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University At Albany SUNY 

University at Albany, SUNY (SUNY Albany) is a leading public research University. They are committed to providing an atmosphere of rich diversity and inclusion. They believe in achieving great with the help of education. Their motto is wisdom, both for its own sake and the sake of teachings.

University At Albany History 

University at Albany, SUNY or UAlbany was founded in 1844 as New York State Normal School that provides training to the teachers.  University at Albany's history is glory itself of more than 175 years. It has accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. More than 17000 students enrolled in the different programs of the University.

University At Albany Programs, Courses, and Schools 

University at Albany programs offer a wide range of learning opportunities. There are nine degree-granting schools that offer more than 150 graduate programs and 50 +undergraduate programs. There are many interesting options like undergraduate students can also do an integrated graduate program. University also provides a doctoral degree and professional online courses.

Some schools and colleges of the University include –

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
  • College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity
  • School of Public Health
  • College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • School of Social Welfare

University At Albany undergraduate majors include –

  • BS in Atmospheric Science
  • BA in Art History
  • BS in Business Administration
  • BA in Communication
  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Digital Forensic
  • BA in English
  • BS in Informatics
  • BS in Human Biology
  • BA in Geography

To know more about University At Albany undergraduate majors, click here 

https://www.albany.edu/academics/undergraduate-majors-minors

University At Albany graduate programs include –

  • MS in Accounting
  • MS in Applied Chemistry
  • MS in Biology
  • MS in Biomedical Science
  • MA in Criminal Justice
  • MA in Liberal Studies
  • MS in Information Science
  • MS in Epidemiology
  • MS in Environmental Health Science
  • MS in Data Science

To know more about University At Albany graduate programs, click here 

https://www.albany.edu/graduate/graduate-programs

University At Albany Rankings & Achievements

University At Albany Rankings & Achievements are as follows –

  • Ranked 85 as Top Public Colleges in the US by US News & World Report.
  • Ranked 88 as America's Best Value Colleges by Forbes.
  • Ranked 1 as Top Graduate Schools for Criminology in New York by US News and World Report.
  • Won the title of National Leader in Advancing Racial equality.
  • Won National 'HEED' Diversity Award.

University USP 

University is famous for its STEM programs. It provides high-quality education in the field of business, education, and research. The student-to-faculty ratio is 18:1. The University is categorized as an R1 institution for its high-level research. Their priority is their students and their success.

University At Albany Notable Alumni 

University At Albany Notable Alumni include –

  • Priya Anand (Indian Actress)
  • Awkwafina (American Actress)
  • Tom Junod (Journalist)
  • Susan Molinari (Former US Representative)
  • Pete Lopez (Politician)
  • Steve Guttenberg (American Actor)
  • Monte Lipman (CEO of Republic Records)
  • D. B. Woodside (Actor)
  • Stitch Yu (Actress)
  • Kathryn V. Marinello (CEO of PODS)

University At Albany Location 

University at Albany location is on Washington Ave, Albany, New York. Albany is famous for its history, culture, education, architecture, and industries. The climate of the city is humid continental which means hot summers, and snowy winters. It is a home for many tech-based multinational companies. Its nightlife and culture make the city more attractive.

Top Landmarks

  • Crossgates
  • Washington Park
  • Pursue the Clue
  • 5 Wits Albany
  • Dave & Buster's - Arcade
  • The Lazy Axe
  • Dutch Apple Cruises
  • New York State Museum
  • Palace Theatre
  • Funny Bone

University Infrastructure & Services 

University At Albany Campuses 

University at Albany campuses include –

Uptown Campus 

It is the main campus of the University. Students can find main libraries, school of business building, academic podium, and other research centers here.

Downtown Campus 

The campus is home to many academic buildings including the college of public affairs, school of social welfare, college of computing and information, and school of criminal justice. Thomas E. Dewey library is also located on this campus.

Health Sciences Campus 

This campus is situated in the city of Rensselaer. It is the main campus for the school of health and cancer research center.

