Educational R&D

Tech Valley is truly a learning “Mecca” as evidenced by 21 colleges and universities with 65,000 students. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Siena College and Union College have been ranked among the nation’s most computer-savvy universities. The University at Albany and RPI are internationally renowned for their advanced technology research and development centers. In addition, Albany Medical College, Albany Law School, and Albany College of Pharmacy consistently lead the way in their fields and produce graduates highly sought after on the national level.