Fall Admission: August 1* | Spring Admission: December 1
*PhD applicants for fall admission are encouraged to apply by Feb 1st for funding opportunities.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials have been received by the deadline.
SUNY Polytechnic Institute reserves the right to close admission at any time prior to the application deadlines.
Family Nurse Practitioner (fall start only):
February 1 for round 1 review | April 1 for round 2 review
As of June 2020 our FNP program is full. We will no longer review applications for the 2020 start. Please note, the fall 2021 application is currently open .
Steps for Applying for Graduate Study
Step 1: Select a Graduate Program
If you are unsure of program, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at: email@example.com or 315-792-7347 to talk with a staff member about program options. (Note: Nanoscale Science and Nanoscale Engineering are offered on the Albany campus only-contact 518-956-7017 with questions.)
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
Click here to apply:
SUNY Poly reserves the right to close admission at any time prior to the application deadline.
The $60 application fee is waived for:
U.S. Veterans | SUNY Poly alumni & current matriculated undergraduate students | CNSE alumni and transfers
Step 4: Assemble and Submit Your Supplemental Materials
Depending on the program that you're applying to, you will need to submit one or more of the following materials:
- Official college transcripts (all programs)
- Resume (all programs - except Nursing)
- Reference Report Forms (all programs)
- Share this link if you would like your recommenders to be able to submit an electronic reference for you
- GMAT score report (MBA & MS Accountancy)
- GRE score report (Computer Science, Nanoscale Science/Engineering, Network & Computer Security)
- Sample of academic or professional work (IDT)
- Education Objective Statement (IDT)
- Professional Experiences Form (Nursing)
- Writing Sample (Nursing)
- Statement of Purpose (Nanoscale Science/Engineering and Nanobioscience)
Optional for all program applicants:
Submit all application materials for both Utica and Albany programs to:
SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Graduate Admissions Office, 100 Seymour Road, Utica, NY 13502, firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: All supplemental materials must be received within 10 days of the application deadline.
(FNP deadline for materials is February 10 for round 1 review and April 5 for round 2 review).
International applicants must also submit the following:
- Proof of English Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic score report)
- FSA-4 Financial Form
- Bank Statements
Step 5: 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 for this reason). To check the status of your application at any time throughout the process, please call Graduate admissions at 315-792-7347, or email your inquiry to email@example.com (international applicants), or firstname.lastname@example.org (domestic applicants) 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.