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Graduate Application

Application Deadlines

For most programs, application deadlines are:  July 15 for fall semester admission & December 1 for spring semester admission


Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Accepting applications at this time for the fall 2016 semester only. No new students will be admitted in the spring semester.
  • The deadline is February 22.

Telecommunications and Network & Computer Security

  • Accepting applications at this time for the fall 2015 semester only. No new students will be admitted in the spring semester.
  • Deadlines are July 1 for international applicants, and July 15 for domestic applicants.
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 your program options. (Note: Nanoscale Science and Nanoscale Engineering are offered on the Albany campus only.)

Step 2: Review the Admission Criteria and List of Required Materials For Your Progam

Each graduate program requires specific supplemental materials.
View this information along with the admissions criteria by program.

Step 3: Apply for Admission & Pay the Application Fee

SUNY Poly reserves the right to close admission at any time prior to the application deadline.
Note: If you were previously enrolled as a graduate student at SUNY Poly, you may not have to complete the online Application for Admission. Please call our office for advisement regarding the appropriate paperwork.

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 to:  SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Graduate Admissions Office, 100 Seymour Road, Utica, NY 13502,

Note: All supplemental materials must be received by July 25 for fall admission and December 10 for spring admission (FNP deadline for materials is February 29).

International applicants must also submit the following:

  • Proof of English Proficiency - TOEFL or IELTS score report
  • FSA-4 Financial Form (pdf)
  • Bank statements supporting the FSA-4
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 on the status of your application at any time throughout the process, please call Graduate Admissions at 315-792-7347 or 1-866-278-6948, or email your inquiry to (international applicants) or (domestic applicants) and we will promptly follow-up.