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University at Albany, State University of New York

Albany, NY

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Overview

University at Albany, State University of New York is a University institution located in Albany, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Undergraduate Admissions
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12222
United States
Contact Herbert Gaige Jr
Assoc Dir of Admissions
Email: ugadmissions@albany.edu
Phone: 518-442-5435
Fax: 518-442-5383

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Chinese Studies Checkmark
East Asian Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-american/chicano Studies Checkmark
Japanese Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Informatics Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Education, Other Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Engineering, Other Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Instrumentation Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
History, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Statistics, Other Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Human Biology Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Educational Psychology Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Work, Other Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Homeland Security Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Documentary Production Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Theatre/theatre Arts Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26,125
Applied
14,932
Accepted
13,182
Enrolled
57%
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Female Admissions

14,832
Females Applied
8,390
Females Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

11,295
Males Applied
6,542
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Portfolio, audition

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer June 1st June 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 590 550 620
SAT Math 590 550 630
ACT Composite 25 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,270
In-state
24,740
Out-of-state
7,270
In-district
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Fees

3,173
Full-time student fees
14,620
Room & board
5,340
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

11,515
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,821
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,198
Avg. Loan Aid
3,734
Avg. Grant Aid
8,747
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,182
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.75%
Black or African American 19.86%
White or Caucasian 43.85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 8.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 4.01%
Other 1.61%

Gender

Male (47.82%)
Female (52.1%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Purple Growl and Relay for Life

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities Checkmark
Local sororities Checkmark
Most popular organizations:
Intramural athletics, cultural organizations, political organizations, community service and honor societies

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Five Quad Ambulance Service, on-campus car battery assistance

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,176
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 667
Part-time - 509
Male - 636
Female - 540
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