About Polytechnic University
Polytechnic University, founded in 1854 in Brooklyn, New York, is the metropolitan area's preeminent resource in science, technology, research, and management education. In addition to its main campus at MetroTech Center in Brooklyn, Polytechnic offers programs at sites throughout the region, including Long Island, Manhattan, and Westchester. Additionally, the University offers several programs in Israel.
Polytechnic awards the Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Master of Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy in a wide range of programs.
Polytechnic's MetroTech campus is located in Downtown Brooklyn, New York. The University also has graduate centers in Long Island, Westchester, and Manhattan.
A $130-million upgrade to the MetroTech campus is reflected in a newly constructed academic building, a modern residence hall, a new athletic facility, new labs, and a state-of-the-art computing infrastructure.
Wireless networking is available on campus, allowing students to connect to the University network and the Internet from virtually anywhere. New computer labs feature high-end workstations for research, 3D modeling, and dynamic simulation. The Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology offers you an education without limits. It has more than 190,000 titles; 200,000 volumes; numerous serials; online databases; CD-ROM learning tools; and multimedia resources.
The library is also a member of the Online Computer Library Center, which maintains an international database with over 4,000 participating libraries. A number of research centers provide the latest tools and technologies for research and study in various fields, including telecommunications, supercomputing, wireless, polymers, biocatalysis, and others.
More than 3,000 students, about half of which are undergraduates, from 30 states and 50 foreign countries. For two consecutive years, Polytechnic has been ranked among the top ten most diverse campuses in the country. More than 95 percent of Polytechnic's full-time undergraduate students receive financial aid.