University at Albany, SUNY

2,010 reviews
  1. Albany, NY
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    C
University at Albany, SUNY is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Colonial Athletic Association
Address
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
Website

University at Albany, SUNY Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
SAT Range
1010-1180
ACT Range
22-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$14,415/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,515/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,272/ year
  • $49-75k
    $18,400/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,807/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,430/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
65%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.107 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.105 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.105 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,191Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 49 responses
Report
  • Study hard party harder
    47%
  • Looking to graduate with a degree and have fun
    41%
  • Party hard....cheat
    8%
  • Ambitious and Dynamic
    4%
  • Hard workers each with their own story/uniqueness
    0%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.151 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.157 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 46 responses
Report
  • Dirty Albs <3
    26%
  • Diverse
    26%
  • COLLEGE
    24%
  • Diverse Oasis of Dreams and People
    11%
  • Mixxy
    7%
  • Live
    4%
  • Lit
    2%

After University at Albany, SUNY

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
69%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.49 responses

Reviews

2,010 reviews
  • Excellent
    191
  • Very Good
    667
  • Average
    922
  • Poor
    147
  • Terrible
    63
So far it has been a great experience. I enjoy my classes and the professors are very knowledgeable about their subjects.
  • Freshman
  • 17 hours ago
My older brother had a great experience lived in dorms and apartments Played club sports and intramural used gym facilities Made best friends Graduated to go on to law school and NY bar admitted attorney
  • Niche User
  • 20 hours ago
I love the academics, poor administration and food
  • College Sophomore
  • 4 days ago