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The Campus Area in Albany is like a city within a city that caters to students at the State University of New York at Albany. The 586-acre campus area consists of parks, athletic fields, and housing complexes. It is located to the south of Interstate 90 and to the north of the New York State Thruway and is in the 12203 ZIP code.
The State University of New York at Albany, more commonly known as SUNY, is a public university located on Washington Avenue. It was founded in 1844 and serves approximately 13,000 undergraduate students. An additional 5,000 students are enrolled in graduate programs.
Restaurants, clubs, and bars are all within walking distance via Western Avenue. There is also a public transportation system that includes free bus service for access to shopping, parks, and government buildings.
The Campus Area in Albany is well known for its abundance of extracurricular activities. Student clubs, honor societies, and art and cultural events, as well as sports competitions are among them. There are also opportunities for internships that cater to a variety of professional fields and interests, from art to medicine.
On-campus housing includes University apartments that offer unique features. Empire Commons, offers four-bedroom, two-bath units on the west side of the campus. Freedom Quad, located on Tricentennial Drive, is an apartment-style facility with one, two, and three-bedroom units. It is also where the New York Giants stay during their pre-season training.
Less than five miles from the Empire State’s Capitol, the Campus Area is a thriving hub of diverse activity for college students, government workers, and others who call the community home.