Nestled in the Tech Valley, Albany’s spirit of discovery and abundant leisure offerings will keep you entertained through the changing seasons. Home to 12 traditional universities and colleges, your degree options in Albany range from arts, healthcare and law, to education, social services, and technology.* Albany was named to the top 10 places for fall Foliage, top 100 best places to live, and a top 10 ranking of U.S. cities with affordable healthcare. Not to mention landing number 55 for Best Places for Business and Careers. Did you hear that business majors? Albany offers students and graduates unmatched scenic beauty and sustainability that spans over four centuries.*
Its picturesque landscape, the annual Albany Tulip Festival, Popp Butterfly Conservatory, Maple Ski Ridge, and prime location is less than 200 miles from Philadelphia and New York City.* You’ll never be in short supply of adventures. But it's not all about the great outdoors and escapes. Have a pint at award winning C.H. Evans Brewery in Albany’s bustling downtown or treat yourself to some retail therapy at the numerous shops on Lark Street.* With four distinct seasons a year, you can make the most of your time outside the classroom with sporting outlets like the Tri-City ValleyCats baseball team or even a trip to the renowned Saratoga Race Track for thoroughbred racing season.* No matter where your adventurous mind roams, Albany has a jam-packed lifestyle to satisfy you before and after graduation.Click Here to See the Best Colleges in the US*albany.org *Wikipedia, “Albany” *albany.com *livability.com *forbes.com
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers 146 degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2020, 2,086 students graduated with students earning 1,569 Bachelor's degrees, 387 Master's degrees, and 130 Doctoral degrees.
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers 12 degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a small city. In 2020, 270 students graduated with students earning 210 Doctoral degrees, 38 Bachelor's degrees, and 22 Master's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Union College Schenectady, NY||9 : 1||2,047|
|Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY||9 : 1||2,582|
|Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY||18 : 1||7,501|
|Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Albany, NY||12 : 1||1,118|
|SUNY at Albany Albany, NY||27 : 1||17,688|