SUNY Polytechnic Institute Overview
Located in Utica, New York, SUNY Polytechnic Institute is a public institution. Utica is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is SUNY Polytechnic Institute Known For?
- The 4% student loan default rate at SUNY Poly is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- The highest award offered at SUNY Poly is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 50% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from SUNY Poly with a bachelor's degree make about $51,000 a year. That's 25% more than those who graduate from other schools.
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SUNY Poly.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards SUNY Poly has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Value Colleges for Other Social Sciences||College Factual|
|#3||Best Value Colleges for Engineering Technologies||College Factual|
|#5||Best Colleges for Mechanical Engineering Technology||College Factual|
|#8||Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
|#10||Best Colleges for Engineering Technologies||College Factual|
|#88||Best Business Master’s Degree Schools||Business Degree Central|
Where Is SUNY Polytechnic Institute?
Contact details for SUNY Poly are given below.
|Address:||100 Seymour Rd, Utica, NY 13502|
How Do I Get Into SUNY Poly?
You can apply to SUNY Poly online at: www.suny.edu/applysuny/
Admission Requirements for SUNY Poly
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into SUNY Poly?
Approximately 77% of accepted students are men and 23% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 63%, and the acceptance rate for women is 61%.
Average Test Scores
About 93% of students accepted to SUNY Poly submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 650. Math scores were between 530 and 640.
Can I Afford SUNY Polytechnic Institute?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At SUNY Poly, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $6,399 a year. That adds up to $25,596 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SUNY Poly is 4.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 790 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,903 full-time undergraduates at SUNY Poly, 71% are male and 29% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of SUNY Polytechnic Institute students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||131|
|Hispanic or Latino||171|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. At this time, 7 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at SUNY Polytechnic Institute
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SUNY Poly has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 56th most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of SUNY Poly
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at SUNY Polytechnic Institute was 0.5%. This is the #1,995 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SUNY Poly regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of SUNY Poly majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||15%|
|Other Business, Management & Marketing||28%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SUNY Poly ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SUNY Poly.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#320|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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