SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome

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100 Seymour Road

Utica, NY 13502

Phone: (315) 792-7100
2013-2014 Tuition
male /
Aug. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#109 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Regional Universities (North)

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SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome is a public institution that was founded in 1966. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,693, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 800 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 109. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,170 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,010 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The mission of the State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome (SUNYIT) provides an intellectually stimulating learning environment and prepares students to fully engage in the challenges, complexities, and opportunities of living in a modern technological society. Our mission is to:

1. Provide a comprehensive range of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs.

2. Prepare students to live in a dynamic and diverse world by demonstrating the interconnectedness of knowledge, peoples, and cultures and emphasizing the importance of continuous learning.

3. Engage in the development and dissemination of new knowledge by nurturing research and creative endeavors.

4. Foster economic development and create educational opportunities within our region, the nation, and beyond.

5. Promote civic responsibility and commitment to public service.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1966
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $1,818,920


When applying to SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1, and the early action deadline is November 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 38.9 percent and an early acceptance rate of 80.6 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 38.9%
Application deadline August 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome is 18:1, and the school has 61.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome include: Business Administration and Management, General; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Computer and Information Sciences, General; Psychology, General; and Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 70.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 18:1
4-year graduation rate 22%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 17%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 17%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 9%
Psychology, General 8%
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 6%

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Student Life

SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,693, with a gender distribution of 54.2 percent male students and 45.8 percent female students. At this school, 29 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 71 percent of students live off campus. SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,377
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome, 88 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome.

Students who have cars on campus 88%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At SUNY Institute of Technology--Utica/Rome, 73.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,955.

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In-state tuition and fees $7,170 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $17,010 (2013-14)
Room and board $11,774 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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