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State University of New York Polytechnic Institute

Utica, NY 4-Year Public

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Student Life

SUNY Polytechnic Institute is on a 850-acre campus in a suburban setting in Utica, New York. SUNY Polytechnic Institute has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – theater groups, , a radio station and more.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute does not have fraternities or sororities.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute has a thriving SAE Baja. In fact, more students participate in SAE Baja than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at SUNY Polytechnic Institute include Magic the Gathering, Music Club, Poly Pride and Black Latino Asian Student Union.

The SUNY Polytechnic Institute community comes together each year for Wildcat Weekend (homecoming, alumni, parent weekend), Apocalypse Week and Carnival Day.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Housing

SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. There are 1,076 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,247 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 671 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Athletics

At SUNY Polytechnic Institute there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at SUNY Polytechnic Institute:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Volleyball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is SUNY Polytechnic Institute Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

State University of New York Polytechnic Institute is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The SUNY Polytechnic Institute campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, SUNY Polytechnic Institute has closed-circuit TV monitors, 24-hour police department.

Plan a Visit to SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to SUNY Polytechnic Institute, take New York State Thruway to Utica, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hancock International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore SUNY Polytechnic Institute's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Students

30%

Women

70%

Men

85%

Full Time

15%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

70%

9%

8%

7%

3%

1%

1%

0.29%

0.19%

Undergraduate Students

2,247

Graduate Students

814

Non-Resident / International Students

16

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,061

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

73%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,561

Out-of-State

$18,471

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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