Over 175 Years of Publicly Engaged Research
Together, our nine schools and colleges form a distinctive public research university—driven by a passion for excellence and the desire to make a positive impact on our communities and the world.
Hailed by the White House as an Engine of Opportunity, UAlbany is nationally known for the success and upward mobility of first-generation and underrepresented students. And as one of the nation’s most diverse R1 institutions, our highest aspiration is harnessing our commitment to inclusive excellence while providing leaders, knowledge and innovations that will create a better future for our planet.
Our nationally leading strengths in areas such as climate science, emergency preparedness, criminal justice, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, public policy and health sciences (with an emphasis on health equity) represent a unique academic and research cluster—all aimed at addressing the greatest challenges facing humankind.