College Profile

The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute is a globally recognized leader in higher education and technology innovation, research and development.  The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the emerging disciplines of nanoscale science and nanoscale engineering, as well as cutting-edge nanobioscience and nanoeconomics programs at our Albany campus.  Degrees in computer information science, network & computer security, engineering & technology, business, nursing, and the arts and sciences are available at our Utica campus.

We provide endless possibilities, in offering 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.

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Programs We Offer


  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication & Information Design
  • Computer Engineering Technology
  • Computer & Information Science
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Interactive Media and Game Design
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Network & Computer Security
  • Psychology


  • Computer & Information Science
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Network & Computer Security
  • Systems Engineering


2737 Total Enrollment
2082 Undergraduate Enrollment
718 Graduate Enrollment
Undergraduate 29, Graduate 207 International Student Enrollment
71% Male
29% Female
1:21 Faculty-Student Ratio
150 Faculty: Full-Time
19 Countries Represented
Top 5 
India, China, South Korea, Bangladesh, Morocco

English as a Second Language Program and Services

We offer conditional admissions where students will register for one or two English language and academic courses at the same time.

For more information contact:
Tze-Teck Sim,

International Student Housing Options

The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute Utica campus, offers three types of student housing options across both campuses. Oriskany Residence Hall is home to more than 250 full-time, first-year students. Its suite-style living experience features spacious two-story living areas joined by spiral staircases. Students enjoy the comfort and convenience of study areas, a common kitchen and laundry rooms. Oriskany’s unique design gives students a fun and rewarding living-learning experience.  Adirondack and Mohawk both offer common living areas within each suite. Mohawk has single rooms, while Adirondack has both single and double bedrooms.

In Albany campus, CrestHill Suites provides a comfortable living experience for all residents. Students live in a variety of hotel suites, each with their own kitchen and furniture, with laundry services provided.

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Tze-Teck Sim,

First Year, Transfer, and Graduate Students

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Financial Aid

Financial aid is not available to international students.  However, we offer merit scholarships of $8000 – $32,000 for undergraduate and graduate assistantships of $12,000 for graduate students.

Student Activities and Campus Life

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Central New York

SUNY Polytechnic Institute


Willjavian Dawson
International Admissions Counselor

Visa Information

SUNY Polytechnic offers accepted International students and exchange visitors a form I-20 to apply for an F-1 student visa, or a form DS-2019 to apply for a J-1 Exchange Visitor visa, as appropriate.

Cost of Attendance & Financial Assistance

Tuition: $8160.00
Fees: $664.00
Room & Meals: $6220.00 (Double Sharing)
International Insurance: $1476.00 (365 days)
Books: $600.00
Estimated Total Per Semester: $17,120.00
Estimated Total Per Year: $32,764.00

Tuition: $8325.00
Fees: $496.80
Room & Board: $3150.00 (off campus)
International Insurance:   $1476.00 (365 days)
Books: $600.00
Estimated Total Per Semester: $14,047.80
Estimated Total Per Year: $26,619.60

Major Areas of Study

Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering Technologies
Health and Medical Administrative Services
Health and Medicine
Languages, Intensive English as Second Language
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies
Math and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Science, Math, and Technology
Social Sciences


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