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New York Institute of Technology Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on New York Institute of Technology, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you’ll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is New York Institute of Technology Ranked?

2023 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 95 badges in the 2023 rankings.

Overall Quality

NYIT landed the #1,070 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when NYIT held the #1,160 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 143 colleges in New York, NYIT is ranked at #86.

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 75%, 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 90% 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 520 and 630. Math scores were between 540 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for New York Institute of Technology  ( 520 to 630 )
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SAT Math Scores for New York Institute of Technology  ( 540 to 660 )
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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 23 and 30.

ACT Composite Scores for New York Institute of Technology  ( 23 to 30 )
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Learn more about New York Institute of Technology admissions.

New York Institute of Technology Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At NYIT, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 11 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 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at New York Institute of Technology

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 76% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like New York Institute of Technology enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At NYIT this rate is 31%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  31 out of 100
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New York Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,473 undergraduates at NYIT with 3,155 being full-time and 318 being part-time.

How Much Does New York Institute of Technology Cost?

The overall average net price of NYIT is $20,600. 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 +
$17,847 $17,544 $20,293 $22,570 $27,064

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At NYIT, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $6,950 a year. That adds up to $27,800 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NYIT is 2.6%. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from NYIT with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $58,013 in their early years. That's great news for NYIT students since it is 37% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.

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See which majors at New York Institute of Technology make the most money.

Location of New York Institute of Technology

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

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Contact details for NYIT are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Northern Blvd, Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000
Phone: 800-345-6948
Website: www.nyit.edu/

New York Institute of Technology Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 51 majors graduated from New York Institute of Technology. Of these students, 796 received undergraduate degrees and 665 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
General Biology 129 $17,342
Computer Information Systems 128 $51,495
Architectural Sciences & Technology 101 $48,001
Electrical Engineering 91 $55,015
Business Administration & Management 88 $34,857
Nursing 56 $84,587
Mechanical Engineering 36 $55,573
Computer Software & Applications 28 NA
Communication & Media Studies 26 NA
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 23 NA

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 is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 1,484 students took at least one online class at New York Institute of Technology. This is a decrease from the 1,903 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,484 292
2018-2019 1,903 380
2017-2018 1,952 389
2016-2017 2,010 353
2015-2016 2,272 389

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

More about our data sources and methodologies.