NYIT

New York Institute of Technology

1855 Broadway, New York, United States
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Overview of New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)

About this school

The New York Institute of Technology, founded in 1955, is a private institution of technology. It is a multi-accredited, nonsectarian, nonprofit, coeducational institution of higher learning enrolling 10,000 students at three campuses. NYIT provides undergraduate and graduate career-based programs leading to an associate, bachelor, master and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degrees. NYIT offers over 65 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate degree programs including architecture, physical and occupational therapy, life sciences, premedical studies, nursing, computer graphics, engineering, computer science, education, culinary arts, hospitality management, communication arts, advertising, interior design, telecommunications, accounting and business degrees. NYIT has been a pioneer in the area of distance education and has state-of-the-art distance learning and teleconferencing technology and laboratories at each of its three campuses. Its 700-acre campus, including the C.V. Whitney estate, is located in Old Westbury, east of New York City.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,688
    • Men:2,355 Men (63.9%)
    • Women:1,333 Women (36.1%)

Location

Admission Information (NYIT)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to New York Institute of Technology is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
7
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
September 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 8000
City, State, Zip
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
Phone
(516) 686-7520
Fax
(516) 686-7613
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
January 15
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
77% of 9,945 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 4,505 applicants were admitted
Men
78% of 5,440 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,269 (17%) of 7,651 admitted students enrolled
Women
451 (13%) of 3,415 admitted students enrolled
Men
818 (19%) of 4,236 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
12%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
578 average |530-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
6%
• Score 600 - 700
32%
• Score 500 - 600
52%
• Score 400 - 500
10%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
29%
• Score 500 - 600
53%
• Score 400 - 500
16%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
16%
• Score 24 - 29
39%
• Score 18 - 23
41%
• Score 12 - 17
4%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (NYIT)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $36,890 (66.52%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,290 (25.77%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,104 (1.99%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,176 (5.73%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


New York Institute of Technology accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 14
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002782
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
779 (90.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
708 (90.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
708 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$29,280
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 562 (79.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,423
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 452 (63.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,860
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 690 (97.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
134 (15.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,274

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,608 (80.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,395 (91.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,394 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$26,036
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,025 (84.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,511
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,674 (69.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,690
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,102 (87.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
436 (13.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,279

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Previous College Experience, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (NYIT)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


316

Part-Time Faculty


584

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


33%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
185,879
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1250
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


New York Institute of Technology provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


77.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


50.0%

Programs & Majors (NYIT)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Architectural Technology/Technician
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Life sciences/osteopathic medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Osteopathy, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Master's Programs of Study (36)


  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counselor Education
  • Distance Education Development
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Energy Management and Policy
  • Energy and Power Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Entertainment Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Finance and Banking
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Urban Design

Campus Life (NYIT)

Location & Geography

Population


4,638

Nearest Metropolitan Area


New York City

Campus Size


215 acres

Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Hicksville
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Manhattan

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


14% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


86%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bears
School Colors
Navy blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


New York Institute of Technology offers student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


4% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,239

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,688
Women
1,333
Men
2,355

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 21.4% Asian
  • 10.1% Black/African-American
  • 19.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 29.4% White
  • 14.6% Unknown

International Students


15.8% from 64 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


3,734

Student Resources (NYIT)

Study resources