Polytechnic Institute of New York University is a private research university situated in Brooklyn, New York. Founded in 1854 as Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, it is the second-oldest non-public engineering school in the United States of America. In 2008 the school formally became associated with New York University under the name Polytechnic Institute of New York University.
Manhattan College takes up an architecturally arresting campus. It is separated into a north and south campus. NYU Poly is one of the ten schools in the NYU Entrepreneurs Network. Presently, NYU Poly has over 4,600 students who could choose programs from 10 sections, such as technology management and innovation, finance, risk engineering, and so on. Manhattan College provides degrees in several undergraduate schools such as Business, Arts, Education and Health, Science and Engineering.
Polytechnic Institute of New York University competes in NCAA Division III athletics, and its sports teams are well-known as the Fighting Blue Jays. There are different athletic teams for men and women such as soccer, basketball, baseball and softball, rugby, lacrosse, tennis and volleyball.