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New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury

New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury

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.

Course Offered

  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Advertising, Public Relations, and Technology, B.F.A.
  • Architecture, B.Arch.
  • Architectural Technology, A.A.S. or B.S.
  • Biology, B.S.
  • Biotechnology, B.S.
  • Business Administration, A.A.S. or B.S.
  • Business Administration, B.S./M.B.A. (CPA Track)
  • Chemistry, B.S.
  • Communication Arts, A.A.S.
  • Communication Arts, Combined B.F.A./M.A.
  • Communication and Media Production, B.F.A.
  • Computer Science, B.S.
  • Criminal Justice, B.S.
  • Digital and Film Television Production, B.F.A.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering, B.S.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, B.S.
  • Engineering Management, B.S.
  • English, B.A.
  • Fine Arts, B.F.A.
  • Global and Electronic Journalism, B.F.A.
  • Health and Wellness, B.S.
  • Health Sciences, B.S.
  • Hospitality Management, B.P.S.
  • Information Technology, B.S.
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, B.A., B.S., or B.P.S.
  • Interior Design, B.F.A.
  • Life Sciences, B.S., Biomedical Engineering option
  • Life Sciences, B.S./Occupational Therapy, M.S.
  • Life Sciences, B.S./Osteopathic Medicine, D.O.
  • Life Sciences, B.S./Physical Therapy, D.P.T.
  • Life Sciences, B.S./Physician Assistant Studies, M.S.
  • Mechanical Engineering, B.S.
  • Nursing, B.S.
  • Political Science, B.S.
  • Psychology, B.S.
  • Sociology/Social Work, B.S.
  • Telecommunications Network Management, B.S.
  • Urban Administration, B.S.
  • Graduate Programs
  • Adolescence Education, M.S.
  • Business Administration, B.S./M.B.A.
  • Business Administration, M.B.A.
  • Childhood Education, M.S.
  • Clinical Nutrition, M.S.
  • Communication Arts, M.A.
  • Computer Science, M.S.
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering, M.S.
  • Energy Management, M.S.
  • Environmental Technology and Sustainability, M.S.
  • Fine Arts, M.F.A.
  • Global Health, Certificate
  • Human Resources Management and Labor Relations, M.S.
  • Information, Network, and Computer Security, M.S.
  • Instructional Technology, M.S.
  • Instructional Technology, Certificate Programs
  • Leadership in the Arts and Entertainment Industries, M.A.
  • Medical/Health Care Simulation, M.S.
  • Occupational Therapy, M.S.
  • Physical Therapy, D.P.T.
  • Physician Assistant Studies, M.S.
  • School Counseling, M.S.
  • School Leadership and Technology, Advanced Certificate
  • Architecture, Urban, and Regional Design, M.S.
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