6 Metrotech CenterBrooklyn, NY 11201-2999 718-260-3100
http://www.poly.edu/ uadmit@poly.edu
About Polytechnic Institute of NYU-Brooklyn
  • Year of Foundation 1854
  • Size of Campus 3 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,519
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 20%, 80%, 12.7%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $34,440
  • Room and Board $10,080
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 1,632
Polytechnic Institute of New York University (formerly Polytechnic University), an affiliated institute of New York University, is a comprehensive school of engineering, applied sciences, technology and research, and is rooted in a 158-year tradition of invention, innovation and entrepreneurship. The institution, founded in 1854, is the nation’s second-oldest private engineering school. In addition to its main campus in New York City at MetroTech Center in downtown Brooklyn, it also offers programs at sites throughout the region, around the globe and remotely through NYUe-Poly. To excel as a leading high-quality research institution engaged in education, discovery, and innovation with social, intellectual, and economic impact in the New York region, the nation, and the world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 1
  • Number of sororities 1
  • Number of 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 sci
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of frats 3
  • Setting Urban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of on-campus 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, Ind
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Jewish Student Union, Muslim Student Association, Polytechnic Intervarsity Christian Fellowship.
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Queens (9), Queens (15)
  • Distance to nearest train Manhattan (7)
  • Distance to nearest bus Manhattan (7)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 50%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 1
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 15%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 50%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 62,000
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 520
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 400
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 360
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 15,100
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 900
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities 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 l
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 145,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 6,040
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 160
  • Computer Courses Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year 91%
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, other
  • Student Employment Off campus job opportunities are excellent
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs BAE Systems Citigroup Consolidated Edicon Co. of NY ExxonMobil General Dynamics/Electric Boat Corportation IBM JP Morgan Chase Keyspan Energy Lockheed Martin Motorola Merrill Lynch NRC Nortel Networks Northrop Grumman Symbol Technology USB
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Fordham University)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Fordham University)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis