1400 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12222 518-442-3300
http://www.albany.edu ugadmissions@albany.edu
About SUNY-Albany
  • Year of Foundation 1844
  • Size of Campus 586 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 12,013
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
  • App. Deadlines Fafsa
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 4,350 in-state, 10,610 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No.
Strategically located in the state capital of New York, the University at Albany is an internationally recognized public research institution that brings "The World Within Reach" to more than 17,000 students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The varied perspectives and life experiences of a student body and faculty that represent more than 100 nations provide a diversity that enriches learning at UAlbany. Today, the University at Albany is a major public research university where students and faculty collaborate to conduct life-enhancing research and scholarship in a wide range of disciplines.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Alpha: The Alpha Gamma Chapter of Phi Alpha is an academic honorary society for undergraduate social work/welfare majors, Phi Alpha Theta: The Chi Delta Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta is an international honor society in history, Pi Delta Phi: Pi Delta Phi
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 18
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Albany Pagan Society, Angelic Voices of Praise (sacred music), Campus Ambassadors, Hamagshimim, Hindu Student Association, Impact Christian Fellowship, Indian Christian Fellowship, Jewish Graduate Student Organization, Hill
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) AAA, Asian American Alliance; African Students Association; ASIA, Albany State Indian Alliance; ASUBA, Albany State University Black Alliance; CSSA, Chinese Student and Scholars Association; Fuerza Latina; Han-Sa Rang; HSA,
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 11
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Big Purple Growl, Fountain Day, American Heart Association Walk
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Distance to nearest airport Albany (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Rensselaer (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Albany (4)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 88
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 64%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 61%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities Albany's University Libraries are among the top 100 research libraries in the country. The University Library, the newly opened Science Library, and the Thomas E. Dewey Graduate Library for Public Affairs and Policy contain more than two million volumes, s
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,064,576
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Art Museum, Performing Arts Center, Sculpture Studio, Peptide Synthesis Facility, Recombinant DNA Squencing Laboratories, Microbeam Analysis Facility, Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, Whiteface Mt. Observation Facility, Library Preservation Laboratory
  • Number Of Subscriptions 38,859
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs)
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 200
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 2,860,553
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,100
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 142
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 95,276
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 300
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 1,569
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal work study program available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Deloitte & Touche, IBM, KPMG, J.P. Morgan-Chase, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Ernst & Young, May Co., Lord & Taylor, Goldman Sachs, NYPD, GEICO, Enterprise
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other