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Campus & Student Life at New York Institute of Technology

Home to about 3,473 undergraduates in 2020, NYIT is a private school located in Old Westbury, New York. A safe, suburban environment can offer many of the amenities of city living without the constant hum. Should you tire of the campus however, NYIT offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by NYIT can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our NYIT Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

NYIT Has a Disability Services Site

For more information on policies and accommodations that the school provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit NYIT Disability Services.

NYIT for the Military

While not a "service academy", NYIT does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit NYIT Veteran Services . For more information, check out our NYIT for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at New York Institute of Technology

NYIT offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at New York Institute of Technology

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at New York Institute of Technology

There were 3,473 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 3,155 (90.8%). Part-time attendance was 318 (9.2%).


New York Institute of Technology is Ranked #430 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, NYIT receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank NYIT #430 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at New York Institute of Technology

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at NYIT by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the NYIT Diversity Guide.

New York Institute of Technology Competes in the NCAA

NYIT has a total of 200 student athletes, 125 men and 75 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$4,015,504
Total Expenses (all teams)$4,015,504

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to New York Institute of Technology Athletics

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