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 nearly 18,000 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 at UAlbany

Academic Programs

Students choose from more than 100 undergraduate majors and minors and 120-plus graduate programs. Many of these programs are nationally ranked, among them criminal justice, information technology, public administration, social welfare and sociology. UAlbany's College of Nanotechnology Science and Engineering ranks number one in the world.

Life Enhancing Research and Scholarhip

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 student-research opportunities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, inspiring students to advance their skills and aspirations.

Over 300 Ways to Study Abroad

UAlbany students take advantage of the more than 300 study abroad programs available through the University and SUNY networks. These are valuable opportunities for young scholars to enhance their educations, increase independence and self-awareness, and build resumes that include invaluable international experience to deal with today's global marketplace.

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

UAlbany education is recognized by many independent sources, such as the rankings published this month 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 student internships and public service, students gain experience, test their skills, and prepare to launch brilliant careers.