Details at a Glance
UB is a nationally-ranked institution and the most comprehensive public research university in New York State. Home to the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences comprises a diverse array of faculty and departments. We're a community of scholars impacting the world through research and creative activity. Our students seek challenges, strive for intellectual integrity, question current principles and practices, take responsibility for the world around them and embrace every opportunity to apply classroom knowledge in a broader practical context. When deciding which area of concentration is right for them, we encourage our students to think across the disciplines and follow the paths of research and discovery that most excite them.
We offer programs in the following academic areas and departments. If you don't see something that fits your interests, we also have flexible interdisciplinary, create-your-own style Master's options as well.
- Biological Sciences
- Communicative Disorders and Sciences
- Comparative Literature
- Environmental Studies and Sustainability
- Global Gender & Sexuality studies
- Media Study
- Political Science
- Romance Languages & Literatures
- Theatre & Dance
- Transnational Studies
Application deadlines across our programs vary, but many PhD programs with fall admission have priority deadlines on December 1 and January 1 for full funding consideration. Almost all of our Master's programs have rolling deadlines throughout the calendar year, with various priority review dates.