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.
The University at Albany is an internationally recognized public research institution that brings "The World Within Reach" to more than 17,300 graduate and undergraduate students, and more than 4,000 employees. The varied perspectives and life experiences of a student body and faculty that represent more than 100 nations provide a diversity that enriches learning at UAlbany.
The Capital Region, including Albany, Schenectady, and Troy, has a population of more than 840,000.
- Downtown Albany is home to the State Museum, the State Library, The Empire State Plaza, and numerous government buildings, including the State Capitol.
- The region offers recreation, shopping, and nightlife, and is home to The Times Union Center, a 17,500 seat arena.
- The city of Albany is only 150 miles from New York City, 175 mile from Boston, and 225 miles from Montreal. Even closer to Albany are the Berkshires, Catskills, and Adirondacks.
The University at Albany is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.