About

History

The University at Albany has a rich history dating back more than 170 years.In 1844, a "normal school" was founded in Albany to train teachers for a rapidly growing population. For nearly 50 years, the Normal School provided a two-year education to students from across the state.

Education

Located in New York’s capital city, the University at Albany offers its more than 17,300 students the expansive opportunities of a major research university and an environment designed to foster success.

Research

In every area of study, students are instructed by faculty who are world-class scholars and teachers - many actively engaged in life-enhancing research that contributes profoundly to the public good. As mentors, they provide numerous undergraduate and graduate research opportunities, inspiring students to advance their skills and aspirations.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Law (1)

Services

Student services

With Division I sports, a thriving entertainment scene, and more than 200 clubs and organizations, UAlbany students experience the best of college life. Learn more details about student life at UAlbany, including residence hall and dining options, things to do on- and off-campus, and the health and safety services available.

Housing services

UAlbany's Department of Residential Life seeks to provide students with a fun and safe learning environment that helps students achieve their academic and career goals. Options abound for on-campus housing, numerous types of meal plans as well as resources for students who want to live off-campus.

Student Life

Campus life

UAlbany's Department of Residential Life seeks to provide students with a fun and safe learning environment that helps students achieve their academic and career goals. Options abound for on-campus housing, numerous types of meal plans as well as resources for students who want to live off-campus.

Accreditation

The excellence of a UAlbany education is recognized by many independent sources, such as the rankings published yearly by U.S. News and World Report. Its great value results from the world of opportunities that are available to students at an affordable price.

Albany, New York, United States

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