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1475 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12206

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37 mins by public transport The State University of New York (SUNY)

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$1,065

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About The State University Of New York  

The State University of New York is located in New York State. Each year, out of 100 students, 57 are national and 10 are international. 

Let us answer your curiosity related to securing university dorms:

  1. Does the State University of New York provide on-campus student rooms? 

Yes, on-campus rooms are available, but they are extremely dependent on availability. 

  1. The best month to secure a State University of New York student dorm:

    • March-April: For upperclassmen and Freshmen 

    • June-July: If early applications were not successful

    • August-September: busiest time for applications, especially for freshmen. 

  1. State University of New York dorm allotment priority is based on:  

    • Highest Priority Category: This applies to disabled students, freshmen with special circumstances, and students with guaranteed housing.  

    • Medium Priority: freshmen without guaranteed housing and upperclassmen with academic standing.

    • Lowest priority: First Come, First Served

  1. Can a student make an advanced booking without a university offer letter? 

  • You’ll need a university letter to book on-campus student housing.

5. State University of New York dorm student dorms average rent is US$3,000-$6,000+/semester. Which generally includes electricity, water, and gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, security, and shared building amenities.


6. Expect additional costs other than the State University of New York on-campus rent apart for services such as:

  • Meals plans (if unavailable, call 211 to find Food banks nearby for free or lowest prices groceries.)

  • Refundable damage deposit.

  • Bicycle parking / discounted Bus pass to campus.

  • Laundry services.

State University of New York (SUNY) Off-Campus Student Housing Options 

There are two types of off-campus housing options available. They are a bit expensive as compared to university dorms but offer additional benefits such as flexible contract length, flexible move-in dates, independent social life, and modern amenities. 

  1. Type 1: purpose-built off-campus student housing: Avg prices US$700-US$1200/month 

    • Maintained and handled by some private, leading student housing providers.

    • Only students can apply for off-campus housing.

    • Early-bird (advance) student room bookings without a university offer letter are applicable in many housing units with a few T&Cs applied; read carefully before booking.

    • Generally, flexible tenancy has 3, 6, and 12 months based bookings.

    • The State University of New York housing with the most popularity and also off-campus is Block75.

  1. Type 2: The State University Of New York Student Apartments (Private options): Avg prices US$700-US$1200/month

    • Maintained and handled by individual landlords.

    • Students and their families can book a room. Number of occupants T&C applied.

    • Advance student room bookings without a university offer letter are applicable in many housing units with a few T&Cs applied; read carefully before booking.

    • Generally, flexible tenancies have weekly, monthly, and semester-based bookings.

    • Recommended private student apartments for rent near the State University of New York (SUNY) will be updated on our website soon. Contact our staff and constantly check our website for the latest updates.

We suggest checking cancellation and refund policies before booking a room or speaking with our multilingual student housing experts. 

Popular student areas to live near State University of New York (SUNY)    

  1.  Lark Street: Average rent $800-$1,200 /month and is a 20-30 minute walk from the State University of New York (SUNY).

    • Metro - 6  minutes

    • Bus - 10-15 minutes

    • Taxi - 5-10 minutes

    • Walking - 20-30 minutes

  1. Center Square: Average rent $600-$800/month and is a 30-40 minute walk from the State University of New York (SUNY).

    • Metro - 10  minutes

    • Bus - 10-15 minutes

    • Taxi - 7-12 minutes

    • Walking - 30-40 minutes

  1. Delmar: Average rent $700-$1,000/month and is a 20-25 minute commute from the State University of New York (SUNY).

    • Bus - 20-25 minutes

    • Taxi - 10-15 minutes

  1. Pine Hills: Average rent for The State University Of New York accommodation $500-$700/month and is a 25-30 minute walk from the State University of New York (SUNY).

    • Bus - 25-30 minutes

    • Taxi - 15-20 minutes

Benefits of Booking State University of New York (SUNY) Off-campus Student Housing Over On-campus Dorms 

  • Early bird offer (off-campus student rooms generally offer discounts or early booking offers.)

  • Unlike university dorms, there are more types of student rooms to choose from.

  • No offer, no visa, no problem! Easy cancellation process. T&C applied.

  • Avoid expensive last-minute off-campus student room bookings.

  • Stay with your friend or partner despite being enrolled in different universities in the city.

  • More privacy because on-campus accommodations usually have shared facilities and common areas.

  • Off-campus and private facilities generally have modern facilities such as gyms, cinemas, and game rooms.