Universities in New York

SUNY Institute of Technology

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University Information

Location: Albany, New York
Founded: 1966
Undergraduate Students: 2 314
Campus Type: Suburban
Institution Type: Public polytechnic institution
Website: sunypoly.edu

About the University

The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute, commonly referred to as SUNY Polytechnic Institute or SUNY Poly, is a public research university with campuses in the town of Marcy in the Utica-Rome metropolitan area and Albany, New York. Founded in 1966 using classrooms at a primary school, SUNY Poly is New York's public polytechnic college.[7] The Marcy campus, formerly the SUNY Institute of Technology, has a Utica, New York mailing address and was established in 1987. The Albany campus was formerly a component of the University at Albany, established in January 2003.

SUNY Poly is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The university offers over 30 bachelor's degrees, 15 master's degrees, and three doctoral degrees within five different colleges. SUNY Poly students come from across the state of New York, throughout the United States, and more than twenty other nations. More than 25,000 alumni enjoy successful careers in a wide range of fields.

SUNY Poly’s colleges offer studies in everything from nanoscience to engineering. Business to natural sciences. Nursing to nanoengineering. Mathematics to communication. Social sciences to nanobioscience. Cybersecurity. Nanoeconomics. Humanities. Computer science–and more. These exciting, relevant courses and majors are targeted to enable students to achieve success in growing 21st century career fields.

SUNY Poly is organized into six colleges:

  • COLLEGE OF ARTS + SCIENCES
  • COLLEGE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
  • COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
  • COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
  • COLLEGE OF NANOSCALE SCIENCE
  • COLLEGE OF NANOSCALE ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

- Excerpt from SUNY Polytechnic Institute's website.

Minimum TOEFL/IELTS Score

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Health Insurance

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.

All full-time students are enrolled in the Go Blue insurance plan accredited through the school.  

Housing

Living on-campus:  On-campus housing is available on first-come first-served basis for undergraduate students.  If interested and for prices, please visit the website.

Average Student Budget

The average budget per month is: $400 - 500 

Financial Resources

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $8,000.00 per semester.