University at Albany

Albany, NY

University at Albany

Albany, NY

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$10,160

$27,750

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,932
Declined 11,195
Total Received 26,127
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Public

15,185

undergraduate students

4,914

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 20,099
Established in 1844
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

562-acre, suburban campus in Albany (population: 98,251), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University at Albany
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY
12222

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
82%
Bottom 1/2
18%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
550
75th
630
25th
540
75th
28
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) March 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,932
Declined 11,195
Total Received 26,127

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

71%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,421

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,070
Room $9,280
Board $5,340
Additional fees $3,090
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $25,780
Average Financial Aid - $9,421
Total with Avg. Aid $16,359

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $27,622,291
State $25,605,166
Institutional $10,185,949
Other external $1,421,226
Total $64,834,632

Non-need-based

Federal $349,956
State $1,408,836
Institutional $3,170,297
Other external $954,486
Total $5,883,575

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, bowling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, mixed martial arts, Nordic skiing, ropes course, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, soccer, Spikeball, 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, Nordic skiing, ropes course, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, soccer, swimming, tae kwon do, tango, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, biking, flag football, homerun derby, soccer, softball, street hockey, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American East Conference, Eastern College Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Northeast Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management.
Accounting and Related Services, Other.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Applied Statistics, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Behavioral Neuroscience.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Chinese Studies.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Psychology.
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
East Asian Studies.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Toxicology.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Epidemiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
Homeland Security.
Human Biology.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Informatics.
Information Science/Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
International and Comparative Education.
Italian Language and Literature.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Latin American Studies.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Linguistics.
Materials Science.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Statistics, Other.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Philosophy.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Health, Other.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Russian Language and Literature.
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Psychology.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Statistics, Other.
Taxation.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
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

20,099

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

15,185
students

Female
51%
7,778

Male
49%
7,407

24%

4,914
students

Female
63%
3,102

Male
37%
1,812

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

13,185
students

Female
52%
6,835

Male
48%
6,350

13%

2,000
students

Female
47%
943

Male
53%
1,057

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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