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University at Albany- SUNY Demographics & Diversity

Albany, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University at Albany- SUNY are predominantly White with a smaller Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 51% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of SUNY at Albany students
Race Percent of Students
White 49%
Black 16%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 8%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 6%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 31% more female students than male students enrolled at SUNY at Albany with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University at Albany- SUNY has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for SUNY at Albany students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for SUNY at Albany students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,200
Women 9,458

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University at Albany- SUNY serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for SUNY at Albany students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,013 per year

45% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 6.3%
Part time Undergrads 4.3%

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