Graduate Admissions - Apply Now

Application Deadlines

Fall Admission: July 1* | Spring Admission: December 1

*PhD applicants for fall admission are encouraged to apply by Feb 1st for funding opportunities.

Family Nurse Practitioner (fall start only):
February 1 for round 1 review | April 1 for round 2 review
A second round of application review will only occur if there are remaining seats.

Steps for Applying for Graduate Study

Step 1: Select a Graduate Program

View list of Graduate Programs 

If you are unsure of program, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at: or 315-792-7347 to talk with a staff member about program options. (Note: Nanoscale Science and Nanoscale Engineering are offered on the Albany campus only-contact 518-956-7017 with questions.)

Step 2: Review the Admission Criteria and List of Required Materials for Your Program
Each Graduate program requires specific supplemental materials.
View these materials along with the admissions criteria by program

Step 3: Apply for Admission & Pay the Application Fee
Click here to apply:

SUNY Poly reserves the right to close admission at any time prior to the application deadline.

The $60 application fee is waived for:
U.S. Veterans | SUNY Poly alumni & current matriculated undergraduate students | CNSE alumni and transfers

Step 4: Assemble and Submit Your Supplemental Materials
Depending on the program that you're applying to, you will need to submit one or more of the following materials:

Optional for all program applicants: 

Submit all application materials for both Utica and Albany programs to:
SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Graduate Admissions Office, 100 Seymour Road, Utica, NY 13502, 

Note: All supplemental materials must be received by July 10 for fall admission and December 10 for spring admission
(FNP deadline for materials is February 22 for round 1 review and May 8 for round 2 review).

International applicants must also submit the following:

  • Proof of English Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic score report)
  • FSA-4 Financial Form
  • Bank Statements

Step 5: Track the Status of your Application
Upon receipt of your application and fee, Graduate Admissions will notify you via email of the required supplemental materials for the program you have applied to. Online status checks are NOT available at this time (Please DO NOT log back into your application for this reason). To check the status of your application at any time throughout the process, please call Graduate admissions at 315-792-7347, or email your inquiry to (international applicants), or (domestic applicants) and we will promptly follow-up. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials have been received by the deadline.


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Detailed information, brochures and forms can be mailed to you upon request.


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