FAQs

InternationalĀ Applicants

Q: Does the University at Albany offer a conditional admission program?
A: Yes, the University offers a conditional admission option for students who do not meet the minimum English language requirement. For more information, click here.

Q: Do international applicants need to submit SAT or ACT scores?
A: International freshman applicants attending high school in the USA must submit SAT or ACT scores with their application. They may also choose to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores to strengthen their application. International students attending high school overseas must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores if English is not their native tongue. SAT/ACT scores are not required, only optional for overseas students.

Q: What is the minimum TOEFL requirement for admission?
A: The minimum TOEFL requirement is 70 for the internet-based test and 523 for the paper-based test.

Q: Does the University at Albany accept IELTS, and if so, what is the minimum requirement for admission
A: Yes, the University does accept IELTS and the minimum is a 6.0 band score.

Q: What are the minimum estimated expenses needed for the International Financial Statement?
A: For 2016-2017, the minimum estimated expenses must total $42,087 USD per year.