Student Success

By promoting academic achievement and personal growth, we will prepare UAlbany students to succeed in their careers and in all aspects of their lives as engaged citizens.

  1. Invest in academic programs—both in-person and online—that balance emerging demands of students, employers, and society while cultivating intellectual development, ethical reasoning, and practical skills.

  2. Enhance the student experience in and out of the classroom through innovative teaching, collaborative support services, and programs that promote student engagement, learning, and well-being.

  3. Integrate teaching and experiential education through student research, service-learning, education abroad, internship opportunities, and course-based experiences.

Sample Student Success Metrics:

  • Retention and graduation rates
  • Median time to degree
  • Student satisfaction
  • Alumni satisfaction rates and willingness to recommend UAlbany
  • Alumni participation rates
  • Employment statistics one, five, and 10 years after graduation
  • Postsecondary education continuation participation rates
  • Student participation in education abroad and internationally focused research
  • Student participation in high-impact practices