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Located in Utica, New York, SUNY Polytechnic Institute is a public institution. The suburban atmosphere of Utica makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

44 Undergraduate Degrees
79 Graduate Degrees
$25,863 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
62% Acceptance Rate

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SUNY Polytechnic Institute Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SUNY Poly.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#136 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards SUNY Poly has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#25 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#84 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual

Where Is SUNY Polytechnic Institute?

Location of SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Contact details for SUNY Poly are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 Seymour Rd, Utica, NY 13502
Phone: 315-792-7100

How Do I Get Into SUNY Poly?

You can apply to SUNY Poly online at:

Admission Requirements for SUNY Poly

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into SUNY Poly?

62% Acceptance Rate
23% Of Accepted Are Women
93% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at SUNY Poly is 62%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for SUNY Polytechnic Institute  ( 470 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for SUNY Polytechnic Institute  ( 530 to 640 )
SUNY Poly received ACT scores from 19% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 29. Math scores were between 25 and 30. Composite scores were between 20 and 28.

ACT English Scores for SUNY Polytechnic Institute  ( 23 to 29 )
ACT Math Scores for SUNY Polytechnic Institute  ( 25 to 30 )
ACT Composite Scores for SUNY Polytechnic Institute  ( 20 to 28 )

Can I Afford SUNY Polytechnic Institute?

$25,863 Net Price
57% Take Out Loans
4.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of SUNY Poly is $25,863. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

1,903 Full-Time Undergraduates
29% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,216 undergraduate students at SUNY Poly, with 1,903 being full-time and 313 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  SUNY Poly

There are also 790 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,903 full-time undergraduates at SUNY Poly, 71% are male and 29% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  SUNY Poly

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of SUNY Polytechnic Institute students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of SUNY Poly Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 160
Black or African American 131
Hispanic or Latino 171
White 1,344
International Students 32
Other Races/Ethnicities 65

Geographic Diversity

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

593 Took All Classes Online
1,320 Took At Least One Class Online
0.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 5 master’s degree programs available online at SUNY Poly. In 2017-2018, 1,320 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at SUNY Poly has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 15th 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 #1,432 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
Nursing 4%

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
Nursing Education #55
Nursing #451

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 Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 4 64 68
Registered Nursing 44 0 0 44
Nursing Education 0 0 11 11
TOTAL 44 4 75 123


*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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