Entities

The State University of New York

The State University of New York

Nickname
UAlbany
Acronym
SUNY
Entity Type
Location
Founding Date
1948

The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States. It educates nearly 450,000 students in more than 7,000 degree and certificate programs on 64 colleges. Its College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity is the first of its kind.

  • There are 3 million SUNY alumni worldwide and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree is a SUNY alum.
  • English language and literature, business, management, and biological and biomedical sciences are among UAlbany’s most-commonly studied subjects.
  • UAlbany is a major economic driver locally, and a research hub.