Fast Facts

Colonial Quad
Colonial Quad is one of several housing communities located at the Uptown Campus.
Four of the quad communities have highrise towers offering stunning views of the area
mountain ranges.
 

Founded:   1844

Location:

 

Albany, NY - Capital of New York State
135 miles north of New York City

Enrollment:

 

13,504 undergraduate and 4,242 graduate students from across the United States and 89 countries — Fall 2017

International Student Enrollment


1,819 — Fall 2017

Alumni:

 

180,500+ living alumni across every state and 138 countries — October 2018

Personnel:

 

1,200+ world-class faculty

Programs:

 

150 undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations; more than 125 master's, doctoral, and graduate certificate programs

Recognition:

 

Top 10 graduate programs in criminal justiceinformation technology and public administration -U.S. News & World Report

School of Education, #14 online graduate program in the nation - U.S. News & World Report                   

Tuition and Financial Aid 2017-2018

  • Undergraduate
    NYS residents: $6,670; Out-of-state residents: $21,550
  • Graduate
    NYS residents: $10,870-$14,700; Out-of-state residents: $22,210 - $24,900
Numbers of Interest
3   Number of UAlbany campuses – Uptown (main), Downtown, Health Sciences

7,700

 

Students living on campus during the school year

200+

 

Clubs and student organizations

1000+

 

Study abroad opportunities in 60+ countries, from Antarctica to Tanzania

6+

 

Number of dining halls on the Uptown Campus, plus more than 14 additional dining options ranging from sushi to donuts.

1,248

 

Number of columns on the Uptown Campus

1923

 

Year the Student Association, our undergraduate student government, was founded. SA represents the interests of the student body, as well as organizes activities ranging from The World Within Reach Speakers Series to the ParkFest concert series.

School Pride

Motto:   Sapientia et sua et docendi causa
("Wisdom both for its own sake and for the sake of teaching")
 Minerva

Colors:

 

Purple & Gold

Mascot:

 

Great Dane, nicknamed Damien

 

Symbol:

 

Minerva

 Damien

Alma Mater:

 

"College of the Empire State"

Fight Song:

 

"Purple and Gold"

 

Athletics


 

18 teams at the NCAA Division I Intercollegiate level

Conferences

  • America East Conference
  • Colonial Athletic Association - football
  • Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference - women's golf
 UAlbany Sports