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Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Albany

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Albany that offer Liberal Arts degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 12 Liberal Arts schools located within Albany. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Albany for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Excelsior College Albany, NY

Excelsior College offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 1,639 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 1,346 Bachelor's degrees, 279 Associate's degrees, and 14 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
2 Darton State College Albany, GA

Darton State College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a small city. In 2015, 418 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 418 Associate's degrees.

3 Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY

Skidmore College offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small suburb. In 2015, 9 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 6 Master's degrees, and 3 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
4 Union College Schenectady, NY

Union College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 31 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 31 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
5 SUNY at Albany Albany, NY

SUNY at Albany offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 2 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
6 Linn-Benton Community College Albany, OR

Linn-Benton Community College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public college in a small city. In 2015, 136 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 136 Associate's degrees.

7 The Sage Colleges Troy, NY

The Sage Colleges offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 13 Bachelor's degrees.

8 SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill Cobleskill, NY

SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a small public university in a far away town. In 2015, 4 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 4 Associate's degrees.

9 The College of Saint Rose Albany, NY

The College of Saint Rose offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 8 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 8 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
10 SUNY Empire State College Saratoga Springs, NY

SUNY Empire State College offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 20 Master's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews

List of all Liberal Arts Colleges in Albany

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Excelsior College Excelsior College Albany, NY 141 : 1 43,123
University Logo Darton State College Albany, GA
2/5
30 : 1 5,471
Skidmore College Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY
5/5
9 : 1 2,642
Union College Union College Schenectady, NY
5/5
10 : 1 2,269
SUNY at Albany SUNY at Albany Albany, NY
3/5
22 : 1 17,178
Linn-Benton Community College Linn-Benton Community College Albany, OR
2/5
25 : 1 5,721
The Sage Colleges The Sage Colleges Troy, NY
5/5
21 : 1 2,897
SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill Cobleskill, NY
2/5
20 : 1 2,441
The College of Saint Rose The College of Saint Rose Albany, NY
5/5
18 : 1 4,345
SUNY Empire State College SUNY Empire State College Saratoga Springs, NY
2/5
25 : 1 11,878
Schenectady County Community College Schenectady County Community College Schenectady, NY
2/5
45 : 1 6,126
Maria College of Albany Maria College of Albany Albany, NY
3/5
24 : 1 824

Additional Liberal Arts Degree Facts for Albany Schools

Albany Schools offering online Liberal Arts degrees

Online Liberal Arts degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 1,639 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Liberal Arts degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Excelsior College 0 279 1346 14 0
Linn-Benton Community College 0 136 0 0 0
How many Albany schools offer online Liberal Arts degrees?
  • 2 Associate's
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What Liberal Arts degree programs were earned in Albany?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 7 Colleges 852 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 5 Colleges 1,401 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 4 Colleges 42 Graduates
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