SUNY, Albany (University at Albany) is a four-year, coeducational, public research university situated in New York City. The University at Albany, State University of New York, is a known public research institution with campuses in Albany, Guilderland, and East Greenbush, New York, United States. Founded in 1844, the State University of New York, Albany is the earliest of the SUNY schools. It became a member of the other university centers in 1962. The school provides 118 majors and minors for undergraduate students and 114 programs leading to master’s and doctoral degrees. It also offers students with over 500 study abroad possibilities in more than 50 countries.
The university keeps three universe records: the biggest game of musical chairs, the biggest game of Twister and biggest pillow fight. One day each year, the community celebrates its records with Guinness Day. SUNY, Albany competes in NCAA Division I athletics and the school symbolic figure is the Great Dane.
Significant alumni include Harvey Milk, Toni Morrison, William Kennedy, Richard Stearns, and many others.