University at Albany SUNY
The University of Albany, founded in 1844, is an open research university. The university chose to reform the academic organisation in 1905, and it later became New York City's first institute of higher education to award a bachelor's degree. Today, the University of Albany has 50 undergraduate majors and over 150 graduate programmes spread throughout 9 schools and colleges.

Cost of attendance

The average annual tuition charge at UAlbany is USD 30,305 (23.02 lakhs) for undergraduate programmes and USD 26,420- 28,600 (20.06- 21.72 lakhs) for postgraduate programmes. For international students, the projected cost of living in the United States is 29,240 USD, or 22.21 lakhs.


The Uptown Campus has 1,200 student residence halls, including eight three-story halls and a 23-story tower. These residence halls offer students amenities such as lounges, recreational areas, and dining facilities. Traditional quad housing and University apartments are among the housing options accessible to students. On-campus housing costs an average of 7.52 lakhs to 10.99 lakhs.

Acceptance rate

UAlbany has a total enrollment of 15387 students, including over 1,200 foreign students from around 80 countries. University of Albany—SUNY admissions are more selective, with a 57 percent acceptance rate.


UAlbany's campus is close to skiing, snowboarding, and hiking in the Adirondacks, Catskills, and Berkshires. The University of Albany has three campuses: Uptown, Downtown, and the Health Services Campus. The Performing Arts Center, University Art Museum, New York State Writers Institute, and National Weather Service Meteorological Laboratory are all located on the Uptown campus. The Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, the School of Criminal Justice, the School of Social Welfare, and the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences are all located on the Downtown Campus. The Health Sciences Campus is a thriving bioscience research and high-tech centre. More than 300 clubs and student organisations at UAlbany foster creativity and a sense of community among students.


UAlbany is also a member of the Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., and is fully accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education. 

Jobs and Placement

The goal of the UAlbany Career Advisory Network is to help students and alumni find better job possibilities. The Office of Career and Professional Development serves all employers looking for valuable UAlbany graduates. Job and internship fairs, workshops, information sessions, and lecture series are conducted for students and graduates to gain a better understanding of the workplace culture. Graduates of the University of Albany earn an average base salary of $89k. Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, IBM, and PricewaterhouseCoopers are among the recruiting firms at the campus.

QS Ranking

#751 QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

#351 World University Rankings 2022 by THE Ranking.

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