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Computer Science at University at Albany

If you plan to study computer science, take a look at what University at Albany has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UAlbany is located in Albany, New York and approximately 17,688 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 150 compsci majors received their bachelor's degree from UAlbany.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Computer Science section at the bottom of this page.

UAlbany Computer Science Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in CompSci
  • Master’s Degree in CompSci
  • Doctorate Degree in CompSci

UAlbany Computer Science Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks compsci programs across the country. The following shows how UAlbany performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The compsci major at UAlbany is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Computer Science. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Computer Science Schools 86
Best Computer Science Doctor’s Degree Schools 87
Most Focused Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools 155
Best Computer Science Schools 265

In 2021, 40 students received their master’s degree in compsci from UAlbany. This makes it the #81 most popular school for compsci master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 6 students who received their doctoral degrees in compsci, making the school the #60 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

CompSci Student Demographics at UAlbany

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the compsci majors at University at Albany.

UAlbany Computer Science Bachelor’s Program

15% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 150 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from UAlbany in 2020-2021, 85% were men and 15% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% more racial-ethnic minorities in its compsci bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University at Albany with a bachelor's in compsci.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 35
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 52
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

UAlbany Computer Science Master’s Program

28% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The compsci program at UAlbany awarded 40 master's degrees in 2020-2021. About 73% of these degrees went to men with the other 28% going to women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University at Albany with a master's in compsci.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 6
International Students 30
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UAlbany also has a doctoral program available in compsci. In 2021, 6 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That CompSci Grads May Go Into

A degree in compsci can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for University at Albany.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Software Applications Developers 52,640 $116,830
Computer and Information Systems Managers 27,070 $190,310
Systems Software Developers 19,690 $115,120
Computer Programmers 15,380 $91,250
Computer Network Support Specialists 12,930 $79,200


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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