On December 13, 2022, the SUNY Board of Trustees voted to formally begin the process of transferring one of SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s colleges, located in Albany, known as the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) to the University at Albany. The Trustees have directed leadership at UAlbany to work with their counterparts at SUNY Polytechnic Institute to deliver a comprehensive transition plan no later than December 2023.

As a valued members of community, we want to reassure you that SUNY Polytechnic Institute is not going anywhere. We are steadfast in the growth of our 24 undergraduate and 15 graduate programs that are, and have always been, integral to our Utica campus. We will continue to serve the educational needs of our local communities (and beyond) by creating an intellectually vibrant, creative, and stimulating environment where our students and faculty innovate, educate, and empower themselves and others through cutting-edge research and community outreach.


You can learn more about the University at Albany-College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering reunification plan on our website.


Our four academic colleges, Arts + Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Health Sciences, located in Utica, remain staffed with faculty who are leading experts in their fields in addition to lecturers with robust and relevant industry experience and connections. SUNY Poly students major in programs that shape their communities and the world. From engineering to healthcare and computer science to accounting, our programs situate learners with opportunities to complete internships and practicums that result in job offers immediately upon graduation.


SUNY Poly is recognized for its excellence in academic preparation. U.S. News and World Report ranked SUNY Polytechnic Institute #2 Top Public School, #3 Best College for Veterans, #9 Best, a Top 20 Performer on Social Mobility, and a top 50 Best Value School in the 2022 – 2023 Regional Universities-North category.

We encourage you to visit SUNY Polytechnic Institute and find out why we’re New York’s premier public polytechnic. You can schedule a campus tour, a 1:1 virtual appointment with an admissions advisor, or participate in a virtual information session.



Link: https://sunypoly.edu/ualbany-cnse-reunification/faqs-transfer-college-nanoscale-science-and-engineering-cnse-university-albany.html

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