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Colleges / University at Albany, State University of New York

University at Albany, State University of New York

Albany, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate68%

About UAlbany

UAlbany is a public, state school in the suburb of Albany, New York. UAlbany was founded in 1844. The college currently enrolls around 16,658 students a year, including 12,264 undergrads.

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For over 175 years, the University at Albany students and faculty have tackled the day’s biggest challenges, answered our most pressing questions, and solved society’s most vexing problems. Our Research 1 university features 50+ undergraduate majors, 250 student organizations, 19 Division 1 Athletic Teams, and over 170 research labs and centers. Our faculty of international experts and staff prepare students to make an impact on their communities and industries as global citizens. We are, and always have been, fueled by a unique mix of academic excellence, internationally recognized research, and a profound sense of purpose. At UAlbany, you'll author your own success by doing the things that matter.

UAlbany Acceptance Rate 2022

It is very difficult to get into UAlbany. The acceptance rate at UAlbany is 68%. In 2022, 26,031 students applied to UAlbany and 17,672 were admitted.

UAlbany Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 89%
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 89%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 13%

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UAlbany is located in the town of Albany, New York,.

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College Info

1400 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12222-0001

Campus Setting: Suburban

UAlbany Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UAlbany is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UAlbany is Aug 1.

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UAlbany SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

560 - 660


Reading SAT Range

560 - 660

UAlbany Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at UAlbany is like? There are approximately 16,658 students enrolled at UAlbany, including 12,264 undergraduate students and 4,394 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from NY and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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