Albany Law School

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2022 Enrolled Students
643
89% Full-Time

About

Albany Law School is a higher education institution located in Albany County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Albany Law School were Law (163 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 208 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Albany Law School. 58.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (145 degrees), 7.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (20 degrees).

Costs

Student Loan Default Rate

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2019 Default Rate
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Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Albany Law School was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 113 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Albany Law School had a total enrollment of 643 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Albany Law School is 572 students and the part-time enrollment is 71. This means that 89% of students enrolled at Albany Law School are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Albany Law School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 71.5% White, 7.93% Hispanic or Latino, 7.15% Black or African American, 5.75% Asian, 2.02% Two or More Races, and 0.156% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.1%), followed by White Male (35.3%) and Black or African American Female (4.72%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Albany Law School in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 643 students. The full-time enrollment at Albany Law School is 572 and the part-time enrollment is 71. This means that 89% of students enrolled at Albany Law School are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    460 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    51 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    46 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Albany Law School is 71.5% White, 7.93% Hispanic or Latino, 7.15% Black or African American, 5.75% Asian, 2.02% Two or More Races, and 0.156% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 24 students (3.73%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 36 more women than men received degrees from Albany Law School. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Albany Law School is white (145 degrees awarded). There were 7.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (20 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Albany Law School is Law (163 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Albany Law School, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (208 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Albany Law School are Paralegals & legal assistants (12,815 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (11,076 people), Other managers (3,401 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,539 people), and Police officers (1,474 people).

The most specialized majors at Albany Law School in 2022 are Legal (208 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The most specialized majors at Albany Law School are Legal (208 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Albany Law School are Legal services (18,392 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (7,464 people), Insurance carriers (3,224 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,184 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,851 people).

The most specialized majors at Albany Law School are Legal (208 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Albany Law School.
Most Common (2022)
163 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Albany Law School was Law with 163 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from professional doctorate programs at Albany Law School according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

86
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
122
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Albany Law School, which is 0.705 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (122).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 71 degrees were awarded to men at Albany Law School in Law, which is 0.772 times less than the 92 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 92 degrees were awarded to men at Albany Law School in Law, which is 1.3 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    145 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Albany Law School is white (145 degrees awarded). There were 7.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (20 degrees).

5.77% of degree recipients (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    81 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    64 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Albany Law School is white female (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (64 degrees).

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Operations

Albany Law School has an endowment valued at nearly $70.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−15.6%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Albany Law School had a total salary expenditure of 22.5M. Albany Law School employs 22 Professors, 9 Associate professors and 8 Assistant professors. Most academics at Albany Law School are Male Professor (12), Female Professor (10), and Female Associate professor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Albany Law School are: Management, with 20 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 19 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

Endowment

$70.8M
2022 Endowment
15.2%
decline from 2021

Albany Law School has an endowment valued at about $70.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Albany Law School declined 15.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $59.1M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Albany Law School (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $733k - Federal
  2. $544k - State
  3. $290k - Local

As of 2022, Albany Law School received $733k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $544k from state grants and contracts, and $290k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$11.4M
2022 Salaries
7.22%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Albany Law School paid a median of $11.4M in salaries, which represents 50.8% of their overall expenditure ($22.5M) and a 7.22% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.09M
Instructional Salaries
39
Number of Employees

In 2022, Albany Law School paid a total of $5.09M to 39 employees working as instructors, which represents 44.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
20 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Albany Law School were Professor with 22 employees, Associate professor with 9 employees, and Assistant professor with 8 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Albany Law School were Management with 20 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 19 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Albany Law School was Male Professor with 12 employees, Female Professor with 10 employees, and Female Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Albany Law School.

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