#7 Best Public Universities in New York

SUNY at Albany

Albany, New York

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Student Population
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Location Albany, New York
Online albany.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
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Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Albany, New York, SUNY at Albany is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 27,559 prospective students applied, and 14,951 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,669 enrolled in the school.  15,056 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,888 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,070 plus fees of $3,106. University at Albany- SUNY is ranked 235 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



University at Albany- SUNY is rated within the top 33% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1090/1250
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

New York Resident Tuition
In State Costs for SUNY at Albany
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$3,106
Room and Board $14,240
Budget for Other Expenses$1,720
Total One Year Cost$27,136
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for SUNY at Albany
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$3,106
Room and Board $14,240
Budget for Other Expenses$1,720
Total One Year Cost$44,726

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$55,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
64% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by SUNY at Albany students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 20%
English and Literature 14%
Business 13%
Psychology 12%
Biology 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196060 IPEDS survey data for SUNY at Albany.

Current students may use the SUNY at Albany GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.