Graduate Students

Graduate Application Deadline

Fall Admission: July 1* | Spring Admission: December 1

Exceptions:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner (fall start only):
    February 1 Deadline
    We are no longer accepting new applications for the fall 2021 start. The fall 2022 application will open in June.
  • PhD Nanoscale Programs:
    Applicants for fall admission are encouraged to apply by February 1 for funding opportunities.

Steps for Applying for Graduate Study

Step 1: Select a Graduate Program

View list of Graduate Programs 

If you are unsure of program, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at: graduate@sunypoly.edu or 315-792-7347 to talk with a staff member about program options.

Step 2: Review the Admission Criteria and List of Required Materials for Your Program
Each graduate program requires specific supplemental materials.
View these materials along with the admissions criteria by program.

Step 3: Apply for Admission + Pay the Application Fee
Use the online application to apply (you will not upload items during this process; you will receive an email from graduate admissions with the links needed to complete your application within 24-48 hours after submission):

Candidates who have previously matriculated and/or completed a graduate or graduate certificate program at SUNY Poly will apply for graduate readmission / add a second degree.

Application Fee Waivers:

The $60 application fee is waived for military veterans, active-duty military, reserve and guard members, and their spouses and dependents; SUNY Poly alumni; and current matriculated students.

    Submit all application materials for both Utica and Albany programs to:
    SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Graduate Admissions Office, 100 Seymour Road, Utica, NY 13502, graduate@sunypoly.edu

      Note: All supplemental materials must be received within 10 days of the application deadline.

      Step 4: Track the Status of your Application
      Upon receipt of your application and fee, Graduate Admissions will notify you via email of the required supplemental materials for the program you have applied to. Online status checks are NOT available at this time (Please DO NOT log back into your application). To check the status of your application at any time throughout the process, please contact graduate admissions at graduate@sunypoly.edu and we will promptly follow-up.

      It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials have been received by the deadline.

      We reserve the right to close admission at any time prior to the application deadline.

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