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STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE - [SUNY POLY], ALBANY, NEW YORK

Albany, New YorkLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1996Established Year
  2642Enrollment

State University of New York Polytechnic Institute: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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  • The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute is a globally recognized public institute.
  • It was founded in 1966 as SUNY Poly’s Utica. In the year 2014, the institute merged with the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany.
  • It has a suburban setting and utilizes a semester-based calendar.
  • It has a total undergraduate enrolment of 2,260 with a gender distribution of 65 percent male students and 35 percent female students.
  • This institute focuses on a sustainable future and has taken steps to consume net-zero energy.
  • It focuses on research as one of its major priorities and has multiple research going on simultaneously giving students a good hands-on experience.

Rankings by US News, 2020

  • Ranked 2nd in Best Value Schools
  • Ranked 2nd in Top Public Schools
  • Ranked 12th in Regional Universities North
  • Ranked 52nd in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked 6th in Best Colleges for Veterans

Highlights

College TypePublic
Campus SettingUrban
Endowment3.9 million USD
Student Retention Rate79%
Work-study programyes
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part-time; online
Campus Housing Capacity44%
Annual cost of Attendance33,488 USD
Admission Helpdeskadmissions@sunypoly.edu;
315 792-7500

Campus

  • The SUNY Polytechnic Institute has two campuses: Albany Campus and Utica Campus.
  • The Utica Campus has Canyon Library that aims to provide quality resources and user-center services for the students. They have books, as well as an online database for various specializations.
  • They have a total of nine state-of-art laboratories that focus on different aspects such as stem-cell technology, cell-device integration, molecular biology, etc.
  • The University also provides them with metrology labs for interested students that are not easily available in other institutions.
  • They also provide for gym rooms with lockers, indoor running track, a racquetball court, and much more. The training room for the Fieldhouse is well-equipped with amenities including the hydrotherapy area.

Residence

  • Utica Residential Hall: There are 4 residence halls available for the students.
  • Parking is available for students who wish to have a car on campus. Different residence halls have different parking spots.
  • Each residence hall has a laundry facility, cost of which is included in your room rate. It can be accessed 24 hours in a day with your SUNY Poly Card.

Housing Rates for a semester

Living with Parents$1,150
US residents living on-campus$7,013
International Students living on-campus$7,013

Programs

  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute provides for 30 undergraduate programs, 4 accelerated programs, 30 Graduate programs, out of which some are even available online.
  • An option for a research assistant is available to the students where they can learn and assist a faculty member with a research project. Full-time graduate students are automatically considered.
  • Some popular majors in the university are Business, Information Science, Nursing, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Civil Engineering Technician, Accounting, Electrical Engineering Technician, Medical Records Administration, Computer and Information Systems Security and Psychology.
  • The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 with an average class size of 18.

Application Process

  • Application portal: SUNY Application
  • Application Fee: Non-refundable $50
  • Application deadlines:
    • Early Action - November 15
    • Regular/Traditional - February 15 (priority); June 1 (final); July 1 (Albany Campus)
  • Student class profile:
    • High School Grade: 85% and above (Utica Campus); 87.5% and above (Albany Campus)
    • TOEFL: 79 and above (Utica Campus); 100 and above (Albany Campus
    • IELTS: 6.0 and above (Utica Campus); 7.5 and above (Albany Campus)
    • PTE: 53 and above
    • iTEP: 4.4 and above
    • SAT: 1100 (Utica Campus); 1160-1290 (Albany Campus)
    • ACT: 24 (Utica Campus); 24-27 (Albany Campus)
  • Supporting docs:
    • Official High School Transcripts
    • SAT or ACT scores
    • Supplemental Application
    • English Proficiency Test Scores
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • Passport and Visa Details
  • Student Graduation Rate: 57%
  • Retention Rate: 78%
  • Acceptance rate: 65%

Cost of Attendance

Estimated Cost of Attendance per semester.

Tuition$3,535 - $9,144
Fees$622 - $746
Books and Supplies$450 - $700

Other expenses

Transportation$500 - $750
Personal$500

Financial Aid for international students

The University offers student loans and various scholarships for international students to study in the US. Online application and submission of transcripts are required to avail of the scholarships and loans. The college offers two types of scholarships: Board Designated Scholarships and General Scholarships.

Board Designated Scholarships

  • Lee Einsidler Scholarship: This scholarship is an annual award that covers only tuition fees for full-time students that are enrolled in the field of business to first-year or transfer students.
  • Faxton Hospital Alumni Association Scholarship: The Scholarship is in dedication to the Faxton Hospital Alumni. The applicant shall be enrolled full-time, entering junior or senior student, or a graduate student pursuing a degree in Nursing. The student must also maintain a Grade Point Average as required by the University.
  • Allen Madle Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship was established by the SUNY Poly Association. The applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student and show academic excellence, and show a need for financial assistance. The student must also pursue a bachelor’s or a master’s degree. Applicants need to submit an essay to be considered.
  • The Yang Family Nanotechnology Exploration for Undergraduate Scholarship (NEXUS): This fund shall provide scholarship support for students pursuing undergraduate education at SUNY Poly. Preference for NEXUS will be given to students who demonstrate strong academic excellence, exceptional promise in the fields of science and engineering, and financial need.

General Scholarships

  • Mohawk Valley Institute for Learning in Retirement (MVILR) Scholarship: This scholarship is given to students who show academic excellence.
  • Academic Merit Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Julia O. Wells Foundation: The students applying to this scholarship must be enrolled in Nursing, half of which must go to Albany Memorial Hospital School of Nursing graduates.