Uptown Campus Housing 

It is home to most of the residential buildings of the University. Students can also get a game room, fitness center, and lounge areas here. Many newly build apartments and complexes added to this campus.

University At Albany Libraries

University at Albany libraries contained more than two million volumes of the collection. It is known as one of the best libraries in the US. Libraries have computer and workstations, group study and technology rooms, and printing and scanning services.

University at Albany libraries include –

  • The Main Library
  • The Science Library
  • The Thomas E. Dewey Library

University At Albany Housing 

University at Albany housing is committed to providing suitable and comfortable living spaces for its students. Uptown campus housing has four residential quads and three residential complexes that give fully furnished rooms. University at Albany housing cost is between $9000 to $14000 per year.

University at Albany housing facilities include –

  • High-Speed Internet
  • Emergency Telephone Service
  • Dining and Vending
  • Fitness Centre
  • Laundry Service
  • ATMs
  • Mail and Printing Service
  • Micro Fridge Rentals
  • Parking Service

To know more about University at Albany housing, click here https://www.albany.edu/residential-life

To know more about University at Albany housing cost, click here https://www.albany.edu/residential-life/housing-options/room-rates

Medical Services 

University provides treatments for the physical and psychological needs of the students. The health and counseling center is present on the main campus. Students can take an appointment or can contact via telephone.

University provides medical services include –

  • General Medical Care
  • STI Testing
  • Laboratory Tests
  • Gynecological Service
  • Pharmacy
  • Immunization and Vaccination
  • International Travel

Students Clubs 

Some students clubs of the University are as follow –

  • African Student Association
  • Fuerza Latina
  • Liga Filipina
  • Muslim Student Association
  • Indian Student Organisation
  • Albany State Indian Alliance
  • Asian American Alliance
  • La Dolce Vita 

University At Albany International Students Information 

University At Albany Courses

University At Albany Courses include –

  • BS in Atmospheric Science
  • BA in Art History
  • BS in Business Administration
  • BA in Communication
  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Digital Forensic
  • BA in English
  • BS in Informatics
  • MS in Biology
  • MS in Biomedical Science
  • MA in Criminal Justice
  • MA in Liberal Studies

University At Albany Scholarships 

University at Albany scholarships are merit-based. Students get scholarships based on their admission forms as no separate scholarship form is required.

University at Albany scholarships include –

  • Carillon Scholarship
  • Hudson Scholarship
  • Academic Promise Scholarship
  • Delancy Scholarship
  • UAlbany Book Award

Visas & Immigration Support 

ISSS office of the University supports University at Albany International students with visa-related matters. Students with I-20 Certificate are eligible for an F-1 visa and DS -2019 certificate holders are eligible for a J-1 visa. Students can apply for a visa at the US Embassy or Consulate.

Documents needed in the visa process include –

  • Passport
  • I-20 or DS-2019 Certificate
  • Admission Letter
  • Financial Proof Statements
  • Visa Payment Receipt

To know more about it, click here https://www.albany.edu/isss/visa-matters.php

University At Albany Student Life 

Student Society 

University At Albany Student Life is quite exciting with the student societies and organizations. It allows students to connect with each other, gives a platform to share views, opinions, and solutions, and gives them a chance to develop themselves.

Some student organizations include –

  • Muslim Student Association
  • Korean Christian Fellowship
  • Japanese Student Association
  • Chinese Student Association
  • Haitian Student Association
  • Jamaican Student Association
  • Korean Student Association
  • Korean Christian Fellowship
  • Chinese Students & Scholars Association

University At Albany Sports and Fitness 

University at Albany sports facilities keeps students physically and mentally fit. There are many sports options available on campus including baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, cross country, and softball.  

University at Albany sports facilities include –

  • University Gym
  • The Bubble
  • Albany Field
  • Mary Casey Stadium
  • Track and Field Complex
  • Athletic Training Centre
  • Varsity Field
  • Hall of Fame Room

Health & Wellbeing 

University has many programs and opportunities to strengthen students' health and wellness. Exercise programs like walking, yoga, and Thai chi help in maintaining the mental well-being of students. The health and counseling center is present on the main campus. Students can take an appointment or can contact via telephone.

