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Public Health at University at Albany

If you are interested in studying public health, you may want to check out the program at University at Albany. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UAlbany is located in Albany, New York and approximately 17,688 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 49 students received a bachelor's degree in public health from UAlbany.

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

UAlbany Public Health Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health
  • Doctorate Degree in Public Health

UAlbany Public Health Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The public health major at UAlbany is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Public Health. 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
Best Public Health Graduate Certificate Schools 86
Most Focused Public Health Schools 120

In 2021, 77 students received their master’s degree in public health from UAlbany. This makes it the #56 most popular school for public health master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in public health, making the school the #78 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Public Health Graduates from UAlbany Make?

The median salary of public health students who receive their bachelor's degree at UAlbany is $32,542. This is 1% higher than $32,238, which is the national average for all public health bachelor's degree recipients.


Public Health Student Demographics at UAlbany

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

UAlbany Public Health Bachelor’s Program

73% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 49 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Public Health from UAlbany in 2020-2021, 27% were men and 73% were women. The typical public health bachelor's degree program is made up of only 21% men. So male students are more repesented at UAlbany since its program graduates 5% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 20% more racial-ethnic minorities in its public health 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 public health.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 16
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

UAlbany Public Health Master’s Program

70% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 77 students graduated with a master's degree in public health from UAlbany. About 30% were men and 70% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 21% men graduate in public health each year. UAlbany does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 9% more men than average.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 38
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

UAlbany also has a doctoral program available in public health. In 2021, 2 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Public Health Grads May Go Into

A degree in public health 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
Medical and Health Services Managers 25,830 $143,030
Health Specialties Professors 22,170 $127,230
Community Health Workers 6,590 $44,340
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 4,400 $79,340
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 3,780 $76,020


*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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