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.

students in a chemistry lab.

We're a community of scholars working together to solve pressing global problems. Dig in and see what our graduate degree programs can offer to international students like you.

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!

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.

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.