New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)

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New York Institute of Technology can be found in Old Westbury, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 9,500 students are enrolled at New York Institute of Technology.

The majority of students getting into New York Institute of Technology earned an SAT score in the range of 930 to 1150, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 20 to 24. We were able to estimate the NYIT average GPA (3.06 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 74% of all applicants are accepted to New York Institute of Technology, from which 21% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall NYIT Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for New York Institute of Technology was reported as 74.1% in Fall 2013 with over 5,430 college applications submitted to NYIT. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • NYIT ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • NYIT Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into New York Institute of Technology?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of New York Institute of Technology is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for NYIT has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 81.0%
  • 2010-2011: 74.8%
  • 2011-2012: 68.8%
  • 2012-2013: 65.9%
  • 2013-2014: 74.1%
  • Projected NYIT Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 71.6%

How Does NYIT Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for New York Institute of Technology is thirty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY College at Old Westbury58.0%
Adelphi University68.1%
Molloy College72.7%
SUNY Maritime College64.0%
Farmingdale State College52.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to NYIT (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score20 - 24
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