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 4,346 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 17,944 including undergraduate students.

SUNY at Albany 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 4,346 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 17,944 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 174 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
SUNY Albany Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$25,325
$13,535 for New York Residents
Student Population4,346
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs174 graduate programs
(11 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 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 Albany 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
New York Residents$13,535
Out-of-State$25,325
Tuition per Credit Hour
New York Residents$471
Out-of-State$963
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 at SUNY Albany
Distance Learning (Online Classes)11 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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the New York graduate tuition is $23,125 (public) / $24,812 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
New York Graduate Schools$12,265$24,888
Public$12,265$23,125
Private$24,812
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 Costs
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 181 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, 1,517 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 Degree9161,186
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship431172
Doctor's degree - other305
Post Bachelor's Degree506
Post Master's Degree394148
Total181111,517
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 181 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,517 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,186 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 148 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 11 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning11-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 18 completers-
African Studies0-
Latin American Studies0-
Latin American and Caribbean Studies1-
African-American/Black Studies5-
Women's Studies12-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 93 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences93-
Information Science/Studies0$43,100
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] (12 completers) 239 completers-
Education2-
Curriculum and Instruction0$52,500
Educational Leadership and Administration11-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration1-
Educational/Instructional Technology75-
International and Comparative Education0-
Special Education and Teaching25-
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 Teaching16-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education2-
Foreign Language Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education2-
Reading Teacher Education46-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education6-
Biology Teacher Education1-
Chemistry Teacher Education1-
French Language Teacher Education0-
Physics Teacher Education1-
Spanish Language Teacher Education0-
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist35-
Earth Science Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor15-
Engineering [+] 14 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Engineering0-
Engineering (other)14-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Russian Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature0-
Italian Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 15 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences15-
English Language And Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 2 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies2-
Library Science [+] 0 completers-
Library and Information Science0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Environmental Toxicology0-
Epidemiology6-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Mathematics5-
Applied Mathematics3-
Statistics5-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy1-
Physical Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology9-
Chemistry11-
Physics6-
Materials Science0-
Psychology [+] 38 completers-
Psychology19-
Counseling Psychology0-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology0-
Educational Psychology19-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 45 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies45-
Human Services [+] 215 completers-
0-
Public Administration56$53,200
Public Policy Analysis0-
Social Work159$44,000
Social Sciences [+] 46 completers-
Social Sciences1-
Anthropology8-
Economics18-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Geography5-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography0-
International Relations and Affairs9-
Political Science and Government5-
Sociology0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 16 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts0-
Art/Art Studies16-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 112 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor29-
Public Health83$48,100
Environmental Health0-
Public Health (other)0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor0-
Business [+] 247 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management137$70,200
Accounting75$60,100
Accounting and Business/Management0-
Accounting and Related Services (other)0-
Taxation35-
History [+] 14 completers-
History14-
Total1,186
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Information Science/Studies1-
Education [+] (2 completers) 17 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction6-
Educational Leadership and Administration8-
Agricultural Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education3-
Engineering [+] 18 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Engineering0-
Engineering (other)18-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
French Language and Literature3-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
English Language And Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Biomedical Sciences5-
Environmental Toxicology3-
Epidemiology0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Mathematics2-
Statistics (other)2-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology15-
Chemistry14-
Physics7-
Materials Science0-
Psychology [+] 26 completers-
Psychology0-
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics0-
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology0-
Social Psychology2-
Clinical Psychology9-
Counseling Psychology8-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology2-
School Psychology0-
Educational Psychology5-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies4-
Human Services [+] 15 completers-
0-
Public Administration7-
Social Work8-
Social Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology3-
Economics5-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total172
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health4-
Total5
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 6 completers-
Community College Education2-
International and Comparative Education4-
Computer Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Total6
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
Latin American and Caribbean Studies1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance8-
Education [+] (8 completers) 20 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction8-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision0-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship4-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration3-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Reading Teacher Education2-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Russian Language and Literature0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
American Literature (United States0-
Library Science [+] 0 completers-
Library and Information Science0-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology9-
Educational Psychology0-
Psychology (other)4-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 24 completers-
0-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management24-
Human Services [+] 10 completers-
0-
Public Administration8-
Public Policy Analysis0-
International Policy Analysis2-
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Demography and Population Studies0-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Economics (other)2-
Geography0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography7-
Urban Studies/Affairs3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 55 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health49-
Public Health Education and Promotion0-
International Public Health/International Health3-
Public Health (other)3-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management5-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0-
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
Public/Applied History0-
Total148

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 17,944 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

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