A global leader in technology innovation, research, and development
SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) represents a new and innovative paradigm for public and affordable higher education, offering a well-rounded approach to experiential learning for students interested in science, engineering, technology, business, health care, and other liberal arts fields. Our hands-on education is cognizant and respectful of the customary academic enterprise while also fostering the fast-evolving culture of discovery in today’s knowledge-driven global economy, providing students with an unmatched education targeted toward success in a fast-changing world.
One world-class institution, two unique campuses
SUNY Poly’s two main academic and research-focused campuses are located in Albany and Utica, New York, and are comprised of five colleges: the College of Arts & Sciences; the College of Business; the College of Engineering; the College of Health Sciences; and the College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering.
Study online on your own time
In addition to a wide variety of on-campus programs, SUNY Poly also offers an expanding catalog of online programs for students who are looking for an opportunity to complete their education on their own schedule.
Vibrant student life
SUNY Poly boasts a 13:1 student-faculty ratio, with an average class size of 18 students. Primarily based at the Utica campus, 955 residential students attend the Institution, which hosts more than 40 student clubs and organizations, NCAA Division III athletics, 12 intramural sports, and a rich residential life program on its beautiful, modern, and vibrant campus.
World-class education at an affordable price
SUNY Poly students enjoy a public-school tuition with the same 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.