SUNY at Albany Graduate Schools

SUNY at Albany (referred to as SUNY Albany) is a Public, 4 years school located in Albany, NY. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at SUNY at Albany is $13,535 for New York residents and $25,325 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,506 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 17,688 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

SUNY at Albany (referred to as SUNY Albany) is a Public, 4 years school located in Albany, NY. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1938 - Current).
SUNY Albany Directory Information
School NameSUNY at Albany (SUNY Albany)
Address1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222
Phone518-442-3300
Webhttps://www.albany.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.albany.edu/admissions.php
Financial Infohttps://www.albany.edu/studentservices
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at SUNY at Albany is $13,535 for New York residents and $25,325 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,506 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 17,688 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 236 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 12 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$25,325
$13,535 for New York Residents
Student Population4,506
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs236 graduate programs
(12 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at SUNY at Albany is $13,535 for New York residents and $25,325 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $471 for New York residents and $963 for out-of-state students.
SUNY at Albany offers the alternative tuition plans.
SUNY at Albany offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)12 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of SUNY at Albany is $13,535 for New York residents and $25,325 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.40% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$10,870$1,862$22,210$1,862
2018-2019$11,090$1,908$22,650$1,908
2019-2020$11,310$2,093$23,100$2,093
2020-2021$11,310$2,125$23,100$2,125
2021-2022$11,310$2,225$23,100$2,225
The graduate school tuition & fees of SUNY Albany is average compared to public graduate schools in New York. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the New York graduate tuition is $23,180 (public) / $24,827 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
SUNY at Albany$13,535$25,325
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
New York Graduate Schools$21,026$24,911
Public$12,295$23,180
Private$24,827
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $17,223 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at SUNY at Albany. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.96% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,170. Off-campus living costs are increased by 25.95% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$13,464$1,728$9,750$2,073
2018-2019$14,003$1,720$9,750$2,120
2019-2020$14,240$1,720$9,994$2,120
2020-2021$14,620$1,720$9,994$2,050
2021-2022$15,053$1,770$13,000$2,170
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $471 for New York residents and $963 for other students at SUNY at Albany. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$453$925
2018-2019$462$944
2019-2020$471$963
2020-2021$471$963
2021-2022$471$963

