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University of Buffalo - UB

Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York (SUNY), is one of the leading public research universities in the U.S.  Within the 64-campus SUNY system, UB is the flagship campus.

Notably, UB is the first public member in New York and New England of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities (AAU).  In the 2019 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges rankings, UB placed 38th among public universities (up from 41st in 2018).

In terms of international education, UB is a model institution, ranking No.21 among all institutions in the U.S. ("Open Doors 2017" report published by the Institute of International Education), with more than 7,000 international students from more than 110 countries.

UB is accredited by the following associations:

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • New York State Board of Regents

The university is a member of the following associations:

  • American Council on Education
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Colleges and Universities of the State of New York
  • National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges

In addition, the School of Management is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

UB’s Bachelor programmes at SIM GE include Communication, Psychology, Economics, International Trade, Sociology, and Business Administration.

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Highlights #1 - UOB
        Now in their second decade, our highly successful collaborative undergraduate programs with SIM have demonstrated value for all our stakeholders - our students, faculty, alumni and their employers.  We are proud of our longstanding partnership with SIM, the outstanding quality of the programs we deliver together, and the remarkable success of our alumni.  Our programs remain the standard bearer for a first-rate, fully accredited American undergraduate education in Singapore.

Professor Stephen C. Dunnett
Vice Provost for International Education,
University at Buffalo

Ketki Acharya

Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) and Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)



  • High quality and interactive American education
  • Students admitted are regular UB students (no distinction between Singapore and Buffalo)
  • Admission standards and academic expectations are the same as UB
  • Accreditation and recognition of UB degrees
  • Quality assurance mechanisms
  • Options to study one semester in Buffalo's home campus in US
  • Full-time Resident Director and Assistant Resident Director
  • Full-time Academic Advisors
  • Full-time, regular UB faculty and visiting faculty teach in the program covering the full semester
  • Excellent value with lower tuition costs here than studying in the US
  • Successful graduates and extensive alumni network

 UB Graduation _Students

  • 70.53% of graduates achieved Latin Honors in 2018.
  • 82.7% of SIM graduates secured a job within 6 months after graduation (SIM Graduate Employment Survey 2016/2017) 
  • UB Alumni is 250,000 strong across 140 countries.


SIM-UB Newsletter

  Dear SIM-UB Friends,

Please Click here for the latest edition of our SIM-UB Newsletter. The newsletter highlights some of the notable achievements of our students, faculty, alumni, and programs in recent times. We hope you will enjoy reading about the continuing success of the SIM-UB partnership, and please keep in touch by way of our UB and SIM alumni associations here in Singapore!

Best regards,

Kevin F. McKelvey
Resident Director