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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

STARS v1.1

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY, US

Rating Score Liaison Submission Date President's Letter
Expired Expired Jess Russell Nov. 20, 2012 Download


Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 24,222
Number of Undergraduate Students 19,395
Number of Graduate Students 9,653
Full-time Equivalent Employees 29,048
Institution type Master
Institutional control Public
Endowment size 511,000,000
Percentage of students that are Residential 35.0
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter 77.0
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter 23.0
Percentage of students that are On-line only Not Available
Gross square feet of building space 10,640,000.0
Gross square feet of laboratory space Not Available
Acres of cultivated grounds Not Available
Acres of undeveloped land Not Available
Climate region Mixed-Dry

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School No No
Medical School Yes Yes
Pharmacy School Yes Yes
Public Health Yes Yes
Veterinary School No No
Satellite No No
Hospital No No
Farm No No
Agricultural experiment station No No
Credit Status
Integrated Pest Management Complete
Native Plants Complete
Wildlife Habitat Complete
Tree Campus USA Not Pursuing
Snow and Ice Removal Complete
Compost Complete
Credit Status
Innovation 1 Complete
Innovation 2 Complete
Innovation 3 Complete
Innovation 4 Complete

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.