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New York Institute of Technology is a private institution that was founded in 1955. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,964, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 225 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. New York Institute of Technology's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 44. Its tuition and fees are $28,940 (2012-13).
With two campuses in New York and several more scattered around the world, the New York Institute of Technology bills itself as a global private university. In New York, the school has a location in Manhattan and another on Long Island, known as the Old Westbury campus. The school also has campuses in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Amman, Jordan; Manama, Bahrain; Nanjing, China; and Vancouver, Canada. There are housing options, student organizations, and fraternities and sororities for undergraduates at each New York campus. Some majors are offered at both New York campuses; others are specific to Manhattan or Old Westbury.
NYIT has sports teams, known as the Bears, in both the NCAA Divisions I and II and the ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference) Divisions I and II. The NYIT baseball team is the school’s only NCAA Division I team. In addition to its undergraduate offerings, NYIT has a medical school and graduate health programs. Notable alumni of NYIT include ESPN broadcaster Brian Kenny, Fox News Channel anchor Patti Ann Browne, and Chicago White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper.
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NYIT offers undergraduate and graduate degree-granting programs, delivered through synchronous and asynchronous modalities ranging from traditional classroom settings to web-based, fiber optic, and ISDN distance learning technologies. You'll find an environment that fosters excellence by allowing students to practice what they learn in the classroom. The mission of NYIT is based upon fundamental principles, which include career-oriented education, access to opportunity, applications - oriented research, and service in public interest. The First-Year Experience Program is designed to improve retention of new NYIT students and recognizes that the first 6 weeks of college life are crucial to strengthening their ability to succeed at NYIT. This program consists of strategies, which focus on enhancing students' academic skills, while addressing their need for early social and intellectual bonding with faculty, staff, and peers.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to New York Institute of Technology, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 1. The application fee at New York Institute of Technology is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 69.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||69.1%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||September 1|
The student-faculty ratio at New York Institute of Technology is 16:1, and the school has 66.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at New York Institute of Technology include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Architecture and Related Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Engineering; and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76.5 percent.
New York Institute of Technology has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,964, with a gender distribution of 62.5 percent male students and 37.5 percent female students. At this school, 9.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 91.0 percent of students live off campus. New York Institute of Technology is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
New York Institute of Technology offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. New York Institute of Technology also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at New York Institute of Technology, 65 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at New York Institute of Technology.
|Students who have cars on campus||65%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At New York Institute of Technology, 51.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,219.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$28,940 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$11,650 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data