New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, NY

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.

Website: www.nyit.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,688
Undergraduate
Students
(36.1%) 1,333 Women
(63.9%) 2,355 Men
3,734
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
77% of 9,945 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
578 average
530-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
559 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$55,460
Tuition and Fees
$36,890
Room and Board
$14,290
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$29,280
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
316
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
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Campus Life

Old Westbury Population
4,638
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
14% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bears
Sororities
4% of women participate
Fraternities
3% of men participate
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Students

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
First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
95%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
38.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

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

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 3 4
History    
Academic Electives 7  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required September 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
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

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
PO Box 8000
City, State, Zip
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
Phone
(516) 686-7520
Fax
(516) 686-7613
E-mail
admissions@nyit.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson 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
Available

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


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


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
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
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.30
3.75 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 Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
578 average
530-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
32%
Score of 500 - 600
52%
Score of 400 - 500
10%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
559 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
2%
Score of 600 - 700
29%
Score of 500 - 600
53%
Score of 400 - 500
16%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

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

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$55,460
Tuition and Fees
$36,890
Room and Board
$14,290
Books and Supplies
$1,104
Other Expenses
$3,176
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 14
Award Notification
Not reported
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002782
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

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 Who Took Out 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


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships 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 Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Previous College Experience, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • 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
Engineering, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Life sciences/osteopathic medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies
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
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and 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
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


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 Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • 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

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Physical Therapy

Location and Setting


Old Westbury 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

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
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 in College Housing
14% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
86%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

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

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Lacrosse     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Lacrosse    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
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


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,688
Women
1,333 (36.1%)
Men
2,355 (63.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
3,239
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
All Graduate Students
3,734

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
50.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
95%
Average Starting Salary
95%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
38.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 14%
Engineering 7%
Law 3%
Theology 2%
Arts and Sciences 10%
Medicine 2%
Education 10%

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