New York Institute of Technology Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

New York Institute of Technology
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New York Institute of Technology Admissions Overview:

NYIT has an acceptance rate of 73%, making its admissions not highly competitive. In general, applicants with strong applications and good grades/test scores are more likely to be admitted. To apply, those interested will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, letters of recommendation, a personal essay, and scores from the SAT or ACT. Contact the admissions office if you have any questions or concerns about the admissions process.

Admissions Data (2016):

New York Institute of Technology Description:

New York Institute of Technology is a private research university with two New York City-area campuses in Manhattan and Old Westbury. The Manhattan campus sits adjacent to Columbus Circle on Broadway, just a short walk from Central Park, while the more suburban Old Westbury campus is located in northwestern Long Island a few miles from the Long Island Sound. NYIT also has several global campuses in Bahrain, Canada, China, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. The university has a student faculty ratio of 14 to 1 and offers more than 70 undergraduate and 50 graduate programs. The most common undergraduate majors are electrical and computer engineering, communication arts, and architecture; popular graduate programs include osteopathic medicine and business administration. Outside of class, NYIT students are active on campus, participating in nearly 50 clubs and activities between the two New York campuses. The NYIT Bears compete in the NCAA Division II East Coast Conference. The institute fields six men's and six women's intercollegiate sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 7,628 (3,575 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 64% Male / 36% Female
  • 89% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $35,160
  • Books: $1,104 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $15,446
  • Other Expenses: $3,072
  • Total Cost: $54,782

New York Institute of Technology Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 95%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 95%
    • Loans: 56%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,330
    • Loans: $6,225

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Architecture, Biology, Communication Arts, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Interdisciplinary Studies

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 41%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 23%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 44%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Baseball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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