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University at Albany, founded in 1844, is a public institution and is part of the State University of New York system. Its 560-acre campus is located in Albany.

Website: www.albany.edu/

Public
Co-ed
13,598
Undergraduate
Students
(51.0%) 6,937 Women
(49.0%) 6,661 Men
4,346
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
52% of 27,679 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
590 average
550-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
590 average
550-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,920
Out-of-state: $43,510
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,956
Out-of-state: $27,546
Room and Board
$13,864
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Freshman Award
$11,214
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,555
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
674
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 11% of classes
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Campus Life

Albany Population
97,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Great Dane
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.7% Asian
20.2% Black/African-American
18.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.1% White
2.6% Unknown
International Students
5.2% from 25 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
55.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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