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Tuition & Fees

$9,550

$24,430

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
53%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
54%
400-499
23%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
47%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,944
Declined + 10,855
Total Received 23,799
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Public

13,139

undergraduate students

4,234

graduate students

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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 17,373
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.

University at Albany, SUNY
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
59%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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 1% of male students
 
22 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
53%
400-499
28%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
21%
500-599
54%
400-499
23%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
47%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

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 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,944
Declined + 10,855
Total Received 23,799

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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

Important

Recommendations

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

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

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $24,511,504
State $18,597,992
Institutional $7,777,354
Other external $1,009,210
Total $51,896,060

Non-need-based

Federal $242,506
State $543,272
Institutional $2,690,203
Other external $383,824
Total $3,859,805

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American East Conference (Division I), 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/Rhetoric
Communications
Computer Science
Computer Science/Applied Mathematics
Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Curriculum Development/Instructional Technology
Curriculum/Instruction
Documentary Studies
Early Childhood/Childhood Education
Earth Science
Earth/Atmospheric Sciences
East Asian Studies
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Educational Psychology/Methodology
English
Environmental Health/Toxicology
Environmental Science
Epidemiology
Financial Market Regulation
Forensic Biology
General Educational Studies
Geography
Geology
Globalization Studies
Health Policy/Management
History
Human Biology
Humanistic Studies
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Science
Information Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Japanese Studies
Journalism
Judaic Studies
Latin American Studies
Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Latin Education
Liberal Studies
Library Science
Linguistics
Literacy
Mathematics
Medieval/Renaissance Studies
Music
Nanoscale Engineering
Nanoscale Science
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
Special Education
Special Education/Literacy
Studio Art
Taxation
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Urban Studies/Planning
Urban/Regional Planning
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

76%

13,139
students

Female
49%
6,500

Male
51%
6,639

Graduate

24%

4,234
students

Female
61%
2,583

Male
39%
1,651

undergraduateFull-time

94%

12,421
students

Female
50%
6,150

Male
50%
6,271

undergraduatePart-time

6%

718
students

Female
49%
350

Male
51%
368

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
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

55%

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: August 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
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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

International Students

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

International Student Contact

Michael Elliot
International Student Scholars
518 591-8172
isss@albany.edu

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