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COLLEGE PROFILE

University at Albany

Albany, NY

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/BulletinOnline Catalog

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Documentary Production
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International/Global Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Nanotechnology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
 
Most Popular DisciplinesSocial sciences, English, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Internships, Washington semester
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesNo online degree programs

CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageRequired
Math/ScienceRequired for all students

FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION

Full-Time Faculty675
Part-Time Faculty494
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
90%
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
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 79% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations

ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Libraries
Library Available on CampusYes
Holdings2,707,492
Computing
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus500
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported

ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES

Remedial InstructionOffered
TutoringAvailable
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Not reported
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION

Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Regional Planning
Master's Programs of Study
  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • African-American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Conservation Biology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Geography
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Resources Management
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Science
  • Information Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Library Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Neuroscience
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public History
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Structural Biology
  • Taxation
  • Toxicology
  • Urban Studies
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Women's Studies
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Psychology, Doctor of Public Health
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Anthropology
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Demography and Population Studies
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • English
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Resources Management
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Information Science
  • Latin American Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Public History
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Structural Biology
  • Toxicology
  • Urban Studies
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Average 3.41 3.63 564 580 26
Low 2.35 2.60 390 450 19
High 4.00 4.70 710 700 34
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