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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$20,001 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,570 tuition
$11,276 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$1,955 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$27,811 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,380 tuition
$11,276 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$1,955 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,543 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
79% of students receive aid
37% get federal aid ($5,069 avg)
46% get state aid ($2,931 avg)
15% get institn'l aid ($5,543 avg)
64% get loans ($5,970 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.71% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.55% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,912 59%
Federal Grant Aid $5,069 37%
Pell Grants $4,327 37%
Other Federal Grants $837 34%
Institution Grant Aid $5,543 15%
State Grant Aid $2,931 46%
Student Loans $5,970 64%
Federal Loans $5,538 64%
Other Loans $10,355 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University at Albany offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
(518) 442-3300
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $232
Out of State $558


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Katarzyna from Valatie, NY
  • Feb-12-2014 I am a current student here

    If you are a New York resident, you will not find a better bang for your buck than at a SUNY school. It is a strong system that provides you with everything you need to be successful. In-state tuition is very worth the experience that you will have at the UAlbany community.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jul-28-2013 I am a current student here

    For the amount( 20,000 which is cheap in comparison to other schools) the University at Albany provides decent, well-rounded education

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