About the University at Albany

Strategically located in the state capital of New York, the University at Albany is an internationally recognized public research institution that brings "The World Within Reach" to more than 17,300 students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The varied perspectives and life experiences of a student body and faculty that represent more than 100 nations provide a diversity that enriches learning.

Academic Programs

UAlbany students can choose from 118 undergraduate majors and minors and 138 graduate programs. Many of these programs are nationally ranked, among them criminal justice, information science, public administration, social welfare and sociology. UAlbany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering ranks number one in the world.

Life-Enhancing Research and Scholarship

In every area of study, students are instructed by faculty who are world-class scholars and teachers - many actively engaged in life-enhancing research that contributes profoundly to the public good. As mentors, they provide numerous undergraduate and graduate research opportunities, inspiring students to advance their skills and aspirations.

More Than 500 Ways to Study Abroad

Students take advantage of more than 500 study abroad opportunities in more than 50 countries available through the University and SUNY networks. These are valuable opportunities for young scholars to enhance their education, increase independence and self-awareness, and build resumes that include invaluable international experience.

Diversity that Enriches Learning

The varied perspectives and life experiences of a student body and faculty which represent more than 100 nations provide a diversity that enriches learning at UAlbany.

Excellence at a Great Value

A UAlbany education is recognized by many independent sources, such as the rankings published by U.S. News and World Report. Its great value comes in the world of opportunities available to students at an affordable price.

Strategic Location

The University's location in the state capital of New York allows students a rare chance to engage with the world around them and to serve the public good. Through limitless opportunities for internships and public service, students gain experience, test their skills, and prepare to launch brilliant careers.




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