SUNY Institute of Technology (SUNY)

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College Profile

With rising enrollment and an expanding campus, SUNYIT is an institution on the move.

A growing campus infrastructure growing and new academic offerings have contributed to record enrollment in recent years. A new, wide-ranging nanotechnology partnership has generated a lot of excitement and interest in SUNYIT. New programs in computer & electrical engineering and network & computer security were launched in 2010. The campus is in the middle of $100 million in improvements. A student center, field house and new athletic fields will be completed in 2011 while a third campus residence hall complex will be ready for occupancy by fall 2011. Planning for the Center for Advanced Technology/Computer Chip Commercialization Center is underway.

SUNYIT, the State University of New York Institute of Technology, is New York’s public institute of technology. More than 2,800 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degree programs in technology and professional studies on the SUNYIT campus, a high-tech learning environment on hundreds of acres near Utica, N.Y. SUNYIT students come from all over New York, many other states and more than 20 other nations.

Through internships and close cooperation with employers, SUNYIT has extraordinarily high placement rates. More than 20,000 alumni pursue successful careers in communication, computer science, management, nursing, and many other fields.

Apart from their excellent academic experience, SUNYIT students enjoy campus life in highly rated residence halls. The campus’s two residential complexes offer the privacy and convenience of apartments, with students sharing suites in townhouse-style buildings. Students themselves have rated their residential experience highly in the last two SUNY student opinion surveys. SUNYIT’s athletics and intramurals are complemented by entertainment, activities and community-building experiences that support and sustain a unique campus culture.

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