Academic / R&D Assets

57 colleges and universities and more than 300,000 students in WNY

  • 318,156 enrolled in 57 colleges in and around WNY (2010)
  •  75,013 graduates from those 57 colleges (2010)
  •  38 four-year colleges regionally
  • 18 two-year colleges regionally

WNY offers several colleges specialized in manufacturing, engineering and technology

  • 6 World Class University Centers Proximate to the 1,250 acre STAMP site
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, University at Buffalo, University of Rochester, Cornell University, Syracuse university, and Alfred University
  • 4 AAU Member University Centers in region
  • 5 SUNY Community Colleges in region (53,000 enrolled)
  • 2 colleges (ECC, GCC) developing AAS in Nanotechnology (SEMI)
  • 2 colleges (MCC, FLCC) enabling Engineering curriculum with SEMI and Mechatronics elements in collaboration with RIT.

Expansive Engineering Programs regionally near the STAMP site enables strong engineering “talent sourcing” potential

  • 17,000 engineering students enrolled (6 regional university centers: 2011-12)
  • 4,500 engineering degrees conferred (6 regional universities centers: 2011-12)