Albany Medical College

Overview of Albany Medical College

Albany Medical is in a small city, in Albany, NY. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Albany Medical earn degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

Students and faculty are generally focused on one of the school's main fields of study. The most common major fields study at Albany Medical include medicine, science.

Albany Medical Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants.


Some professors at Albany Medical are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 762 students (201 full-time equivalent).

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Albany Medical

Albany Medical College
47 New Scotland Ave
Albany , NY 12208-0000
General Phone: (518) 262-3125

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Albany Medical Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology31physician assistant
Science19biological and biomedical sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine14various nursing

Number of programs and degrees for Albany Medical in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree553
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship91
Doctor's degree - professional practice1331

Albany Medical Student Body

In 2007-2008, Albany Medical had a total enrollment of 762 students (201 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 8%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 5%
22-24 37%
25-29 44%
30-34 9%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%

Albany Medical Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Albany, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Albany Medical Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancenot required

Albany Medical Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Albany Medical participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 288700)

Albany Medical Faculty

Albany Medical has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track8132
Non-tenured and not on tenure track6529

Albany Medical Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Physician Assistant

Medicine (MD)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

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Albany Medical Highlights

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What Sets Albany Medical Apart:

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