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First-Year Students: Let's Get Started!

You are considered a first-year student if you have never attended college after high school graduation.  If you have taken college courses BEFORE high school graduation – regardless of the number of credit hours – you are still considered a first-year student.

Apply to the Utica or Albany Campus:

  1. Apply online by submitting the SUNY Application. The fee is $50. The SUNY Application allows you to apply to multiple SUNY schools with one application.
    OR
    Apply online by submitting the Common Application. The fee is $50. The Common Application allows you to apply to over 500 participating schools with one application.  
     
  2. Submit the following documents for a completed application:
  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • SAT or ACT scores (College Board School Code: 0755, ACT Code: 2953)*
  • SUNY Supplemental Application (PDF) OR SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Supplement to the Common Application (which is contained within the Common Application)
  • Two to three letters of recommendation (or form allowing for individual comments) from a school-based counselor or teacher.
  • Note: Nanoscale Engineering and Nanoscale Science applicants in addition to the above items, you must submit a brief, personally written statement of purpose that addresses the reasons s/he wishes to enter the CNSE nanoscale science program or nanoscale engineering program. Please limit your response to 500 words or no more than 1.5 type-written pages. Submit essay via email as an attachment to admissions@sunypoly.edu.

*SUNY Poly will not require SAT or ACT scores for students applying for the spring 2021 and fall 2021 enrollment terms. Upon application submission, applicants will be asked if they would like their test scores to be considered for admission.

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Transfer Students: Apply Now

You are considered a transfer student at SUNY Poly if you completed any college credit after high school graduation. If you earned college credit before high school graduation - regardless of the number of credit hours - you are considered a freshman/first-year student.
 
Apply to the Utica or Albany Campus:

  1. Apply online by submitting the SUNY Application. The fee is $50*. The SUNY Application allows you to apply to multiple SUNY schools with one application

    *The $50 application fee is waived for students graduating with an associate degree from a SUNY or CUNY college.
     
  2. Submit the following documents for a completed application:
  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Official high school transcript(s)*

The following additional items may be requested by an Admissions Advisor:

*All transfer students, per New York State mandate, must submit a high school transcript to the Admissions Office as part of the review process.  However, this transcript will only be used as an evaluative tool in the review process if you have completed 30 or fewer college credit hours at the time of application; otherwise, decisions are made solely on the basis of your college record.

Transcripts and other application material should be mailed to:

   Office of Undergraduate Admission
   SUNY Polytechnic Institute
   100 Seymour Road
   Utica, NY 13502

Questions? Call 315-792-7500 or email admissions@sunypoly.edu

*SUNY Poly will not require SAT or ACT scores for students applying for the spring 2021 and fall 2021 enrollment terms. Upon application submission, applicants will be asked if they would like their test scores to be considered for admission.

Graduate Applicants (MBA, M.S. or Ph.D. programs): Apply Now

Apply to the Utica or Albany Campus:

Apply online by submitting SUNY Polytechnic Institute's Graduate Application. The application fee $60.

Questions? Call the Graduate Admissions Office 315-792-7347 or e-mail graduate@sunypoly.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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