Tuition & Fees

$9,490

$24,370

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,442
Declined + 11,445
Total Received 24,887
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Public

13,508

undergraduate students

4,235

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Anthropology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 2532
ACT 2926

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School Facts

University at Albany, founded in 1844, is a public, comprehensive institution with 118 undergraduate majors and minors and 114 graduate programs. Its 560-acre Uptown Campus is located in Albany.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 17,743
Established in 1844
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Albany, NY

562-acre, suburban campus in Albany (population: 98,111), 180 miles from New York City. Served by air and bus; train serves Rensselaer (10 miles); major airport serves New York City. School operates transportation to city center and downtown dormitories. Public transportation serves campus.

SUNY — Albany
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
17 fraternities 3% of male students
 
22 sororities 3% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
32%
500-599
57%
400-499
8%
700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
58%
400-499
8%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
44%
18-23
48%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,442
Declined + 11,445
Total Received 24,887

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Timothy Lee, Director
Director of Admissions
P: 518 442-5435
F: 518 442-5383
ugadmissions@albany.edu

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,046

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,670
Room $8,364
Board $5,500
Additional fees $2,820
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $24,354
Average Financial Aid - $11,046
Total with Avg. Aid $13,308
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 518 442-3202
F: 518 442-5295
sfc@albany.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Diane Corbett
Director of Financial Aid
dcorbett@albany.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Baseball, Bowling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mixed Martial Arts, Rugby, Running, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do, Tango Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Baseball, Bowling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mixed Martial Arts, Rugby, Running, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do, Tango, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Flag Football, Homerun Derby, Soccer, Softball, Street Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Mark Benson (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Cara White (women's)
Swa/associate Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American East Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Northeast Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Great Danes
School colors
purple and gold

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Information Systems
Actuarial/Mathematical Science
Adolescent Education
African Studies
African/Afro-American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Chemistry
Art
Art History
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biodiversity Conservation/Policy
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Biometry/Statistics
Biopsychology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chinese Studies
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Communication
Communication/Rhetoric
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Applied Mathematics
Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Curriculum Development/Instructional Technology
Curriculum/Instruction
Digital Forensics
Documentary Studies
Early Childhood/Childhood Education
Earth Science
Earth/Atmospheric Sciences
East Asian Studies
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Policy/Leadership
Educational Psychology
Educational Psychology/Methodology
English
Environmental Health/Toxicology
Environmental Science
Epidemiology
Financial Market Regulation
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Biology
French Studies
General Educational Studies
Geography
Geology
Globalization Studies
Health Policy/Management
History
Human Biology
Human Development
Humanistic Studies
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Informatics
Information Science
Information Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Affairs
Japanese Studies
Journalism
Judaic Studies
Latin American Studies
Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Latin Education
Liberal Studies
Library Science
Linguistics
Literacy
Mathematics
Medieval/Renaissance Studies
Mental Health Counseling
Music
Nanosciences/Nanoengineering
Organizational Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional Accountancy
Psychology
Public Administration/Policy
Public Affairs/Policy
Public Health
Public Policy
Puerto Rican Studies
Reading
Rehabilitation Counseling
Religious Studies
Rhetoric/Communications
Russian Education
Russian/Eastern European Studies
School Psychology
Social Studies
Social Welfare
Social Work
Social/Personality Psychology
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish/Latin American/Caribbean/U.S. Latino Studies
Special Education
Special Education/Literacy
Studio Art
TESOL
Taxation
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Theatre
Urban Studies/Planning
Urban/Regional Planning
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Anthropology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry

17,743

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

13,508
students

Female
51%
6,836

Male
49%
6,672

24%

4,235
students

Female
60%
2,556

Male
40%
1,679

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

12,740
students

Female
51%
6,473

Male
49%
6,267

6%

768
students

Female
48%
363

Male
52%
405

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
India
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ann Gogerty
International Admissions and Recruitment Specialist
518 591-8172
agogerty@albany.edu

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