing prices. | Read more about our region's affordability

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.