• University at Albany (SUNY)

University Overview

The State University of New York at Albany, commonly referred to as University at Albany, SUNY Albany or UAlbany, is a public research university with campuses in the New York cities of Albany and Rensselaer and the Town of Guilderland, United States.


Location State City
Albany, New York

Other Campus Location


QS Global Rank: 0

Times Higher Education Rank: 0

University Feature

·         Founded in 1844

·         Ideally located in the state of New York

·         Located in the heart of New York’s capital region

·         It is a major public research university

·         They offer majors in more than 50 fields and minors in over 60

·         Students also have an option to design their own interdisciplinary major

·         They offer 30+ accelerated bachelor’s/master’s program in 5 years

·         Study abroad option is available for international students as well

·         On campus student housing is guaranteed and for freshmen undergraduates its mandatory to live on campus for the first year

·         Students also have homestay as an option for housing

·         Admission decision turnaround time is usually 2-3 weeks. Student will get an acceptance email in bout 3 weeks but not their I-20. I-20 will take a bit longer

·         They accept all scanned documents

·         $50 application fee, no waiver

·         No e-shipping

·         They have 14,000 students on campus out of which about 4,000 students have a job on campus

·         They have 1,800 international students from over 100 countries

·         They currently have 20 Nepali students

University Intakes

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Scholarship and Funding


·         Undergraduate students can get up to $7,000 in scholarship. Generally this amount of scholarship is granted to a student with 1300+ in SAT and a good academic standing

Graduate Assistantship:

·         GA is available for all masters programs other than MBA ad Computer Science

·         GA opportunities are only available after the first semester because the faculty member would need to interview the student