International Admissions

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) takes students on a hike through Zoar Valley

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) takes students on a hike through Zoar Valley

Welcome to Buffalo! At the College of Arts and Sciences, we welcome students from every corner of the globe. UB ranks in the top 20 U.S. universities in international student enrollment, and international student life is rich with opportunities. As a first-class, world-class institution, we believe that we are stronger, more dynamic, and ultimately capable of greater impact when our student body is as diverse as our research interests.

ISSS students on a hike.

ISSS provides programs and support for international students who are adjusting to Buffalo, including international orientation, immigration and visa information, workshops, trips, and events.

female student

You’ve done your homework, and you know that UB is one of the top public research universities in the US. We invite you to apply and see how exciting, fulfilling and affordable your education can be!

Graduate applicants should contact the department or program to which they are applying to receive further information on international application requirements. 

ELI advisors and students take a canoe trip.

The ELI offers English language instruction, cultural orientation and pre-academic training to international students on an intensive and per-course basis.

2016 International Fiesta performers

This central office is responsible for all international administrative functions including admissions, international student and scholar services and study abroad.