SUNY at Albany: Ranking & Review

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Albany Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 127 330
Top 2%

SUNY at Albany Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate54%55%53%
Applicants24,88711,63413,253
Admissions13,4426,4377,005
Enrolled undergraduates2,8141,3581,456
Enrolled total (including graduate students)17,7438,3519,392

2,497 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

643 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,423
Percent of students submitting SAT scores86%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
600
Math
570

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores706
Percent of students submitting ACT scores25%
ACT Composite
24

SUNY at Albany Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,682 $40,562
Off-campus $22,313 $37,193
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $13,864 and other expenses per full academic year.

SUNY at Albany provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 7,702 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,670 $21,550
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,820 $2,820
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $278 $898
Tuition for Full-time graduates $10,870 $22,210
Fees for full-time graduates $1,862 $1,862
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $453 $925

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Social Sciences 645 32 36 713
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 430 216 646
Psychology 313 27 22 362
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 334 334
English Language and Literature & Letters 315 14 4 333
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 231 88 10 329
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 73 229 14 316
Education 1 245 14 260
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 167 37 15 219
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 129 67 5 201
Health Professions and Related Programs 106 4 110
Physical Sciences 73 22 11 106
Mathematics and Statistics 70 27 7 104
History 74 9 83
Engineering 40 18 15 73
Visual and Performing Arts 36 14 50
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 28 6 8 42
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 40 2 42
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 17 13 30
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 20 20
Philosophy and Religious Studies 13 4 17
Architecture and Related Services 16 16
Natural Resources and Conservation 2 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Library Science
Grand Total3,0291,2121674,408

A total of 3,029 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at SUNY at Albany.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,379 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate65%59%71%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

General info

Alternative namesUniversity at Albany
UAlbany
SUNY
Founded1844
MottoSapientia et sua et docendi causa
Wisdom both for its own sake and for the sake of teaching
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorspurple, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,714
Instructional FTE825
Research FTE3
Public Service FTE8
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.albany.edu
Address1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York, 12222
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone5184423300
Fax+1 (518) 437 4909

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