Spotlight shines on SUNY Poly


College Raptor is a website where high school families can “find college matches, discover colleges that may offer them the best financial aid, find the ideal student loan, and simplify the college search process— all for free.”

Locally, College Raptor ( turned its spotlight onto SUNY Polytechnic Institute, which has been designated a 2021 “Hidden Gem.”

The college was ranked as #15 in the nation for “Hidden Gems with Tuition Under $25K,” according to a SUNY Poly announcement.

SUNY Poly noted the selection recognizes it as one of the best colleges in the country based on factors including retention rates, graduation rates, student-to-faculty ratio, endowment per student, selectivity, and other metrics as reported via the National Center for Education Statistics for the most recently available enrollment year. SUNY Poly has campuses in Marcy and Albany.

The full list of ranked colleges and universities is at online.

“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.

Congratulations to SUNY Poly for its selection.


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