College Raptor Names SUNY Polytechnic Institute 2021 “Hidden Gem”

College Raptor Names SUNY Polytechnic Institute 2021 “Hidden Gem”

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 10:25
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SUNY Poly Ranked #15 in Nation for Best Colleges at the Best Price

ALBANY AND UTICA, NY – SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) announced today it has been selected as a 2021 “Hidden Gem” in a recent announcement by College Raptor, a college planning platform that helps families discover college matches driven by AI algorithms to find the best colleges at the best price. 

SUNY Poly was selected as #15 in the nation for “Hidden Gems with Tuition Under $25K.”

This selection recognizes SUNY Poly as one of the best colleges in the country based on a combination of factors, including retention rates, graduation rates, student-to-faculty ratio, endowment per student, selectivity, and other key metrics as reported via the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) for the most recently available enrollment year.

“Finding hidden gem schools for students is core to how we help families discover great college choices. We take pride in making it easy for students to make those connections through our Hidden Gems Rankings lists by highlighting excellent schools like SUNY Poly,” said Bill Staib, CEO of College Raptor.

The full list of ranked colleges and universities is here: College Raptor’s full methodology is outlined here:


About SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)
SUNY Poly is New York’s globally recognized, high-tech educational ecosystem. SUNY Poly offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience and nanoengineering, as well as cutting-edge nanobioscience programs at its Albany campus, and undergraduate and graduate degrees in technology, including engineering, cybersecurity, computer science, and the engineering technologies; professional studies, including business, communication, and nursing; and arts and sciences, including natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences at its Utica campus; thriving athletic, recreational, and cultural programs, events, and activities complement the campus experience. As the world’s most advanced, university-driven research enterprise, SUNY Poly boasts billions of dollars in high-tech investments and hundreds of corporate partners since its inception. For information visit