SUNY at Albany (University at Albany)

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University at Albany can be found in Albany, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University at Albany has an enrollment of nearly 18,000 students.

The majority of students admitted to University at Albany got an SAT score within the range of 1090 to 1250, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 22 to 28. We were able to estimate the University at Albany average GPA (3.23 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. SUNY at Albany admits approximately 50% of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, about 18% of students registered for enrollment. When applying historical data, we have projected that the University at Albany acceptance rate 2021 will be around 50%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University at Albany Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for SUNY at Albany was reported as 54.3% in Fall 2020 with over 27,600 college applications submitted to SUNY at Albany. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • University at Albany ACT Scores: 22 - 28
  • University at Albany Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into SUNY at Albany?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University at Albany, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for SUNY at Albany has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 54.4%
  • 2017-2018: 54.0%
  • 2018-2019: 52.1%
  • 2019-2020: 54.3%
  • Projected University at Albany Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 49.9%

How Does University at Albany Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for SUNY at Albany is four percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute47.4%
SUNY College at Oneonta56.0%
Westfield State University87.2%
State University of New York at New Paltz45.2%
Marist College49.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University at Albany (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading550 - 620
Math540 - 630
Total Score1090 - 1250
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score22 - 28
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