Alumni

  • Benefits of alumni
    • AmazonSmile: Whenever you shop at Amazon, AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of your purchase price to the SUNY Polytechnic Institute Foundation in support of student scholarships.
    • SUNY Poly Alumni Social Media Pages: Alumni Association members are encouraged to follow the SUNY Poly Alumni Association on social media to connect with former classmates or stay informed on upcoming events.
    • SUNY Poly Fitness Center Membership: Alumni Association members, as well as their families, can purchase a membership for the Fitness Center at the Wildcat Field House.
    • SUNY Poly Bookstore: Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount on all purchases at the SUNY Poly Bookstore.
    • Bridge Magazine: The Bridge is the official publication of the Alumni Association
    • Dell Computers: Alumni get 30% off list prices for select desktop and notebook configurations. Additional 30% off electronics and accessories. Monthly coupons are also available for alumni.
    • SUNY Perks: Alumni that join SUNY Perks enjoy discounts up to 75% off brand names and products from brands like Best Buy, Sears, Home Depot, Apple, Sony, and many more.

Career Services

Many companies come to the college to interview and hire a student from SUNY Poly such as IBM, American Express Financial Advisors, Bank of New York, Blue-cross and Blue Shield, Fleet Boston Financial Group, ITT, NYS Department of Taxation and Finance, NYS Department of Labor, Social Security Administration, The Hartford Insurance, Travelers Insurance, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, etc.

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State University of New York Polytechnic Institute Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population3060
FAFSA Code011678
Application Cost$50
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$16,650 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score114510001290 93%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560470650-
Mathematics585530640-
ACTCheck Detailed Score242028 19%
English262329-
Mathematics282530-

State University of New York Polytechnic Institute Acceptance Rate

62.5%

Acceptance Rate

2982

Total Applicants

3060

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

59.2%

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40.8%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program62.5%
Total Applicants3532
Total Enrolled2206
Graduate
Graduate Programs62.5%
Total Applicants1367
Total Enrolled854

State University of New York Polytechnic Institute Enrollment

Enrollment
State University of New York Polytechnic Institute Enrollment3060
Undergraduate Enrollment2206
Graduate Enrollment854
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate46.1%

Attendance Cost

$16,650

Attendance Cost

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Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$16,650 / Year
Post Graduate Program$16,992 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,400 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$12,440 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,000 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$13,620 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$2,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,500 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$2,500 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsNew York State Board of Regents

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
389918532046126
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257 Fuller Rd, Albany, NY 12203
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Bus Station

SUNY Poly CNSE0.06 Km
SUNY Polytechnic Institute - Fuller Rd0.14 Km
Fuller Rd & Loughlin St0.33 Km
Fuller Rd & Loughlin St0.35 Km
SUNY Collins Circle0.45 Km
Fuller Rd & Mercer St0.72 Km
Fuller Rd & Executive Park Dr0.85 Km
UAlbany Campus Center0.96 Km
2 Executive Park Dr405.17 Km
Fuller Rd & Mercer St405.38 Km
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Book Store

University at Albany Bookstore0.85 Km
Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza0.88 Km
FYE1.41 Km
Ollie's Bargain Outlet1.45 Km
Zombie Planet2.01 Km
Barnes & Noble2.66 Km
Flights Of Fantasy Book & Games3.16 Km
The College of Saint Rose Campus Store4.8 Km
Earthworld4.91 Km
The Bookmiester4.91 Km
Emily Trombley Book store5.7 Km
Albany College of Pharmacy Bookstore6.2 Km
Dove & Hudson6.99 Km
Urban Aftermath Books7.16 Km
I Love Books7.61 Km
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Shopping Mall

Stuyvesant Plaza0.9 Km
Commons1.31 Km
Crossgates Mall1.51 Km
Colonie Center2.48 Km
Proactiv Kiosk2.61 Km
Cosimo's Plaza2.78 Km
Westmere Shopping Center2.94 Km
Windsor Plaza3.47 Km
Wolf Road Shoppers Park4.01 Km
Village Square4.36 Km
Kohl's Plaza4.58 Km
Kimberly Square4.98 Km
Hamilton Square4.99 Km
Sunglass Hut at Macy's7.1 Km
Delaware Shopping Center-Delmar7.14 Km
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Restaurant

White Management Corporation0.98 Km
Cold Stone Creamery0.99 Km
Ruby Tuesday1.5 Km
Delmonico's Italian Steakhouse2.75 Km
Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant2.77 Km
Sushi Tei2.78 Km
Barnsider3.32 Km
Grappa '723.61 Km
Subway4.19 Km
Honest Weight4.26 Km
Red Lobster4.32 Km
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant4.37 Km
Wendy's4.51 Km
O'Toole's Restaurant Pub4.64 Km
Simpson's5.04 Km
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Hospital

Northeast Health1.19 Km
Pharaldson Hospitality Development1.47 Km
Bang Christopher DO4.47 Km
St. Peter's Health Partners4.47 Km
C D Pediatric Cardiology Associates4.49 Km
St. Peter's Hospital Foundation4.49 Km
St. Peter's Maternal Fetal Medicine5.11 Km
Capital District Psychiatric Center5.83 Km
Albany Med6.08 Km
Albany Med Pulmonary6.18 Km
Albany Medical Center Eye Clinic6.2 Km
Albany Stratton VA Medical Center6.51 Km
Albany Med South Clinical Campus6.52 Km
Va Healthcare Network Upstate6.6 Km
Prime Care Physicians7.08 Km
Albany Memorial Hospital7.1 Km
Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Center7.57 Km
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Airport

A2 Global Shipping3.06 Km
ALB4.91 Km
Albany Med Center Heliport6.17 Km
Albany International Airport6.85 Km
Albany International Airport Control Tower7.44 Km
Express Transportation NY Taxi Cab Branch7.5 Km
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