The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

University at Albany

Located in New York’s capital city, the University at Albany offers its more than 17,300 students the expansive opportunities of a major research university and an environment designed to foster academic and career success. UAlbany students choose from 120 undergraduate majors and minors and more than 125 graduate programs. Many of these programs are nationally ranked and include criminal justice; business administration; emergency preparedness, homeland security and cybersecurity; computer engineering; public administration, social welfare, public health, and sociology. In every area of study, students are instructed by faculty who are world-class scholars and teachers - many actively engaged in life-enhancing research that contributes profoundly to the public good. As mentors, they provide numerous undergraduate and graduate research opportunities, inspiring students to advance their skills and aspirations. Students take advantage of more than 600 study abroad opportunities in more than 50 countries through UAlbany and SUNY's networks. These are valuable opportunities for young scholars to enhance their education, increase independence and self-awareness, and gain international experience that prepares them for today's global marketplace.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 2,232

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65%
18%
1%
5%
11%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
64%
15%
4%
8%
9%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
56%
9%
14%
13%
8%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University at Albany in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University at Albany are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University at Albany and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University at Albany are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University at Albany and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University at Albany | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from University at Albany 0% 0% 3% 56% 64% 65%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University at Albany 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University at Albany 0% 0% 3% 56% 64% 65%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 8% 13% 16%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 9% 15% 18%
Enrolled at University at Albany 95% 82% 69% 14% 4% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 9% 15% 11% 6% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 4% 5% 2% 2% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 13% 20% 13% 8% 5%
Current Status Unknown 5% 5% 8% 8% 9% 11%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 1,324

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69%
13%
1%
3%
14%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
67%
10%
4%
6%
13%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
28%
1%
53%
10%
8%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University at Albany in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from University at Albany are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University at Albany and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University at Albany are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University at Albany and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

University at Albany | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from University at Albany 1% 28% 58% 67% 68% 69%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University at Albany 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University at Albany 1% 28% 58% 67% 68% 69%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 3% 7% 8% 9%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 1% 1% 1% 3% 4% 4%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 1% 4% 10% 12% 13%
Enrolled at University at Albany 94% 53% 16% 4% 1% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 7% 7% 4% 3% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 3% 3% 2% 1% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 10% 10% 6% 4% 3%
Current Status Unknown 3% 8% 12% 13% 15% 14%