Rank: 79

SUNY at Albany

Albany, NYwww.albany.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1100/24
Enrollment
14,730
The University at Albany is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and located in New York State's capital city. It is a relatively large school, with about 13,000 undergraduates and 4,300 grad students, and an array of opportunities to match. Those include more than 120 undergraduate majors and minors, 130 overseas programs, and 200 student clubs...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$26,300
% of students who get any grants
60%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$15,400
Average price for low-income students
$10,300
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
84%
% of need met
60%
% of students who get merit* grants
5%
Average merit grant
$3,900
student success
Graduation rate
68%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Average student debt
$16,250
Average salary within 5 years
$45,400
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
43%
admissions
Acceptance rate
56%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1100/24
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
16-Mar

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

See what students are saying on Niche.com

There are so many different options available when it comes to courses provided on campus. Anything from Accounting classes to Yiddish. The school has a giant variety. They are still lacking a few classes that could be great electives such as cooking or fashion, but there are so many possibilities...
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The career center and the specified program centers for your major help greatly when it gets closer to job and internship hunting. Many alumni also come back to the school to tell about their stories and stay a big part of the community. Employers are also often recuiting on campus...
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So far, I have had an incredible time in Albany. The classes are all mostly interesting and professors are almost always willing to lend a hand when you need some more help. There is ALWAYS something to do on campus which is great. The amount of clubs, sports, and activities...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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