Polytechnic University

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Polytechnic University


$29,789 / year

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Application deadline


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Educational Resources


The Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology, a state-of-the-art facility, serves as Polytechnic University’s information hub, where wireless networks allow users with laptop computers to access the library’s electronic services both from within the library and from other campus locations. Its resources are available through the main Polytechnic University Web site (www.poly.edu) or directly through the library’s site (http://www.poly.edu/library). In-house library services are augmented by participation in regional and national cooperatives. The University library is an active member of the Academic Libraries of Brooklyn (seven participating libraries) the New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency (currently 270 member institutions representing 1,200 libraries) and the Long Island Library Resource Council (over 200 participating libraries). The library is also a member of the Online Computer Library Center, which maintains an international database with over 4,000 participating libraries.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 145,000 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 6,040 current serial subscriptions.
  • 62,000 microforms.
  • 400 Audio/Visual items.
  • 15,100 e-books.



  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,330 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 160 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 520 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 360 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 900 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 5,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service


reading, math, writing, study skills


career, personal, academic, psychological


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, other

Campus Safety

24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 15% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 50% of housing units are Triples.
  • 50% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 1 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 13% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: drama/theater, literary magazine, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 50 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Chi Epsilon, civil engineering; Eta Kappa Nu, electrical engineering, Omega Chi Epsilon, chemical engineering; Pi Mu Epsilon, mathematics; Pi Tau Sigma, mechanical engineering; Sigma Xi, research; Tau Beta Pi, engineering; Upsilon Pi Epsilon, computing sciences.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Jewish Student Union, Muslim Student Association, Polytechnic Intervarsity Christian Fellowship.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Association, Association of latin American Students, Chinese Student Society, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Demokritos (Greek Club), Haitian Student Association, Hong Kong Student Association, Indian Pakistani Organization, Korean Student Association, Malaysian Student Association, Polytechnic Italian Cultural Club, Russian Student Club, South Asian Student Association, Taiwanese Culture Club, Vietnamese Student Association.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Biomedical Engineering Society, Chess Club, Construction Management Association, Financial Engineering Association, Polytechnic Anime Society, Polytechnic Electronics and Robotics Club, Polytechnic Gamers Association, Programming Advisory Board, Resident Hall Association, Society of Human Resource Management, Weightlifting Club.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Reporter


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Queens (9), Queens (15)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Manhattan (7)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Manhattan (7)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 0% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 1 fraternity houses
  • 3% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 1 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 4% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Fordham University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Fordham University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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