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Polytechnic Institute of New York University

School Profile

  • Polytechnic Institute of New York UniversityPrivate Four-year University in Brooklyn, NY
  • Acceptance Rate: 55%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 1,541
First-year Undergraduate Students: 292
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 1,505
Graduate Students: 2,442

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Construction Management
  • Bachelor of Digital Communications/Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Molecular Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Science, Technology & Society
  • Bachelor of Sustainable urban environments
  • Certificate of Communications/Rhetoric

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $34,420
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $34,420

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • Required: SAT Reasoning Test
  • SAT Subject Tests: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213


Member: NCAA
Team name: Blue Jays


  • Ranked #138 National Universities
  • Ranked #76 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #80 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #66 Best Engineering Schools
  • Ranked #87 Chemical
  • Ranked #95 Civil
  • Ranked #54 Computer Engineering
  • Ranked #75 Electrical / Electronic / Communications
  • Ranked #101 Mechanical
  • Ranked #140 Chemistry
  • Ranked #72 Computer Science
  • Ranked #5 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #3 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

6 Metrotech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201-2999
(718) 260-3100
(800) 765-9832
Fax: (718) 260-3446
Contact: Joy Colelli
Dean of Admissions and New Students

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity more selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 64%
Early decision acceptance rate 50%
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 64%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 2,537
Female applicants 779
Male applicants 1,758
Applicants accepted 1,627
Female applicants accepted 514
Male applicants accepted 1,113
Freshman enrollment 306
Female freshman enrollment 53
Male freshman enrollment 253
Early decision applicants 32
Early decision applicants accepted 16
Early decision applicants enrolled 8
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 3%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 32%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 99%
Average high school GPA 3.5
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.3-3.9

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 91%
SAT Critical Reading average score 611
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 560-660
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 689
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 650-730
SAT Writing average score 595
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 550-650
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 9%
Average ACT Composite score 28
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 26-29
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 26-30
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 26-32

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