News Release: SUNY Poly Ranked #15 in Nation for Best Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering

News Release: SUNY Poly Ranked #15 in Nation for Best Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering

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For Release:           Immediate – March 22, 2021
Contact:                   Steve Ference, Director of University Communications
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SUNY Poly’s Program Noted by for Education Quality,
Faculty Expertise, and Affordability

UTICA, NY – Demonstrating its dedication to providing an affordable, quality education, SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) has been ranked 15th nationwide in’s 2021 “Best Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering Degree Programs.” The ranking sets SUNY Poly ahead of other institutions such as the University of Maine (16th), California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (18th), and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (21st).

According to, more than 40 million visitors per month use their resources to research potential schools, degrees, and careers, where users and potential students can learn about SUNY Polytechnic Institute's excellent offerings. To compile this list, considered hundreds of universities across the country and selected SUNY Polytechnic Institute based on academic and career resources, the quality of education, faculty, and more.  

The latest rankings come after SUNY Poly recently received a number of high rankings, including by U.S. News & World Report, which named the institution 12th in its “Best Regional Universities-North” ranking. Additionally, SUNY Poly earned 2nd for the “Top Public Schools” Regional Universities-North ranking and was once again ranked in the top five for “Best Value Colleges” for Regional Universities-North. In the same regional category, SUNY Poly jumped 45 places to rank 10th in “Social Mobility,” which recognizes colleges that advance this critical effort by successfully enrolling and graduating economically disadvantaged students. SUNY Poly also ranked 5th in “Best Colleges for Veterans,” while SUNY Poly’s Online MBA Degree Program was also listed by U.S. News & World Report.

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About SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)
SUNY Poly is New York’s globally recognized, high-tech educational ecosystem. SUNY Poly offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience and nanoengineering, as well as cutting-edge nanobioscience programs at its Albany campus, and undergraduate and graduate degrees in technology, including engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and the engineering technologies; professional studies, including business, communication, and nursing; and arts and sciences, including natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences at its Utica campus; thriving athletic, recreational, and cultural programs, events, and activities complement the campus experience. As the world’s most advanced, university-driven research enterprise, SUNY Poly boasts billions of dollars in high-tech investments and hundreds of corporate partners since its inception. For information visit