SUNY Polytechnic Institute

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,470

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,410

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.97%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

64.3%

2,508 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,697

70.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.9%

90 Graduates

About

SUNY Polytechnic Institute is a higher education institution located in Oneida County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at SUNY Polytechnic Institute were General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (65 degrees), and General Computer & Information Sciences (41 degrees).

In 2016, 727 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. 46.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 53.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (554 degrees), 12 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY Polytechnic Institute is $6,470, which is $-13,690 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY Polytechnic Institute is $6,470, which is $-13,690 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,410.

In 2016, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,470

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at SUNY Polytechnic Institute was $6,470. The cost of tuition at SUNY Polytechnic Institute is $-13,690 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$14,410

2016 Value

6.66%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 SUNY Polytechnic Institute had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,410. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of SUNY Polytechnic Institute grew by 6.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,292

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at SUNY Polytechnic Institute was of $12,292 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 0.343% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at SUNY Polytechnic Institute received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.45% with respect to 2015, when 69% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.97%

2015 Default Rate

24

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at SUNY Polytechnic Institute was 3.97%, which represents 24 out of the 604 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

SUNY Polytechnic Institute received 2,508 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.15% annual growth. Out of those 2,508 applicants, 1,613 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,697 students enrolled at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in 2016, and 87% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute has an overall enrollment yield of 19.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,613

Accepted Out of 2,508

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of SUNY Polytechnic Institute was 64.3% (1,613 admissions from 2,508 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 60.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 8.15%, while admissions grew by 15%.

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SAT Scores

87%

Submission Percentage

275

Scores Submitted

87% of enrolled first-time students at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

SUNY Polytechnic Institute has a total enrollment of 2,697 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY Polytechnic Institute is 1,894 students and the part-time enrollment is 803. This means that 70.2% of students enrolled at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.2% White, 6.53% Hispanic or Latino, 5.27% Black or African American, 5.01% Asian, 2.19% Two or More Races, 0.222% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0742% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (55%), followed by White Female (21.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (6.24%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (30.6%), followed by White Male (21.9%) and Asian Male (3.57%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,697 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY Polytechnic Institute is 1,894 and the part-time enrollment is 803. This means that 70.2% of students enrolled at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at SUNY Polytechnic Institute was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), SUNY Polytechnic Institute had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,027

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    176

  3. Black or African American

    142

The enrolled student population at SUNY Polytechnic Institute is 75.2% White, 6.53% Hispanic or Latino, 5.27% Black or African American, 5.01% Asian, 2.19% Two or More Races, 0.222% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0742% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5 students (0.185%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 53 fewer women than men received degrees from SUNY Polytechnic Institute. The majority of degree recipients at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are white (554 degrees awarded). There were 12 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (46 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at SUNY Polytechnic Institute is General Business Administration & Management (66 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (65 degrees) and General Computer & Information Sciences (41 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (187 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (87 degrees), and Communications (28 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are Accountants & auditors (1,122,827 people), Miscellaneous managers (981,788 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (553,146 people), Financial managers (464,184 people), and Chief executives & legislators (390,715 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (187 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (87 degrees), Communications (28 degrees), Psychology (36 degrees), and Business (154 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Personal financial advisors, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (187 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (87 degrees), Communications (28 degrees), Psychology (36 degrees), and Business (154 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are Computer Systems Design (983,606 people), Elementary & secondary schools (861,349 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (697,649 people), Banking & related activities (590,028 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (588,625 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (187 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (87 degrees), Communications (28 degrees), Psychology (36 degrees), and Business (154 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at SUNY Polytechnic Institute was General Business Administration & Management with 66 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 390

  2. 337

In 2016, 390 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, which is 1.16 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (337).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 74 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 4.93 times more than the 15 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 54 degrees were awarded to women at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Registered Nursing, which is 4.91 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

43%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 24% of students graduating from SUNY Polytechnic Institute completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at SUNY Polytechnic Institute is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    554 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    46 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SUNY Polytechnic Institute is white (554 degrees awarded). There were 12 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (46 degrees).

0.138% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    278 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    276 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at SUNY Polytechnic Institute is white female (278 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (276 degrees).

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Operations

SUNY Polytechnic Institute has an endowment valued at nearly $5.31M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-5.59M (-105%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, SUNY Polytechnic Institute had a total expenditure of $348M. Of that $348M, they spent $62.5M on salaries and $348M on benefits.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute employs 54 Associate professors, 33 Professors, and 29 Assistant professors. Most academics at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are Male Associate professors (36), Male Professors(27), and Male Assistant professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY Polytechnic Institute are: Service, with 47 employees, Management, with 44 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.31M

2015 Endowment

91.3%

growth from 2014

SUNY Polytechnic Institute has an endowment valued at about $5.31M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of SUNY Polytechnic Institute grew 91.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $14.7M - Federal

  2. $49.5M - State

  3. $104k - Local

As of 2015, SUNY Polytechnic Institute received $14.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $49.5M from state grants and contracts, and $104k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$62.5M

Salary Expenditure

$348M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, SUNY Polytechnic Institute had a total expenditure of $348M. Of that $348M, they spent $62.5M on salaries and $348M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$62.5M

2015 Salaries

208%

growth from 2014

In 2015, SUNY Polytechnic Institute paid a median of $62.5M in salaries, which represents 18% of their overall expenditure ($348M) and a 208% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.44% growth from 2013 and a 7.8% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.6M

Instructional Salaries

134

Number of Employees

In 2015, SUNY Polytechnic Institute paid a total of $12.6M to 134 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

54 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

47 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at SUNY Polytechnic Institute were Associate professor with 54 employees; Professor with 33 employees; and Professor with 29 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY Polytechnic Institute were Service with 47 employees; Management with 44 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at SUNY Polytechnic Institute was Male Associate professor with 36 employees, Male Professor with 27 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

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