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University at Albany, SUNY
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  • 4 Year
  • ALBANY, NY

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C

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UAlbany is an above-average public university located in Albany, New York. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 12,568 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the UAlbany acceptance rate is 54%. Popular majors include Biology, Psychology, and Economics. Graduating 63% of students, UAlbany alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,700.

About

1400 WASHINGTON AVENUE
ALBANY, NY 12222
Branch of
SUNY System
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association

University at Albany, SUNY Rankings

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UAlbany Admissions

Acceptance Rate
54%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
1090-1250
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$16,769 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,379 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
68%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 148 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 168 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 168 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    14%
  • On Campus
    84%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,568 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
718
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 105 responses
  • Study hard party harder
    37%
  • Looking to graduate with a degree and have fun
    36%
  • Party hard....cheat
    9%
  • Ambitious and Dynamic
    8%
  • Hard workers each with their own story/uniqueness
    8%
  • Trashy
    2%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 208 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 215 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 110 responses
  • Diverse
    30%
  • Dirty Albs <3
    20%
  • COLLEGE
    16%
  • Diverse Oasis of Dreams and People
    11%
  • Mixxy
    5%
  • Lit
    5%
  • Live
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 94 responses

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