NYIT Fast Facts

New York Institute of Technology Manhattan Campus

NYIT At-a-Glance

  • U.S. campuses: Old Westbury and Manhattan, N.Y.
  • Founded: 1955
  • Institution type: Private, independent, nonsectarian, coeducational
  • Colors: Blue and gold
  • Nickname: Bears
  • Athletic conference affiliations: NCAA I and II, ECAC I and II
  • NYIT-Old Westbury is consistently ranked among the safest campuses in the United States


  • Total undergraduate and graduate: 12,000

Freshman Profile (Class of 2015)

  • Total number of applications received for freshman class: 5,800
  • 960 freshmen enrolled
  • Average SAT: 1166 (Math and Critical Reading)
  • Average High School GPA: 3.25

Ethnicity of Undergraduates

(U.S. locations only)

  • American Indian or Alaskan Native: less than 1%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 13%
  • Hispanic: 9%
  • African-American: 7%
  • White/non-Hispanic: 23%
  • Non-resident aliens: 19%
  • Race/ethnicity unknown/unspecified: 28%

Financial Aid

Percent of students receiving any financial aid: 80%

Student-Run Businesses

  • Advertising agency
  • Health care centers
  • Newspaper

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 Disney, CBS, General Electric, Merrill Lynch, Bovis Architects, Pepsico, Eats Magazine, Bertelsman Inc., The Rights Group, the United Nations, Ernst & Young, National Grid, JP Morgan Chase, Shearman and Sterling, Verizon, Paragon Engineering Services, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority.

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Anthony McMahon
Anthony McMahon Campus: Old Westbury
Major: Communication Arts, B.F.A.
Class Of: 2016
Oct 18, 2015

Open House

Oct 25, 2015

Open House

Nov 14, 2015

Graduate Open House