About the University

University at Albany
State University of New York (SUNY)

The University at Albany is an internationally recognized institution whose broad worldview encompasses all of modern life. Nearly 18,000 students benefit from the life-enhancing research, scholarship and teaching excellence of a faculty spanning 189 degree programs, including 59 undergraduate majors. From English to nanotechnology, psychology to information science, business to biology, a UAlbany degree offers a strong foundation for career success. In or out of the classroom, UAlbany’s rich diversity provides lasting connections for life.

UAlbany’s strategic location in New York’s capital city affords extensive student internship opportunities, and students also take advantage of more than 300 study-abroad degree programs.

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Quick Facts


Undergraduates 12,748
Graduate Students 4,936

Degree Programs
Undergraduate 61
 Masters 89
 Doctorate 39

Academic Majors
 Arts & Sciences 38
 Business 7
 Education 6
 Social Welfare 5
 Public Policy 3

Degrees Awarded 2006-07
Bachelors 2,770
 Masters 1,345
 Doctorates 161
 Grad Certificates 111

Living Alumni

Undergraduate Tuition
NYS Resident $4,350
 Out of State $10,610

Graduate Tuition
 NYS Resident $6,900
 Out of State $10,920

Over 2 million volumes

Atrium Fountain

America East Division I

Athletic Programs
Women's 11
 Men's 8


The Great Dane

School Colors
Purple & Gold

The Great Dane Mascot Summer Home of the New York Giants


Updated 03/12/08