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University at Albany

Albany, NY

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.

Web Sitewww.albany.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students12,908
   Women6,318 (48.9%)
   Men6,590 (51.1%)
Graduate Students4,270

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate56% of 22,337 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.20
SAT Math551 average
510-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading490-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing536 average
ACT Composite24 average
22-26 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $25,889
Out-of-state: $40,769
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,550
Out-of-state: $24,430
Room and Board
$13,464
Average Percent of Need Met57%
Average Freshman Award$11,352
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$21,217

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
684
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Albany Population97,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 93% of freshmen, 57% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotGreat Dane
Sororities4% of women participate
Fraternities 2% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.8% Asian
17.2% Black/African-American
15.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.5% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students5.8% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning83.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
58.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
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Average 3.39 3.59 583 585 24
Low 2.20 2.20 390 440 1
High 4.00 4.70 770 730 34
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DID YOU KNOW?

• SUNY Albany freshmen can participate in Project Renaissance, a year-long interdisciplinary course that focuses on human identity and technology.

• The N.Y. Giants NFL team holds their summer training camp at UAlbany.

• The Danes After Dark Lounge (named for their sports teams) is the site of movies, concerts, dances, readings, and free popcorn and sno-cones every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

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