Colleges Near Albany

Colleges and universities near me in the Albany, New York area

There are 8 colleges in Albany and 29 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 94,372 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in New York with a population of 97,856, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Albany. Driving time to these schools from Albany should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts which is ranked #13 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is SUNY at Albany enrolling 16,658 students. In terms of affordability, Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $624 per year.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Albany.


29 results

Columbia Greene Community College
C
Hudson, NY
 

Columbia Greene Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,447enrollment
  • $6,738net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Albany

Skidmore College
S
Saratoga Springs, NY

Skidmore College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in New York

  • 2,758enrollment
  • $33,389net price
  • 26%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1460SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.75Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

30 miles from Albany

SUNY Empire State College
S
Saratoga Springs, NY

SUNY Empire State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,407enrollment
  • $9,704net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

29 miles from Albany

Fulton Montgomery Community College
F
Johnstown, NY
 

Fulton Montgomery Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,812enrollment
  • $7,932net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Sep 10

33 miles from Albany

Bennington College
B
Bennington, VT

Bennington College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 880enrollment
  • $32,497net price
  • 45%acceptance rate
  • 1260-1370SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 3.51Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

33 miles from Albany

Southern Vermont College
S
Bennington, VT
 

Southern Vermont College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 351enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Albany

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
M
North Adams, MA
 

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 938enrollment
  • $15,377net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

35 miles from Albany

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill
O
Cobleskill, NY
 

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#27 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 1,783enrollment
  • $17,602net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 910-1150SAT range
  • 17-26ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

36 miles from Albany

Bard College at Simon's Rock
B
Great Barrington, MA

Bard College at Simon's Rock

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 298enrollment
  • $44,326net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

38 miles from Albany

Bard College
B
Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

Bard College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,706enrollment
  • $25,214net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

46 miles from Albany

Adirondack Community College
A
Queensbury, NY
 

Adirondack Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,662enrollment
  • $9,362net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from Albany

FAQ's

The closest community college is Hudson Valley Community College and is 6.3 miles from Albany. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Hudson Valley Community College are $6,018 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Hudson Valley Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.