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University at Albany, State University of New York

  • Albany, NY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 48%52%
    student ratio
  • 12,822
    total students
  • $6,170 | $17,810
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 55%
    acceptance rate
  • Very Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies (East)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chinese Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Japanese Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Actuarial Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mass Communication/Media
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Materials Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Nanotechnology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Public Health
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • History Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International/Global Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Policy Analysis
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Documentary Production
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied21,591
    • Accepted12,028
    • Acceptance Rate55%
    • Enrolled12,822
    • Female Applicants10,902
    • Females Accepted5,822
    • Female Acceptance Rate53%
    • Male Applicants10,689
    • Males Accepted6,206
    • Male Acceptance Rate58%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some portfolio, audition
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.50
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen March 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen March 1st --
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer July 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 500 570
    • SAT Math 510 610
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 22 26
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$6,170
    • Out-of-state tuition *$17,810
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,132.00
    • Room and board *$11,986.00
    • Room only *$7,436.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students12,822
    • Male Student Percentage52%
    • Female Student Percentage48%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino13.01%
    • Black or African American14.18%
    • White or Caucasian52.94%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.27%
    • Asian7.61%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.15%
    • Two or more races2.53%
    • Unknown4.51%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout4.8% representing 53 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students6% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 59%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations intramural athletics, cultural organizations, political organizations, community service, honor societies
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Five Quad Ambulance Service; On-Campus Dead Car Battery Assistance

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Golf No No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rock climbing No Division X No
    • Rugy Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Wrestling Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No Division 1 Yes
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rock climbing No Division X No
    • Rugy Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,286
    • Full-time Percentage47%
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio18:1 or 15,378 students to 833 faculty

Location & Contact

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222-0001
USA

Phone: 518-442-5435
Fax: 518-442-5383
Email: ugadmissions@albany.edu



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