The best and brightest students seek out University at Albany School of Business majors and minors in business, accounting and digital forensics. Freshmen with high GPA and SAT scores enter the School of Business through the Direct Admit program. There is also the option to begin an undergraduate program in junior year. Graduate programs in business and accounting round out our offerings.

We offer a rigorous program and amazing job prospects upon graduation.A recent study found that 82% of our undergraduates are employed within five months of graduation.  The MBA Class of 2016 boasts a 98% job placement rate.

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our business program in the top 3 public colleges and universities in New York State.
  • The School of Business houses research centers in finance, social entrepreneurship and digital forensics. Faculty have received more than $10 million in grants and funded research – the highest among all business schools in the U.S.
  • The University at Albany School of Business holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from AACSB, a distinction shared by fewer than 2% of world's 13,000 business schools and only three universities in New York State.
  • The Massry Center for Business, opened in 2013, houses technologically advanced classrooms, a trading room, state-of the art computer labs, a career services center, advising and faculty offices, research centers, meeting rooms for the entrepreneurial Blackstone Launchpad, a café and the open and interactive environment of the Standish Living Room, where students meet for group projects, studying and just hanging out. 

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      Capital Region Collegiate Business Plan Competition

      College students from around the region will compete in the Capital Region Collegiate Business Plan Competition on April 5.

      The event, hosted by the University’s School of Business, will take place from 5-9 p.m. in the Massry Center for Business. Event sponsors include Innovate 518 and the UAlbany Innovation Center.


    • Students talking to an employer at UAlbany School of Business Cyber Jobs Week

      Cyber Jobs Week

      The inaugural Cyber Jobs Week supported job and internship placement for students in the School of Business digital forensics program and other cyber security students across UAlbany. 

    • UAlbany School of Business Digital Forensics team

      Digital Forensics Team Competes in Regionals

      The School of Business team passed the qualifiers and will compete at the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, surpassing teams from Harvard, Dartmouth, Columbia and Syracuse. 

    • UAlbany student emergency fund logo

      We’ve Got Your Back

      Unexpected financial emergencies can happen to anyone. UAlbany students experiencing unforeseen financial hardship can seek assistance through a new on-campus student emergency fund. 

    • Student-Run Accounting Association Offers Consulting Services to Other Clubs

      Two accounting majors created the Albany Accounting Association, which offers financial guidance and support to clubs across campus. The group has grown to 50 members. 


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