SUNY Polytechnic Institute named a 2023 “Hidden Gem” by College Raptor

SUNY Polytechnic Institute named a 2023 “Hidden Gem” by College Raptor

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College Raptor News Release

SUNY Polytechnic Institute has been selected as a 2023 Hidden Gem in a recent announcement by College Raptor, a college planning platform that helps families discover college matches driven by AI algorithms to find the best colleges at the best price. 

SUNY Poly, with campuses in Albany and Utica, NY, was selected for:

Hidden Gems for STEM (#20 in the nation)
Best Hidden Gems for Middle-Class Affordability (#3 in the nation)

This selection recognizes SUNY Poly as one of the best colleges in the country, based on a combination of factors, including retention rates, graduation rates, student-to-faculty ratio, endowment per student, selectivity, and other key metrics as reported via the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) for the most recently available enrollment year.

“At College Raptor we recognize the challenges many students and families face when creating their college application lists,” said William Staib, co-founder and CEO, College Raptor. “With our 2023 Hidden Gem Colleges, we chose to highlight great schools like SUNY Poly that are worth exploring for their academic, financial, and social fit.”

College Raptor’s full methodology is outlined here.

About College Raptor, Inc.

College Raptor® is the most evolved, accurate, and comprehensive college search site with tools to empower students, parents, counselors, and colleges with college planning. College Raptor is the only college search platform that enables students and families to discover quality, affordable college options based on personalized estimates of financial aid, scholarships, academic match, and acceptance odds at every 4-year college in the country. More than 25 million students and families have used College Raptor to find cost-effective, academically appropriate college options that prepare them for future careers. For more information, visit