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SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Utica, NY


  • Type
    4-year • Public
  • Campus Life
    Small • Suburban
  • Average Per Year After Aid
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SUNY Polytechnic Institute is a small, 4-year, public university. This coed college is located in a city in a suburban setting and is primarily a commuter campus. It offers bachelor's, certificate, master's, and doctoral degrees.

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SUNY Polytechnic Institute is New York's premier public polytechnic, globally recognized for its high-tech and collaborative learning environment. SUNY Poly offers majors in the areas of business, computer science, engineering, health sciences, and the arts and sciences. Located on a beautiful, modern campus in upstate New York, life at SUNY Poly is a balance of academics, activities, and community. We're proud to be a leader among the U.S. News & World Report's 2024 Regional Universities North category, earning recognition as the #9 Top Public University, #9 Best College for Veteran, #25 Best, and a Top 25 Performer on Social Mobility. In addition to a wide variety of on-campus programs, SUNY Poly also offers an expanding catalog of online program options for students who are looking for an opportunity to complete their education on their own schedule. Programs offered in an online, asynchronous format include Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Health Information Management, and Nursing. The institution boasts a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, with an average class size of 18. Of the 2,200 enrolled undergraduate students, over 800 residential students live at SUNY Poly, which hosts more than 30 student clubs and organizations, 13 NCAA Division III athletics, intramural sports, and a rich residential life program on its beautiful, modern, and vibrant campus. SUNY Poly students enjoy a public school tuition with benefits that many small, private institutions boast, including small class sizes, individualized learning experiences, and a tight-knit community. With access to expert faculty and researchers, innovative career preparation, and world-class facilities, SUNY Poly offers unique opportunities for all of its students. A commitment to cutting-edge academic and research programs makes SUNY Poly a unique, high-tech global leader in public higher education. SUNY Poly offers competitive merit-based scholarships to first-year and transfer students who demonstrate academic and extracurricular achievements. We're proud of our holistic scholarship review process! The SUNY Poly Foundation complements merit-based scholarship offerings with over 4 dozen board designated and donor-funded scholarships.

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