University at Albany

About University at Albany

Strategically located in the state capital of New York, the University at Albany is an internationally recognized public research institution that brings "The World Within Reach" to nearly 18,000 students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The varied perspectives and life experiences of a student body and faculty which represent more than 100 nations provide a diversity that enriches learning at UAlbany.

In every area of study, students are instructed by faculty who are world-class scholars and teachers - many actively engaged in life-enhancing research that contributes profoundly to the public good. As mentors, they provide numerous student-research opportunities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, inspiring students to advance their skills and aspirations.

UAlbany students also take advantage of the more than 300 study abroad programs available to them through the University and SUNY networks. These are valuable opportunities for young scholars to enhance their educations, increase independence and self-awareness, and build resumes that include invaluable international experience to deal with today's global marketplace.

The University's location in the state capital of New York allows students a rare chance to engage with the world around them and to serve the public good. Through limitless opportunities for student internships and public service, students gain experience, test their skills, and prepare to launch brilliant careers.

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Students participate in more than 200 student clubs and honor societies, and enjoy a busy calendar of campus events .