University At Albany Residential Life 

University at Albany residential life is committed to providing suitable and comfortable living spaces for its students. Uptown campus housing has four residential quads and

three residential complexes that give fully furnished rooms. University at Albany housing cost is between $9000 to $14000 per year.

University at Albany housing facilities include –

  • High-Speed Internet
  • Emergency Telephone Service
  • Dining and Vending
  • Fitness Centre
  • Laundry Service
  • ATMs
  • Mail and Printing Service
  • Micro Fridge Rentals
  • Parking Service

To know more about University at Albany residential life, click here https://www.albany.edu/residential-life

University At Albany Dining Services 

University at Albany dining services offers delicious meals to the students. There are many dining halls, and food outlets available on campus. Students can also explore cafes, restaurants, and other food courts outside the campus.

Some food locations on campus include –

  • Baba's Pizza
  • Umai Sushi
  • SubConnection
  • Jamal's Chicken
  • Tres Habaneros
  • The Halal Shack
  • Stocks and Stems
  • Starbucks
  • Nikos Café

Short Term Gateways 

  • Crossgates
  • Washington Park
  • Pursue the Clue
  • 5 Wits Albany
  • Dave & Buster's - Arcade
  • The Lazy Axe
  • Dutch Apple Cruises
  • New York State Museum
  • Palace Theatre
  • Funny Bone

Part-Time Jobs 

University at Albany has many great internships and on-campus part-time job opportunities for students. Students can do on-campus jobs for 20 hours per week only. The office of Human Resource Management and Career Services helps students in finding a job. Dining services and libraries also offer student employment.

Student Safety 

The campus is completely safe and secure for the students. University provides the services like safety escorts, bike patrol, criminal investigation unit, K-9-unit, roadside assistance, and campus police. Albany is one of the safest cities in New York. It is having a crime rate of 32 per thousand people.

Famous Courses 

  • BA in Communication
  • BS in Computer Science
  • BS in Digital Forensic
  • BA in English
  • MS in Biology
  • MS in Biomedical Science
  • MA in Criminal Justice
  • MA in Liberal Studies
  • MS in Information Science
  • MS in Epidemiology

University At Albany Placement 

University at Albany's placement rate is 100% for business graduates. 73% of MPA graduates get their job offer before graduation and 97% of graduates get placed within a year of graduation period. Most of the students get placed in the government sector. The office of career development offers services that include interview preparation, mock interviews, internship fairs, networking opportunities with employers, career exploration trips, and job assistance.

Famous Companies 

  • Pricewaterhouse
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Deloitte
  • Accenture
  • The Travelers Companies

University At Albany Admission Requirements

University At Albany Admission Requirements include –

  • English Proficiency Test (Any One)
  • IELTS (6.0)
  • TOEFL (70)
  • Duolingo (95)
  • SAT or ACT Scores
  • Application Form
  • School and College Mark Sheets (3.3 GPA)
  • Application Fee ($50)

To know more about University At Albany Admission Requirements, click here https://www.albany.edu/

University At Albany Acceptance Rate

University At Albany's Acceptance Rate is 57.2%. There are 1500 plus international students enrolled in the programs of the University.

Where to Apply 

Students can apply directly through the link https://admissions.albany.edu/apply/


 

University at Albany SUNY Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

University at Albany SUNY Application Requirements

2.8
GPA
32
IB
66
Percentage
54%
Acceptance Rate

IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in University at Albany SUNY in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.

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University at Albany SUNY Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: $ 24,660

Masters:Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

University at Albany SUNY Deadlines

Undergraduate: Fall-March 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

University at Albany SUNY Rankings

Global

339
US News
801 -1000
QS
501 -600
Shanghai
351 -400
Times Higher Education
390
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
147
US News
117 -137
Shanghai
109
Times Higher Education
297
Forbes
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