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NYIT at a Glance: Mission Statements and Facts

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About NYIT

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 13,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan, online, and at its global campuses. NYIT sponsors 11 NCAA Division II programs and one Division I team.

Led by President Edward Guiliano, NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. To date, more than 95,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. 

NYIT Mission Statement

Since 1955, New York Institute of Technology has pursued its mission to:
  • To provide career-oriented professional education
  • To offer access to opportunity to all qualified students
  • To support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world

University Snapshot

  • Global campuses: Old Westbury and Manhattan, N.Y.; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Manama, Bahrain; Nanjing, China; Vancouver, Canada
  • Sites: Central Islip, N.Y.; Beijing, Guangzhou, Nanchang, Shanghai and Xiamen, China
  • President: Edward Guiliano, Ph.D.
  • Founded: 1955
  • Institution type: Private, independent, nonsectarian, coeducational
  • Colors: Blue and gold
  • Nickname: Bears
  • Athletic conference affiliations: NCAA I and II, Great West, ECAC 


NYIT is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and: 

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Association for Childhood Education International
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board, Inc.
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association

NYIT Schools and Colleges


Degrees Offered

  • Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
  • Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)
  • Bachelor of Art (B.A.)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Bachelor of Technology (B.T.)
  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
  • Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
  • Master of Science (M.S.)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)

Enrollment (2012 2013)

New York Campuses

Total undergraduate and graduate: 10,000

  • Undergraduate students: 6,200
  • Graduate students: 2,500
  • Professional degree students: 1,200

58% Male, 42% Female

Global Campuses

Total Undergraduate and Graduate: 3,000

65% Male, 35% Female

Ethnicity of Undergraduates

NYIT students represent nearly all 50 U.S. states and 109 countries.

Financial Aid

(Full-time undergraduate, 2012-2013 year)

  • Percent of students receiving any financial aid: 80%
  • Amount of scholarships and grants distributed by NYIT: $37 million

Student-Run Businesses

  • Advertising agency
  • Health care centers
  • Newspapers
  • Public relations agency
  • Radio station
  • Television station 

Honor Societies

  • Alpha Epsilon Rho (communication arts and broadcasting)
  • Chi Alpha Epsilon (HEOP)
  • Delta Mu Delta (business)
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Kappa Delta Pi (education)
  • Pi Theta Epsilon (occupational therapy)
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Honor Society
  • Psi Chi (psychology)
  • Tau Alpha Pi (engineering and technology)
  • Tau Sigma Delta (architecture)
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon (computer science) 

NCAA Athletic Teams

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I)
  • Men's and women's basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Men's and women's cross country (NCAA Division II)
  • Men's lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
  • Men's and women's soccer (NCAA Division II)
  • Softball (NCAA Division II)
  • Men's and women's tennis (NCAA Division II)
  • Women's volleyball (NCAA Division II)


NYIT student internships have resulted in real-world career experiences for thousands of students. NYIT students are regularly placed in leading industry corporations and organizations such as AT&T, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Broadridge Financial Services, CBS, HBO, Leviton, Motorola, Viacom/MTV Networks, National Grid, TD Bank, Tommy Hilfiger USA, and Verizon.

Internships are available through academic departments as well as the Office of Career Services, which has an internship certificate program that supports students before, during, and after their internships by providing information on the latest hiring trends and search techniques and by providing employer evaluations and networking opportunities.


Committed to practical, applications-oriented research that benefits the global community, NYIT is particularly proud of faculty-led and student-supported research in areas such as:
  • Alternative Energies
  • Bioengineering
  • DNA
  • Educational Technology
  • Heart Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Robotics

NYIT's Office of Sponsored Programs and Research works with faculty members to identify and apply for funding to support research programs. To date, NYIT has received funding from public, private, and government agencies, including:

  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Science Foundation
  • New York State Department of Health
  • New York State Education Department
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Alumni Worldwide

  • Alumni: 95,000