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 2016 Steering Committee Report.
Dual Degree Programs
The 3+3 Accelerated Program
After three years at UAlbany, the student completes the fourth year as a first-year student at Albany Law.
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Other programs include financial markets, law and history, law and cybersecurity, law and community development, social entrepreneurship, justice and health, and much more.
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 and undergraduate students who are accepted for admission to Albany Law School will be offered a SUNY Legal Fellowship (SLF). It provides $17,000 per year guaranteed funding. Students must apply for, be accepted, and enroll at Albany Law School for fall 2016 to be eligible for this one-time offer.
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.
The Center for International Development
The University at Albany’s Center for International Development is located on Albany Law School’s campus, where students and faculty can work together on projects. To learn more about the Center
The intention for a formal affiliation was announced in UAlbany's University Hall in September 2015.
UAlbany and Albany Law School Announcing the Collaboration
To read the full announcement,
To read what community members are saying about the affiliation,