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. This 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 our 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.
Hands-on Engineering experience
The Center for Global Advanced Manufacturing (CGAM) on SUNY Poly’s Utica campus offers students the opportunity to engage in various manufacturing processes. CGAM is made up of a variety of dedicated labs that include cutting-edge technologies such as advanced 3D printing, robotics, machine tools, nanotechnology, and digital prototyping.
Unparalleled industry connections
SUNY Poly is at the forefront of nanotechnology research. Students at our Albany campus learn from world-class faculty and work side-by-side with industry-leading companies such as IBM, Tokyo Electron, and Applied Materials in our state-of-the-art Albany NanoTech Complex, which can lead to internship and career opportunities. Students on our Utica campus also have opportunities to work with and learn from our partners, including Cree and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
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.