Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), an affiliated institute of New York University, is a comprehensive school of engineering, applied sciences, technology and research, and is rooted in a 158-year tradition of invention, innovation and entrepreneurship: i2e. The institution, founded in 1854, is the nation’s second-oldest private engineering school. NYU-Poly is an integral part of NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai and the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) in downtown Brooklyn.
NYU-Poly students are innovators and entrepreneurs. They are problem-solvers, global thinkers, and determined to tackle the challenges of the 21st century with their refined technical, analytical, and communication skills.
NYU-Poly's Academic Departments are focused on cultivating students’ research, thinking, and problem-solving skills. Rigorous coursework is built on the fundamentals; hands-on projects promote active learning. Freedom to experiment with new solutions and unconventional approaches allows students to enter their profession with confidence and unmatched experience.