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Established by the SUNY Board of Trustees on June 14, 1966, the SUNY Polytechnic Institute is New York's public institute of technology. Originally a graduate and upper-division institution, the college offered classes in temporary locations and at extension sites for several years until the first buildings were constructed on the permanent campus in Marcy, N.Y., in the 1980s.
SUNY Polytechnic Institute students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in technology and professional studies on the SUNY Polytechnic Institute campus - a high-tech learning environment on hundreds of acres minutes from NYS Thruway Exit 31, Utica. Our students come from all over New York, many other states, and more than 20 other nations; a growing number of students also take SUNY Polytechnic Institute courses and, in some cases, entire degree programs online.
As part of a substantial expansion in campus infrastructure, a $13 million student center, a $20 million field house and a $23.5 million residence hall were completed in 2011. The next major construction project currently underway is a technology complex comprising the $27.5 million Center for Advanced Technology and Computer Chip Commercialization Center.
SUNY Polytechnic Institute's undergraduate degree majors/programs include: accounting, applied computing, applied mathematics, biology, business, civil engineering technology, communication & information design, community & behavioral health, computer engineering technology, computer & information science, computer information systems, electrical and computer engineering, electrical engineering technology, health information management, interdisciplinary studies, mechanical engineering technology, network and computer security, nursing, psychology, and sociology.
Graduate degree programs are: master of business administration in technology management; master of science degree programs in accountancy, advanced technology, computer & information science, information design and technology, and telecommunications; and master of science programs in nursing: adult nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, gerontological nurse practitioner, nursing administration, and nursing education. Accelerated BS/MS options are available in computer science, nursing, cid/idt, and ncs/telecommunications.
Apart from their excellent academic experience, SUNY Polytechnic Institute students enjoy campus life in highly rated residence halls. The campus has three residential complexes: Oriskany Residence Hall for freshmen (completed in 2011), and Mohawk and Adirondack Residence Halls. SUNY Polytechnic Institute's NCAA Division III athletics (men's and women's basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, and volleyball; men's baseball; and women's softball) and intramurals are complemented by entertainment, activities and community-building experiences that support and sustain a unique campus culture.
Through internships and close cooperation with employers, SUNY Polytechnic Institute has extraordinarily high placement rates. More than 22,000 alumni pursue successful careers in communication, computer science, management, nursing, and many other fields.
Prospective students and parents are encouraged to call toll-free, 1-866-278-6948, or use the online Schedule a Visit form to arrange a campus visit. Open house programs for prospective students and parents are held several times a year. For more information, visit www.sunyit.edu/open_house or www.sunyit.edu/admissions.