NYIT at a Glance

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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 12,000 students attending campuses on Long Island and Manhattan; in Nanjing, China; in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.; in Vancouver, Canada; at other global partner universities; and online.

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, nearly 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT.

NYIT Mission Statement

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

University Snapshot

  • Global campuses: Old Westbury and Manhattan, N.Y.; Abu Dhabi, UAE; 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, ECC


New York Institute of Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and accrediting agencies for its programs and schools include: 

  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA)
  • AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET)
  • National Architectural Board, Inc. (NAAB)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

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 (2013–2014)

Total Domestic and International: 12,000

New York Campuses

Total undergraduate and graduate: 9,462

  • Undergraduate students: 5,727
  • Graduate and Professional Degree Students: 3,735

60% Male, 40% Female

Global Campuses

Total Undergraduate and Graduate: 1,645

65% Male, 35% Female

Ethnicity of Undergraduates

NYIT students represent 46 U.S. states and 99 countries.

Financial Aid

(All undergraduate, 2013-2014 year)

  • Percent of students receiving any financial aid: 80%
  • Amount of scholarships and grants distributed by NYIT: $40 million

Alumni Worldwide

  • Alumni: Nearly 100,000


Approximately 3,000

  • Nearly 1,000 faculty members, including approximately 300 full-time faculty
  • Among the part-time employees are a large number of adjunct faculty on the two New York campuses and beyond, and a large number of hospital-affiliated physicians, as well as part-time staff from NYIT de Seversky Mansion and on-campus dining, to support offices to students.

Student-Run Businesses

  • Advertising agency
  • Health care centers
  • Newspapers
  • Public relations agency
  • Student Government Association
  • 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: NYC Department of City Planning, MTA, Nikon, PSE&G, NBC Universal, Visiting Nurse Services of NY, Viacom, The Wikimedia Foundation, Restaurant Associates, Neulion, Microsoft, Port Authority of NY and NJ, Winthrop University Hospital, H2M Architects and Engineers, Bloomberg L.P., Citizen Schools, Barclays, and The Clinton Foundation.

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
Contact NYIT

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800.345.NYIT (6948)
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