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New York Institute of Technology Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about New York Institute of Technology. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is New York Institute of Technology Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

New York Institute of Technology was awarded 24 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is nursing.

Overall Quality

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.

See all of the rankings for New York Institute of Technology.

Is It Hard to Get Into NYIT?

Acceptance Rate

New York Institute of Technology has an acceptance rate of 77%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

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

ACT Composite Scores for New York Institute of Technology  ( 21 to 27 )
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New York Institute of Technology Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At NYIT, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at New York Institute of Technology is 29%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  29 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at New York Institute of Technology

Freshmen Retention Rate

New York Institute of Technology has a freshmen retention rate of 73%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at NYIT is 25%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  25 out of 100
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Excellent Overall Diversity at NYIT

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,648 undergraduates at NYIT with 3,250 being full-time and 398 being part-time.

NYIT Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 86.76 out of 100, NYIT is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  86.76 out of 100
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How Much Does New York Institute of Technology Cost?

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.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of NYIT, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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.

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How Much Money Do NYIT Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from NYIT make around $55,100 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future NYIT graduates since it is 38% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of New York Institute of Technology

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

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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

New York Institute of Technology Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 45 majors graduated from New York Institute of Technology. Of these students, 834 received undergraduate degrees and 1,222 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Computer Information Systems 128 $51,500
Architectural Sciences & Technology 113 $46,300
Business Administration & Management 94 NA
General Biology 84 NA
Electrical Engineering 65 $57,800
Nursing 56 $89,800
Mechanical Engineering 37 $64,900
Communication & Media Studies 33 NA
Design & Applied Arts 28 $36,800
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 23 $28,400

Learn more about the majors offered at New York Institute of Technology along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at NYIT

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 1,952 students took at least one online class at New York Institute of Technology. This is a decrease from the 2,010 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,952 389
2016-2017 2,010 353
2015-2016 2,272 389
2014-2015 2,224 346
2013-2014 2,238 347

Learn more about online learning at New York Institute of Technology.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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