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SUNY at Albany

Also known as University at Albany, SUNY

1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY

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SUNY at Albany, a public institution, offers a large number of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Albany, New York, the school offers an urban setting for students to study in. Nearly eighteen thousand students enroll at University at Albany yearly.

Students can choose from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Psychology
  • English Language And Literature
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • History

Students applying for admission are generally asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. Most students admitted to University at Albany earn an SAT score within the range of 1030 to 1200, or an ACT score within the range of 22 to 26. 47% of students that apply are admitted to University at Albany, of which 22 percent choose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at albany.edu.

The cost of tuition is different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state residents pay close to $7,900, while nonresidents pay $17,000 for the year. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $7,500 for the year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

This school has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Sports available may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)

Students can visit the University at Albany website to obtain a complete list of areas of study, financial aid details, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the candidates University at Albany, SUNY accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at SUNY at Albany is about 17,000. The student body is made up of 75% undergraduate students and 15% graduate students.

$14,200

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $14,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State Tuition: $6,500-$7,800
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $20,000-$23,510
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $270-$320 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $820-$980 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid79%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships62%$8,767
Receiving Student Loans59%$6,926
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, SUNY at Albany may offer services to students like:

  • Online course work available
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of SUNY at Albany is around 66%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years56%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
  • Master's in Public Health (M.P.H.) Program
  • School Psychology (Psy.D.) Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

SUNY at Albany is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (America East)
  • Basketball (America East)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Colonial Athletic Association)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by SUNY at Albany by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Architecture

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Library Science

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
56.44%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
79%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
18:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
12

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,915