University at Albany – State University of New York

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The University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY) is a public, research institution located in Albany, New York. Founded in 1844, it is the oldest university campus of the SUNY system. The University at Albany offers 120 undergraduate majors and minors and 138 graduate programs, and has received praise for its academic programs in new and emerging fields including public policy, nanotechnology, globalization, documentary studies, biotechnology, and informatics.

General Information

Admission Office

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
University Hall 112

1400 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY 12222

(518) 442-5435

Fax: (518) 442-5383

Contact: Robert Andrea

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Main Address

1400 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY 12222

(518) 442-3300


Total undergrads: 13,246
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,410
Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,937
Graduate enrollment: 4,956

Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:




Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 50%

Percent students who return for sophomore year: 84%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B

Asian Studies B

Caribbean Studies B

Central/Eastern European Studies B

Chinese Studies B

East Asian Studies B

Japanese Studies B

Latin American Studies B

Russian/Slavic Area Studies B

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B

Drama/Theater Arts B

Fine/Studio Arts B

Music – General B

Music – General Performance B

Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B

Biology B

Environmental Biology B

Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Information Sciences/Systems B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B

French B

Italian B

Linguistics B

Russian B

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry B

Premedicine B

Prepharmacy B

Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B


Applied Mathematics B

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Classical/Ancient Mediterranean/Near Eastern Studies B

Document Studies B

Financial Market Regulation B

Globalization Studies B

Human Biology B

Medieval/Renaissance Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies B

Philosophy B

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Atmospheric Sciences B

Chemistry B

Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B

Economics B

Geography B

Political Science/Government B

Sociology B

Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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