University at Albany

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

 

The world needs greatness – perhaps now more than ever.


For over 175 years, our students and faculty have tackled the day’s biggest challenges, answered our most pressing questions, and solved society’s most vexing problems.

We are, and always have been, fueled by a unique mix of academic excellence, internationally recognized research and a profound sense of purpose.

At UAlbany, you'll author your own success by doing the things that matter.
 

Learn more about our mission by reading our strategic plan.