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New York Institute of Technology Overview

New York Institute of Technology is a private not-for-profit institution located in Old Westbury, New York. NYIT is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is New York Institute of Technology Known For?

3,234 Full-Time Undergraduates
$21,203 Avg Cost After Aid
77% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest one a student can attain at NYIT.
  • In 2017-2018, 29% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from NYIT with a bachelor's degree make about $55,100 a year. That's 35% more than those who graduate from other schools.

New York Institute of Technology Rankings

NYIT is ranked #620 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. NYIT also holds the #69 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that NYIT has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for NYIT

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for International Students 300
Best Colleges for Diversity 466
Best Colleges 620
Best Colleges for Veterans 625
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 655
Best Colleges for the Money 1,261

Where Is New York Institute of Technology?

Location of New York Institute of Technology

Contact details for NYIT are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Northern Blvd, Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
Phone: 516-686-7516
Website: www.nyit.edu

How Do I Get Into NYIT?

You can apply to NYIT online at: www.nyit.edu/admissions/apply/

Admission Requirements for NYIT

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into NYIT?

77% Acceptance Rate
45% Of Accepted Are Women
84% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 77%, NYIT may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 55% of accepted students are men and 45% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 78%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.

Average Test Scores

About 84% of students accepted to NYIT submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for New York Institute of Technology  ( 510 to 610 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for New York Institute of Technology  ( 520 to 620 )
200
800
NYIT received ACT scores from 18% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 20 and 27. Composite scores were between 21 and 27.

ACT English Scores for New York Institute of Technology  ( 20 to 27 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for New York Institute of Technology  ( 20 to 27 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for New York Institute of Technology  ( 21 to 27 )
1
36

Can I Afford New York Institute of Technology?

$21,203 Net Price
54% Take Out Loans
5.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of NYIT is $21,203. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for NYIT

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,601 $19,032 $21,672 $25,139 $26,060

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At NYIT, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $6,383 a year. That adds up to $25,532 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NYIT is 5.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

New York Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,234 Full-Time Undergraduates
37% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,664 undergraduate students at NYIT, with 3,234 being full-time and 430 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  NYIT

There are also 3,739 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,234 full-time undergraduates at NYIT, 63% are male and 37% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  NYIT

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of New York Institute of Technology students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of NYIT Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 588
Black or African American 276
Hispanic or Latino 532
White 817
International Students 516
Other Races/Ethnicities 505

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at New York Institute of Technology. At this time, 25 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 99 countries are represented at NYIT. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at New York Institute of Technology

389 Took All Classes Online
1,952 Took At Least One Class Online
3.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,952 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at NYIT has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 61st most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of NYIT

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New York Institute of Technology was 3.3%. This is the #1,796 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NYIT regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of NYIT majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Criminal Justice & Corrections 55%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 55%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 6%
Nutrition Science 25%
Physical Sciences 75%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 40%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NYIT ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at NYIT.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Physical Science #3
Engineering Technology (Other) #9
Other Computer & Information Sciences #10
Nutrition Science #11
Physical Sciences #19
Environmental Control Technology #19
Other Education #40
Engineering Technologies #131
Teacher Education Subject Specific #162
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #178
Educational Administration #213
Teacher Education Grade Specific #226
Computer & Information Sciences #325

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

New York Institute of Technology Majors

In 2017-2018, New York Institute of Technology awarded 1,668 undergraduate degrees and 2,444 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 5 7 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 43 0
Architectural Sciences & Technology 1 113 7 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0 4 0
Audiovisual Communications 1 0 79 0
Behavioral Science 0 2 0 0
Biotechnology 0 3 0 0
Business Administration & Management 0 94 226 0
Chemistry 0 3 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 33 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 128 184 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 20 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 10 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 28 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 65 46 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 1 0 0
Engineering-Related Fields 0 5 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 52 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 3 0 0
General Biology 0 84 0 0
General Engineering Technology 0 22 0 0
General English Literature 0 1 0 0
General Psychology 0 11 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 15 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 8 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 15 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 0 16 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 37 28 0
Medical Science 0 0 16 0
Nursing 0 56 0 0
Nutrition Science 0 0 8 0
Osteopathic Medicine 0 0 0 302
Other Education 0 0 38 0
Other Health Professions 0 22 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 23 0 0
Other Physical Science 0 0 1 0
Political Science & Government 0 1 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 19 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 23 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 42 41
Student Counseling 0 0 18 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 43 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 1 0
Urban Studies 0 2 0 0
Total 4 1,664 1,758 686

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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