The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute
BROOKLYN POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, an institution founded in 1835, which gives college preparatory training and a college engineering course. The latter course is given during the day and evening and affords a training for engineers and chemists. Certificates from the accredited schools are accepted for admission. Degrees are given in chemistry, chemical, mechanical, civil and electrical engineering. A graduate department is also maintained. The faculty consists of 14 professors and 27 instructors and assistants.