State University New York - University at Albany

United States of America, New York, Albany

Located in New York’s capital city, the University at Albany is the premier public research University in the Capital Region and offers more than 17,000 students the expansive opportunities of a large university in an environment designed to foster individual success.

We believe in unleashing your individual potential, in setting the standard for inclusive excellence, and in learning and discovery for the betterment of all. For over 180 years we’ve been committed to seeing perseverance in the underestimated and promise in the unwavering. We’re not for the faint of heart, and we’re not place for people afraid to pitch in. We’re the Great Danes and we UNLEASH GREATNESS.

The University at Albany offers several competitive award merit scholarships opportunities for incoming first-year and transfer students.


Ranked #147 by US News & World Report in Best National Universities

State University New York - University at Albany
University at Albany's main fountain on April 25, 2023. (photo by Patrick Dodson)


Services & Amenities

Student Enrollment
Foreign Student Enrolment
Four Seasons, Snow
Gender Restriction
Study Types
Master's Degree, Bachelor's Degree
United States of America
Gap year
Social Work, MBA, Accounting, Anthropology, Applied Chemistry, Art, Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Sciences, Biodiversity, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Biostatistics, Business, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Conservation, Criminal Justice, Cyber Security, Data Science, Digital Forensics and Information Assurance, Early Childhood Education, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, English, English Literature, Environmental Health, Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, Forensic Accounting, Geographic Information Science, Geographic Information Systems, Geography, History, Information Sciences, International Affairs, Liberal Studies, Literacy, Mathematics, Mental Health Counseling, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Professional Accountancy, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Reading, Social Studies, Social Welfare, Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, Statistics, Studio Arts, Taxation, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Urban/Regional Planning, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Accounting, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Art, Art History, Arts, Atmospheric Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Chinese, Communication, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, Documentary Studies, Economics, Electrical Engineering, English, English Literature, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography, Global Studies, Globalization Studies, History, Homeland Security, Human Development, Informatics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Molecular Biology, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Pre-Dental, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Pre-Medical, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Optometry, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physical Threrapy, Pre-Physicians Assistant, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Social Welfare, Sociology, Spanish, Sustainable Engineering, Theatre, Urban/Regional Planning, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Sport Teams
Men’s Baseball, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Cross Country, Men’s Football, Men’s Lacrosse, Men’s Soccer, Men’s Track and Field (Outdoor), Women´s Cheerleading, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Field Hockey, Women’s Golf, Women’s Lacrosse, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Softball, Women’s Track and Field (Outdoor), Women’s Volleyball