The State University of New York (SUNY) is the largest university system in the country. Its 64 colleges offer students thousands of different degree and certificate programs, ranging from crop management to dance. Although SUNY offers a wide variety of degrees, one of its strengths is its technology colleges. If you're interested in a field such as business, engineering or information technology, then one of these technology colleges might be for you.

State University of New York Institute of Technology (SUNYIT)

SUNYIT is the system's only institute of technology, enrolling about 2,900 undergraduate and graduate students annually. Located in Utica, N.Y., the institute offers programs in technology, liberal studies and professional studies. The institute has four schools--arts and science, information systems and engineering technology, business and nursing and health systems. Each offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. SUNYIT also offers online degrees and special accelerated programs that allow students to earn both their bachelors and masters degree in four years.

SUNYIT 12 Horatio St. Utica, NY 13504 (315) 792-7500 sunyit.edu

Alfred State College

Alfred State is a small public college offering academic programs that emphasize real-world, hands-on experience. Located in the state's Southern Tier, the college enrolls about 3,300 undergraduates annually. The college grants more than 70 different associate and bachelors degrees in fields related to science, technology and business. Some programs include forensic science technology, agricultural business, financial planning, masonry and mechanical engineering technology.

Alfred State College 10 Upper College Dr. Alfred, NY 14802 (800) 425-3733 alfredstate.edu

SUNY Maritime College

Maritime College is a technology college specializing in business, engineering, science and maritime transportation. Enrolled students live at Fort Schuyler in Throggs Neck, N.Y. as part of the Regiment, a military-style community that teaches skills to help them enter into the U.S. Merchant Marine. While at the college, students can earn a bachelors degree in either engineering or science, as well as the qualifications needed to enter the Merchant Marine as a third officer.

SUNY Maritime College 6 Pennsylvania Ave. Throggs Neck, NY 10465 (718) 409-7200 sunymaritime.edu