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Ethnic Studies at University at Albany

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Ethnic Studies at University at Albany

What traits are you looking for in a ethnic studies school? To help you decide if University at Albany is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's ethnic studies program.

UAlbany is located in Albany, New York and approximately 17,688 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 20 ethnic studies majors received their bachelor's degree from UAlbany.

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

UAlbany Ethnic Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Ethnic Studies
  • Master’s Degree in Ethnic Studies

UAlbany Ethnic Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the ethnic studies progam at UAlbany compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

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 ethnic studies major at UAlbany is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Ethnic Studies. 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 Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 77
Most Popular Ethnic Studies Schools 78

In 2021, 6 students received their master’s degree in ethnic studies from UAlbany. This makes it the #24 most popular school for ethnic studies master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Ethnic Studies Graduates from UAlbany Make?

The median salary of ethnic studies students who receive their bachelor's degree at UAlbany is $31,264. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 7% higher than the national average of $29,213 for all ethnic studies bachelor's degree recipients.


Ethnic Studies Student Demographics at UAlbany

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

UAlbany Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Program

95% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 20 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Ethnic Studies from UAlbany in 2020-2021, 5% were men and 95% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 18% more racial-ethnic minorities in its ethnic studies 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 ethnic studies.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

UAlbany Ethnic Studies Master’s Program

83% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 6 ethnic studies students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from UAlbany, about 17% were men and 83% were women.


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

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

UAlbany also has a doctoral program available in ethnic studies. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Ethnic Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in ethnic studies 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
Interpreters and Translators 3,300 $68,940
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 1,510 $93,280


*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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