Polytechnic Institute of New York University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


Polytechnic University is a school like no other. From our founding days, we've taken a different approach to technological education ¢¥†¥” we believe that the best way to learn is by doing. Our students get a firm grounding in science and technology, then learn to apply their knowledge by tackling real problems. Working in teams, at sites around the globe, they develop solutions that truly make a difference. These are the concepts behind Polythinking, and it's what sets us apart from other colleges and universities.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 3983
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Faculty: 133

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 30:1
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Contact Information

Wunsch Building
Brooklyn New York 11201

Website: http://www.poly.edu

Main Email: admitme@poly.edu

Main Phone: 718-637-5955

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Admissions Contact:
Beverly Johnson
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Admissions

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International Admissions Contact:
Michael Gendel
Director , International Student & Scholars Office

Athletics Contact:
Maureen Braziel

Applying to Transfer

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Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Courses eligible for transfer must be taken at an accredited college within the last eight years and you must have earned a minimum grade of 'C' or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
To earn a Bachelor of Science degree from NYU-Poly, students must take a minimum of 64 credits of junior and senior level courses in the student's major field while in residence at Polytechnic in order to fulfill residency requirements.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores are required if applying with less than two years of completed college work.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Two letters of recommendation from professors at the college/university most recently attended are required.

Essay(s) required:
An essay, approximately 250-300 words, is required.

Application Fee:
There is an application fee of $65.00 (or $80.00 for International Transfer students).

Other Requirements:
If accepted, students are required to submit their college catalog describing courses under consideration for transfer credit.

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Eligibility for academic scholarships are determined at the time you enter the university based upon your academic credentials. In order to receive institutional grants, federal grants, state grants or student loans complete the FAFSA.

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