SUNY at Albany School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Albany, NY

$7,070

Avg in-state tuition

$24,660

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About SUNY at Albany

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

SUNY at Albany is a large public school located on an urban campus in Albany, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 17,688, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 57%. The school offers 76 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 65%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,070, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $24,660.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

57% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1090-1250

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-28

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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18k

Students Enrolled

94%

Online Student Enrollment

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

47%

Black

17%

Hispanic

15%

Asian

8%

Non-U.S. Citizen

7%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

55%

Socio-economic diversity

42% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $7,070 $24,660
Graduate $11,310 $23,100

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $14,620
On-campus other expenses $1,720
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $9,994
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,050
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,050

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $24,410 $42,000
Off-campus without family $20,114 $37,704
Off-campus with family $10,120 $27,710

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

56%

State Grant Aid

56%

Institution Grant Aid

70%

Pell Grant

42%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,571
State Grant Aid $4,386
Institution Grant Aid $3,860
Pell Grant Aid $5,078

Financial Outlook

$41k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.