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SUNY at Albany

Albany, NY, USA
3.57 Average Rating

The University at Albany is a 4-year public research institution in New York State’s capital city and part of the State University of New York system. UAlbany is home to nine colleges and schools offering over 50 bachelor’s degree-granting programs. For students who wish to learn in a different culture, UAlbany features study abroad programs in over 60 countries and Antarctica. In addition to classroom facilities, UAlbany’s Uptown campus hosts a National Weather Service meteorological lab, linear accelerator, and the New York State Writers Institute.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
52%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
90%
Out-Of-State Students
6%
21%
Submitting ACT
89%
Submitting SAT
Average SAT Composite: 1091
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
17,944
Total Number of Undergrads
13,598
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
33%
20-39 Students
38%
40-99 Students
18%
100+ Students
9%
0
100
54%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
66%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,844
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$9,816
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$26,656
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$13,882
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

0
100
58%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
68%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,145
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
68%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,145
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$3,290

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
59%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,172
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$21,065
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$218
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Student Organizations
200
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
56%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Great Danes
School Colors
Purple/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Colonial Athletic Association

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Albany
Boston
Washington
San Francisco
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$50,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.57 Average Rating
suny albany is a great school! it has a large campus so there is always a possibility to make new friends! it also offers a variety of programs that can fit almost anyone's interests!
Adrienne from Elmsford, NY
i took a tour there in april and the school is so beautiful. they have a lot of programs and activity to offer students.
alexandra from utica, ny

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