Graduate Programs at SUNY Albany

SUNY at Albany offers 193 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,499 students have completed their study at SUNY at Albany.
Offered Degrees at SUNY at Albany
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree9601,209
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship460140
Doctor's degree - other309
Post Bachelor's Degree6015
Post Master's Degree420126
Total19301,499
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at SUNY at Albany by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Public Health program with 49 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 159 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Engineering (other) program with 18 completers.
SUNY at Albany offers 193 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,499 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,209 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 9 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 15 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 126 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 3 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation3-
Architecture [+] 11 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning11-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 14 completers-
Latin American Studies0-
Latin American and Caribbean Studies1-
African-American/Black Studies8-
Women's Studies5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 27 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric27-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 80 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Science/Studies32$43,100
Computer Science48-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] 239 completers-
Education2-
Curriculum and Instruction0$52,500
Educational Leadership and Administration12-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration14-
Educational/Instructional Technology99-
International and Comparative Education0-
Special Education and Teaching23-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs0-
Special Education and Teaching (other)0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching24-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education5-
Foreign Language Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education2-
Reading Teacher Education23-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education5-
Biology Teacher Education1-
Chemistry Teacher Education1-
French Language Teacher Education0-
Physics Teacher Education1-
Spanish Language Teacher Education1-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist15-
Earth Science Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor11-
Engineering [+] 7 completers-
Computer Engineering0-
Electrical and Computer Engineering4-
Engineering (other)3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 9 completers-
Russian Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature0-
Italian Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature9-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 3 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies3-
Library Science [+] 0 completers-
Library and Information Science0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biomedical Sciences2-
Environmental Toxicology1-
Biostatistics4-
Epidemiology8-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 45 completers-
Mathematics11-
Applied Mathematics34-
Statistics0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 2 completers-
Philosophy2-
Physical Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology8-
Chemistry16-
Physics5-
Materials Science0-
Psychology [+] 30 completers-
Psychology9-
Counseling Psychology0-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology0-
Educational Psychology21-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 45 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies41-
4-
Human Services [+] 202 completers-
Public Administration70$53,200
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work132$44,000
Social Sciences [+] 48 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology6-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics16-
Geography1-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography8-
International Relations and Affairs7-
Political Science and Government7-
Sociology3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Art/Art Studies0-
Fine/Studio Arts16-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 141 completers-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor30-
Public Health111$48,100
Environmental Health0-
Public Health (other)0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor0-
Business [+] 214 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management116$70,200
Accounting66$60,100
Accounting and Business/Management0-
Accounting and Related Services (other)0-
Taxation32-
History [+] 14 completers-
History14-
Total1,209
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Science/Studies3-
Computer Science7-
Education [+] 9 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Agricultural Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education1-
Engineering [+] 9 completers-
Computer Engineering0-
Electrical and Computer Engineering0-
Engineering (other)9-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Biomedical Sciences5-
Environmental Toxicology1-
Biostatistics1-
Epidemiology1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics6-
Statistics (other)0-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology9-
Chemistry11-
Physics4-
Materials Science0-
Psychology [+] 26 completers-
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics1-
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology3-
Social Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology6-
Counseling Psychology7-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology2-
School Psychology0-
Educational Psychology7-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 4 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies4-
Human Services [+] 11 completers-
Public Administration3-
Social Work8-
Social Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Anthropology3-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics9-
Political Science and Government1-
Sociology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Public Health0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total140
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
School Psychology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Public Health6-
Total9
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Education [+] 14 completers-
Community College Education3-
International and Comparative Education5-
Computer Teacher Education2-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Maternal and Child Health1-
Total15
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Latin American and Caribbean Studies0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance8-
Education [+] 17 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision0-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship0-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration6-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Online Educator/Online Teaching7-
Reading Teacher Education1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Russian Language and Literature0-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
American Literature (United States0-
Library Science [+] 1 completers-
Library and Information Science1-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
School Psychology10-
Educational Psychology0-
Psychology (other)0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 15 completers-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management15-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
Public Administration2-
Public Policy Analysis2-
International Policy Analysis0-
Social Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Demography and Population Studies0-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
Economics (other)0-
Geography0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1-
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 63 completers-
Public Health43-
Public Health Education and Promotion7-
International Public Health/International Health8-
Behavioral Aspects of Health5-
Public Health (other)0-
Business [+] 4 completers-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management4-
Science/Technology Management0-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0-
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
Public/Applied History0-
Total126

Graduate Student Population at SUNY Albany

For academic year 2021-2022, total 4,506 students enrolled into SUNY at Albany graduate schools where it has total 17,688 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,289 full-time and 2,217 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,647 male and 2,859 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,5061,6472,859
Full-time2,2898921,397
Part-tme2,2177551,462
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,561 White (56.84%), 348 Black/African American (7.72%), 378 Hispanic (8.39%), 238 Asian (5.28%), and 981 students with other races. 696 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,5061,6472,859
American Indian/Native American743
Asian23876162
Black/African American348114234
Hispanic378127251
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White2,5618851,676
Two More1093475
Un-Known1666898
Non-resident Alien696338358
SUNY at Albany offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,187 graduate students (48.54% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,277 graduate students (28.34% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,506
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,187
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,277
Not in Online Courses1,042
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at SUNY at Albany. 1,652 students are aged 20 to 24 (36.66% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 204 students are aged above 50 (4.53%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at SUNY at Albany.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,5061,6472,859
Age 18-19101
Age 20-2118966123
Age 22-241,463501962
Age 25-291,169436733
Age 30-34640261379
Age 35-39413151262
Age 40-49427161266
Age 50-6418863125
Over 641688

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