The University at Albany is a premier university in Albany. The university has three campuses comprised of nine schools and colleges and offers under-graduate majors, Master's and Doctoral degree programs.
University at Albany's prime location within New York State's Capital Region offers students unique opportunities for internships, fieldwork and research, especially in the areas of government, law, health, finance, education, and business. Students find additional opportunities and challenges through more than 30 accelerated bachelor's/master's programs and joint degree programs with such institutions as Albany Medical College, Albany Law School, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Boston University's Goldman School of Dental Medicine. And the college's nanotechnology department has developed into an international hub for this emerging science. Campus life at University at Albany offers something for everyone. There are over 200 student groups and organizations, including 42 social fraternities and sororities at the University. Albany students also contribute more than 60,000 hours of community service through public and private agencies. The college athletic program offers a wide range of programs, from competition level basketball to ballroom dancing. There are 19 teams that compete at the Division I level in addition to numerous club sports, intramural's and recreational programs. Cultural opportunities abound. University at Albany boasts an excellent University-Community Orchestra and the acclaimed Theater Department provides an impressive array of productions from contemporary to classical. The University Art Museum offers a wide variety of exhibitions that enhance and extend work completed in the classroom as well as showcasing some of the nation's finest artists.
The university offers nine schools and colleges as well as an honors college for undergrads.
UAlbany offers Undergraduate Degree Programs offered in the following schools and colleges:
- College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
- College of Computing and Information
- Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
- School of Criminal Justice
- School of Social Welfare
- School of Public Health
- School of Business
- School of Education
UAlbany provides a nationally recognized graduate program, offering both Master's and Ph.D. level programs at the university's nine schools and colleges. Many of the programs are nationally ranked including programs at the college of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, the first college in the world devoted to the interdisciplinary science and engineering fields of nanotechnology.