Transfer Students: Applying to NYIT

Transfer Students: Applying to NYIT

Thanks for your interest in NYIT! Regardless of what program you enter, transferring to NYIT to continue your education will have a transformative effect on your career.

We offer a generous transfer credit acceptance policy, and upon admission, our transfer evaluations department will review your transcripts and prepare a personalized, course-by-course evaluation of credits applicable to your major. That’s why 35 percent of our students are transfer students.

We review applications for admission and automatic scholarship decision on a rolling basis, as long as space is available.

International students apply

Global campuses apply

Special message for Dowling Students

Admission Requirements

Some degrees have specific admission requirements.



Regular Admission: Applications  are reviewed on a rolling admission basis, as long as space is available. The following specific program has separate deadlines:

  • Nursing, B.S.: Oct. 1 for the spring semester and March 1 for the fall semester

How to Apply

Step 1: Complete an Application


Complete the Common Application or the NYIT Online Application. There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee as part of your application submission.

Step 2: Submit Required Application Materials


Submit required application materials to the Office of Admissions via mail, fax, or email to complete your application.

  • Copies of transcripts from all colleges you have attended.
  • Official test scores (AP, IB, A-Level, etc.)
  • All final, official transcripts must be received prior to the start of your first semester.
  • If you have fewer than 24 credits of previous college work completed, submit your official high school transcript and your SAT (critical reading and math only) or ACT test scores. You have the option of submitting results from the previous or redesigned SAT.
    NYIT SAT Code: 2561; NYIT ACT Code 2832

Step 3: Submit Two Letters of Recommendation

Step 4: Complete 300-350 Word Essay


Choose one of the following essay topics:

  • Tell us about your career goals and why attending NYIT would further these goals.
  • Describe the achievement of which you are most proud and why.
  • Explain your desire to work in the fields of occupational therapy or nursing. *required for these programs only

Send your application materials to:

Office of Admissions
New York Institute of Technology
Northern Boulevard
Old Westbury, NY 11568

Fax: 516.686.1116

Additional Information

Transfer Your Credits

College Credit in High School

Check Your Application Status


Throughout the admission process, you can check on the status of your application. We will communicate with you through the Application Portal and via email regarding missing documents required for your application. If you did not apply through NYIT’s Online Application, please register for an account to check to your status. If your status says “incomplete,” then we are not able to review your application for admission until all required documents are received. If you recently submitted these items, please allow 2-4 weeks for us to process these materials.

If you have attended NYIT in the past and are interested in re-enrolling:


Depending on how long you have been away from NYIT, different requirements apply for readmission.

Former Undergraduate Students

Former Graduate Students