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Polytechnic Institute of New York University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

4,432 students

68% admitted

  • 3,277 full time
  • 1,155 part time
  • 2,477 men full time
  • 800 women full time
  • 3,117 applied
  • 2,124 admitted
  • 416 enrolled

1,616 Undergraduates

$40,060 tuition/year

  • 2,664 Graduates
  • 152 Non-Degree
  • $40,060 in state
  • $1,268 fees
  • $13,500 room & board
  • $1,500 books and supplies
  • (Based on stats from 2013/2014)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Anonymous
  • 0
  • This isn't NYU. Know before you jump. There are very few -if any sustainable- redeeming factors in this school.…

  • Nov-08-2012 Read More
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 0
  • Provides a fantastic education with well trained professors who encourage students' curiosity and yearning for knowledge. Pushes students to the edge with extreme amounts of work that require 24/7 studies…

  • Jun-12-2012 Read More
  • Tatiana from Fairburn, GA
  • 0
  • Poly, as most students here call it is a very prestigious, rigorous, and unique type of university. I would say that we are one of the best kept secrets, many…

  • Jul-25-2012 Read More
  • Matthew from New York, NY
  • 0
  • Don't expect this school to be a walk in the park. Don't sleep on the math classes. Professors are not going to hold your hand through class. …

  • Aug-30-2012 Read More
  • Arleska from Union City, NJ
  • 0
  • NYU Poly is intimate because all the teachers know you by name and are helpful if you ask for assistance. NYU Poly is also a very technology-based school which is…

  • Jan-18-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

To produce and support the leaders of tomorrow, we will provide excellence in research and education in engineering, computing, science and related fields for the New York region and the world.

Polytechnic Institute of New York University
  • Located in Brooklyn, NY
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 4,432 students enrolled
  • 68% admitted
  • $40,060 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • A Freshman's Impression
  • Nov-22-2011 I am a current student here

    The student population, as a majority, is pleasant but expect to see conceited or ego-inflated nerds. The tutoring services are great if the tutors understand what they're explaining, but majority of the tutors are there to earn money. They are still students and will not want to do anything excessive or requires too much effort. The writing center is highly beneficial though.

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  • 5
  • Sophomore-san
  • Sep-09-2011 I am a current student here

    Relatively small college compared to some, but the community is very helpful, and if you lose something, no one takes it, so you can pretty much expect to see that same item the very next day or so. That is, for the most, the faulty might take it and send an email about a lost item.

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  • 4
  • Kayla from Valley Stream, NY
  • Oct-12-2010 I am a past student here

    I've made a lot of friends and they have a lot activities, like Poly's Got Talent. I really liked the school but the commute was too much for me.

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  • 5
  • Allison from Houston, TX
  • Oct-12-2010 I am a current student here

    At first it's a little awkward, because Poly is transforming into a school of NYU. But right now, we're kind of the awkward step child, so some resource we share, and some we don't. For instance, we can join clubs at main campus, but we can't be officers in those clubs. It's the same for Main campus students too, they can join our clubs, and we can enroll in classes there after the first year

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