Colleges in Albany, New York Statistics

Albany is a city in New York. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 586,383 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, seventeen colleges are active for serving college programs in Albany, New York. In addition, there are 30 colleges located within 30 miles from Albany.
By school types, there are three public and fourteen private schools. By school levels, there are nine 4-years (or high) schools, two 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and six less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
Fifteen schools offer undergraduate programs and seven schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Albany, New York is $18,389 for New York residents and $22,113 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 69.67% and the average SAT score is 1,205. A total of 56,881 students enrolled in schools in Albany, New York, of which 30,889 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

Colleges in Alban Comparison Table

The following table lists 17 colleges located in Albany and 14 schools near Albany, New York ordered by distance from Albany. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From AlbanyUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
The College of Saint Rose
Albany, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
0.63 miles$34,3543,98361%14 to 1$15,30887.00%-
Maria College of Albany
Albany, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
0.71 miles$15,61091218%10 to 1$22,06044.00%-
St. Peter's Hospital College of Nursing
Albany, NY
Private, 2-4 years
valid
0.72 miles$13,921114100%3 to 1-100.00%-
Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology
Albany, NY
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
0.89 miles$13,0004265%7 to 1---
Mildred Elley School-Albany Campus
Albany, NY
Private, 2-4 years
valid
1.12 miles$13,50942224%16 to 1---
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.39 miles$28,991828--$29,117--
Albany Law School
Albany, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.48 miles$51,118500--$51,254--
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
1.49 miles$36,7451,33170%9 to 1$25,73571.00%1,240
SUNY at Albany
Albany, NY
Public, 4 years
four-years
1.87 miles$27,75017,94463%19 to 1$25,22554.00%1,170
Branford Hall Career Institute-Albany Campus
Albany, NY
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
2.00 miles$14,76629-14 to 1---
Bryant & Stratton College-Albany
Albany, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
2.27 miles$17,22041924%10 to 1---
SUNY-System Office
Albany, NY
Public, 4 years
four-years
2.81 miles-------
Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy
Albany, NY
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
3.79 miles$17,5003878%4 to 1-62.00%-
The New School Center for Media
Albany, NY
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
3.79 miles$9,00040100%10 to 1---
Excelsior College
Albany, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.24 miles-30,008-18 to 1---
Siena College
Loudonville, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.25 miles$39,5003,22180%12 to 1$28,61481.00%-
Albany BOCES-Adult Practical Nursing Program
Albany, NY
Public, Less than 2 years
valid
5.80 miles$16,10017096%35 to 1---
Hudson Valley Community College
Troy, NY
Public, 2-4 years
valid
6.21 miles$10,76410,89632%20 to 1---
Aesthetic Science Institute
Latham, NY
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
6.61 miles$8,5005498%16 to 1---
Russell Sage College
Troy, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
6.84 miles$32,9502,63371%10 to 1$13,19085.00%-
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
7.60 miles$57,0127,89585%13 to 1$58,32547.00%1,390
Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing
Troy, NY
Private, 2-4 years
valid
8.17 miles$14,292130100%5 to 1-83.00%-
Modern Welding School
Schenectady, NY
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
9.44 miles$16,2008692%18 to 1---
Belanger School of Nursing
Schenectady, NY
Private, 2-4 years
valid
11.17 miles$10,664105-3 to 1-75.00%-
Union College
Schenectady, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.40 miles$59,5022,19782%10 to 1-43.00%1,320
Paul Mitchell the School-Schenectady
Schenectady, NY
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
12.50 miles$17,62512081%15 to 1---
Schenectady County Community College
Schenectady, NY
Public, 2-4 years
valid
12.80 miles$10,4325,23122%20 to 1---
John Paolo's Xtreme Beauty Institute-Goldwell Product Artistry
Ballston Spa, NY
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
26.47 miles$14,0001762%4 to 1---
SUNY Empire State College
Saratoga Springs, NY
Public, 4 years
four-years
28.43 miles$17,54010,42425%15 to 1$23,660--
Berkshire Community College
Pittsfield, MA
Public, 2-4 years
valid
28.50 miles$11,1081,69624%10 to 1---
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY
Private, 4 years
four-years
29.79 miles$58,1282,61388%8 to 1-30.00%1,310
Average-$22,11356,88163%13 to 1$28,11769.67%1,205