New York Institute of Technology.

New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, NY4 year degree
Acceptance rate

About New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), commonly known as New York Tech and by the initials NYIT, is a private research university with two main campuses in New York—one in Old Westbury, on Long Island; and one in Manhattan. Additionally, it has a cybersecurity research lab and a biosciences, bioengineering lab in Old Westbury, as well as campuses in Arkansas, United Arab Emirates, China, and Canada. NYIT has five schools and two colleges, all with an emphasis on technology and applied scientific research: School of Architecture and Design, School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, School of Health Professions, School of Management, College of Arts and Sciences and College of Osteopathic Medicine. NYIT offers a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master's and doctoral programs. The Institute currently offers five doctoral degree programs, and has plans of offering more doctoral degree programs in the near future. NYIT is the birthplace of entirely 3D CGI films. As of 2020, two Turing Award winners have been affiliated with the university.As of 2018, NYIT enrolls 9,930 full-time students across its campuses worldwide. U.S. News & World Report ranked NYIT 32nd in the 2017 edition of Best Regional Universities North Rankings. As of August 27, 2016, U.S. News & World Report listed NYIT as a "more selective" university.NYIT's intercollegiate competitive sports teams, include its four-time NCAA Division II national champion lacrosse team. All of NYIT's teams compete in Division II. In 2019, NYIT became a College World Series team. The NYIT Bears are part of the East Coast Conference.


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and associate degrees
  • 3,619 students
  • 0.48 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at New York Institute of Technology

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Biology, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, International Business, Management Information Systems, and Advertising.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

7,651 students out of 9,945 applicants were accepted into New York Institute of Technology. They had an average SAT score of 1139. 84% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 18% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at New York Institute of Technology was $35,870. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $57,154.

Financial aid available at New York Institute of Technology

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

85% of undergraduate students at New York Institute of Technology received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at New York Institute of Technology

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New York Institute of Technology was of $17,086 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,104.

Diversity at New York Institute of Technology

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017