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 1010 to 1190, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 22 to 26. We were able to estimate the University at Albany average GPA (3.23 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. SUNY at Albany admits approximately 60% of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, about 22% of students registered for enrollment. When applying historical data, we have projected that the University at Albany acceptance rate 2015 will be around 52%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University at Albany Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for SUNY at Albany was reported as 55.5% in Fall 2012 with over 21,200 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 - 26
  • University at Albany Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into SUNY at Albany?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into SUNY 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University at Albany has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 50.4%
  • 2009-2010: 47.1%
  • 2010-2011: 47.1%
  • 2011-2012: 51.3%
  • 2012-2013: 55.5%
  • Projected University at Albany Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 51.6%

How Does University at Albany Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for SUNY at Albany is zero percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute41.2%
SUNY Empire State College80.5%
SUNY College at Oneonta50.7%
Westfield State University74.9%
Marist College37.5%

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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University at Albany (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score22 - 26
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