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Welcome to SUNY Poly!

A member of the State University of New York, the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, SUNY Poly is proud to pioneer a unique educational and research environment at its Utica, New York campus, where these efforts, coupled with impactful economic development initiatives, make this institution a powerful catalyst for creative, experiential learning, enabling our alumni to thrive in the 21st century economy.

SUNY Poly is charting a path to become New York State’s and the nation’s premier public polytechnic. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees – via its four colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Health Sciences – in engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and the engineering technologies; professional studies, including business, communication, and nursing; and arts and sciences, including biology, game design, mathematics, and social sciences.

Adding to the college experience at SUNY Poly, we offer a vibrant, active student life, featuring athletics, cultural programs, events, and more, within a growing workforce-focused ecosystem that offers students unmatched hands-on experience.

Notably, SUNY Poly continued to receive impressive numbers in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best College Rankings. This includes being in the Top 10 of New York State publics ranked in the “Top Public Schools Regional Universities- North” category. SUNY Poly is also positioned in the top 15 percent of the 167 schools ranked in the “Regional Universities-North” category. Also, for the eighth consecutive year, SUNY Poly earned a Top 10 “Best Colleges for Veterans Regional Universities-North” ranking.

As a testament to the exciting student experience SUNY Poly provides, we are building academic pipelines through our robust academic and industry partnerships. Moreover, SUNY Poly remains a leader in cutting-edge research and innovation, as our faculty and student researchers continue to advance knowledge and technologies in several disciplines.

SUNY Poly’s expert faculty, outstanding staff, and top-tier students drive SUNY Poly’s excellence in academics, research, and economic engagement. Because of their steadfast efforts, our institution has so much to offer; we are proud to support educational opportunities that perfectly dovetail with New York State’s innovation economy and today’s in-demand careers, allowing our alumni to excel as they tackle some of the many complex challenges our society faces. On behalf of SUNY Poly, we are thrilled to be at the forefront of this critical effort.


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