SUNY University at Albany

351–400th
World University Rankings 2022
301–400th
Impact Rankings 2022
188th
US College Rankings 2022
1400 Washington Ave, Albany, New York, 12222, United States

About SUNY University at Albany

The State University of New York Albany, commonly known as UAlbany or SUNY Albany, is a university with a history dating back to the mid-19th century. Originally a school, in 1914, it became the New York State College for Teachers, providing training within the context of a liberal arts curriculum. During New York State’s higher education expansion in 1962, it became one of the state’s four university centres.

UAlbany is located in the small city of the same name, the state’s capital, under 150 miles north of New York City, home to a wide range of architecture, including a variety of churches, temples, and mountain views.

Albany, whose most student-friendly area is around Lark Street, is one of the state’s culture and entertainment hubs after New York City.

English language and literature, business, management, and biological and biomedical sciences are among UAlbany’s most-commonly studied subjects. Its College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity is the first of its kind.

There are three campuses spread across 610 acres, over 40 annual study abroad destinations and more than 200 student clubs and organisations, including the Student Association, set up in 1923. It has around 20 Division I athletics teams.

UAlbany is a major economic driver locally, and a research hub. Previous research investment has neared $89m. Meanwhile, the Research Foundation for the State University of New York is the biggest university-linked research foundation nationwide.

Notable UAlbany alumni include civil rights leader Harvey Milk, one of the first openly gay Americans elected to public office.

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Key statistics

  • $14,240
    On-campus Room and Board
    (1)
  • $27,766
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
    (1)
  • $50,733
    Salary after 10 years
    (1)
  • 16.8
    No. of students per staff
    (2)
  • 9%
    Percentage of International Students
    (2)
  • 55 : 45
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (2)
  • 16,110
    Number of FTE Students
    (2)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2022 US Rankings and (2) 2022 World University Rankings