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International The State University of New York Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) is the State University’s only institute of technology. The college is located on hundreds of acres in Marcy, N.Y., and within four and five hours of New York City and Philadelphia. More than 2,800 students are enrolled in graduate and undergraduate degree programs in technology, professional studies, and the liberal arts. SUNYIT is a place with endless opportunities to learn, play and grow in a close-knit campus community where ideas and involvement are encouraged.

Faculty Interaction Fulbright Scholars, Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recipients, Distinguished Service Professors work individually with and challenge students to reach high academic standards. Our small classes mean hands-on experience with advanced facilities. • Average class size of 19 • Faculty student ratio of 19:1 • No teaching assistants

Residential Life and Housing SUNYIT offers townhouse-style apartments which accommodate four students in single or double bedrooms. • Furnished apartments with a living room, bedrooms, bathroom and storage space • Amenities include: a microwave and refrigerator, high speed wireless Internet connection,privatephoneserviceandcableTV • Local telephone, Internet, and cable service are provided at no additional charge • Free laundry facilities, study and recreational lounges, and a 24-hour secure computer lab

Scholarships and Financial Assistance All full-time undergraduate applicants meeting the following criteria will be reviewed for a transfer scholarship immediately following acceptance to SUNYIT: First Year Students • SAT scores of 1100 or better (critical reading and math combined)

• Overall grade point average of 85+ from high school or secondary school • Awards range from US $1000 to $4500 per year for a maximum of four years Transfer Students • Completion of at least 30 university credits after secondary school graduation • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better Awards range from US $750 to $2000 per year for a maximum of two years. Transfer scholarships are awarded on a first-come basis – early application is strongly encouraged! Graduate Students • Assistantships are awarded each academic year to selected st udents ; they are competitive • Academic record, test scores and an assistantship application are used to select recipients Awards may include a tuition waiver (of various amounts) and/or a cash stipend. Students receiving assistantships are required to work in their academic department.

Admissions Requirements Admission to SUNYIT is competitive and based on academic qualifications, proof of financial support, recommendation letter(s), and English language proficiency as determined by the TOEFL, IELTS and STEP. Proof of language proficiency is not required if you are a U.S. university graduate.

Minimum scores required: TOEFL 79 (internet based test) 214 (computer based test) 550 (paper based test) IELTS 6.0 (undergraduate) 6.5 (graduate) Additionally, first year students must present SAT scores (or comparative ACT scores) of 900 or better when combining the critical reading and math sections. Some graduate programs require the GRE or GMAT exam and have specific prerequisites. Academic Qualifications (may vary by program) • Generally, a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA by US standards from high school or secondary school is required for undergraduate first year admissions • Generally, a 2.7 or higher cumulative GPA by US standards from university coursework is required for undergraduate transfer admissions • Generally, a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA by US standards from university coursework is required for graduate admissions; proof of a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent is required prior to enrolling • Transcripts and academic documents must be translated in English. Some applicants may be required to submit transcripts to a foreign credit evaluation service such as World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) for evaluation.

International Student Services The Office of International Student Services provides immigration services, initial and ongoing orientation programs and general support to the international population.

• Helps students maintain their status in compliance with immigration regulations and apply for the immigration benefits for which they are eligible. • Offer Workshops throughout the semester on topics relating to living and working in the United States. • Assist students in finding and participating in part- and full-time Curricular Practical Training and Optional Practical Training related to their studies.

• Safe, beautiful campus • Small classes, personal attention • Research opportunities • Affordable tuition • 90% of international students gain experience related to their studies through Curricular Practical Training • 95% of international students participate in one year of Optional Practical Training upon completion of their degree. These students are working for American companies throughout the United States.

Erin Barrett

International Admissions Counselor International@sunyit.edu State University of New York Institute of Technology 100 Seymour Road Utica, New York 13502 Phone (315)792-7347 Fax (315)792-7221


Majors Accounting Applied Computing Applied Mathematics Biology Business Administration n Concentrations: accounting, business,

finance, health services management, human resources management, marketing and advertising

Civil Engineering Technology n Concentrations: construction,

structural, transportation

Communication & Information Design n Concentrations: graphic design,

professional writing and editing, new media n accelerated BS/MS option

Computer Engineering Technology Computer & Information Science n accelerated BS/MS option Computer Information Systems Electrical & Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Technology n Concentrations: communications,

control systems, digital systems, microprocessors

Health Information Management* Interdisciplinary Studies Mechanical Engineering Technology n Concentrations: mechanical design,

Four new buildings $13.6 million student center – now open $20 million field house – now open $23.5 million residence hall – fall 2011 $27.5 million advanced technology center – 2012-13

thermal sciences, computer-aided engineering graphics

Network & Computer Security n accelerated BS/MS option Nursing n accelerated BS/MS option Psychology n Concentrations: mental health, social

SUNYIT has welcomed students from the following countries…

industrial, general experimental

Sociology Graduate Programs Master of Business Administration: Technology Management n Concentrations: accounting and

finance, health services management, human resource management, marketing management, business management

Master of Science: Accountancy* Advanced Technology Computer & Information Science Information Design & Technology* Telecommunications Master of Science in Nursing: Adult Nurse Practitioner Family Nurse Practitioner Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Nursing Administration Nursing Education All nursing programs also offer post master’s advanced certificates * Online only programs that can be taken from your home country.

Approximate distances to Utica: Albany..............................................90 mi. Binghamton...................................90 mi. Buffalo............................................200 mi New York City.............................. 250 mi. Plattsburgh.................................. 210 mi. Syracuse...........................................55 mi.

We’re adding programs! Check out www.sunyit.edu/programs

Canada China Cyprus Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Estonia France Germany Greece Grenada Haiti Hong Kong India Indonesia Iran Israel Jamaica Japan Jordan Kenya

Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Korea, Republic Kuwait Lebanon Madagascar Malaysia Mexico Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Nepal Niger Nigeria Oman Qatar Pakistan Panama Peru Portugal Romania

Russia Saudi Arabia Serbia Singapore Spain Sri Lanka St. Lucia Sudan Syria Thailand Trinidad & Tobago Tunisia Turkey Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe


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