Our Affiliation with the University at Albany


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Albany Law School and the University at Albany work together to combine programs and activities to benefit students from both schools. As a small, intimate law school, the collaboration allows the law school to draw on the strengths of a major research university. For results of the first year of the affiliation, see the


  • Dual Degree Programs
  • The 3+3 Accelerated Program
  • Other programs include financial markets, law and history, law and cybersecurity, law and community development, social entrepreneurship, justice and health, and much more.

Faculty Collaboration

Frequently Asked Questions

There are other opportunities for Albany Law School students to take advantage of UAlbany’s world-class programs, including learning from:

Scholarships for SUNY Students

Graduate degree and Bachelor’s degree students who are accepted for admission to Albany Law School will be offered a SUNY Legal Fellowship (SLF). It provides $20,000 per year guaranteed funding. Students must apply for, be accepted, and enroll at Albany Law School for fall 2020 to be eligible for this offer.

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The law school and the University have a shared goal: to educate and train the next generation of leaders. We expect to introduce many more collaborative programs moving forward.

UAlbany and Albany Law School Announcing the Collaboration

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 The intention for a formal affiliation was announced in UAlbany's University Hall in September 2015.

Read the University at Albany and Albany Law School affiliation announcement.

Read what community members are saying about the affiliation.