Higher Education

We attract talent because we offer opportunity.

There are 24 colleges & universities across CapNY. Students from all over the world come to CapNY to learn, innovate, & grow.

Undergraduate Programs

SUNY Adirondack
The Belanger School of Nursing
Bryant and Stratton Albany

Columbia Greene Community College

Excelsior College
Hudson Valley Community College
Maria College
Memorial College of Nursing
Mildred Elley
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
SUNY Schenectady County Community College
Siena College
Skidmore College
University at Albany
SUNY Empire State College
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
The College of Saint Rose
The Sage Colleges
Union College

Graduate Programs

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany Law School
Albany Medical College
Clarkson University Capital Region Campus

Our Students


degrees awarded annually


STEM degrees awarded annually via 17 colleges/universities


increase in number of people with doctorate degrees in CapNY over past 5 years


increase in number of people with master’s degrees in CapNY over past 5 years