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 8,000 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 1070 to 1295, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 22 to 29. We were able to estimate the NYIT average GPA (3.23 - 3.57) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 68% of all applicants are accepted to New York Institute of Technology, from which 11% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall NYIT Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for New York Institute of Technology was reported as 67.8% in Fall 2020 with over 11,800 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: 22 - 29
  • NYIT Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.57

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

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to New York Institute of Technology is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for NYIT has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 74.5%
  • 2017-2018: 76.9%
  • 2018-2019: 75.7%
  • 2019-2020: 67.8%
  • Projected NYIT Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 67.5%

How Does NYIT Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for New York Institute of Technology is twenty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY College at Old Westbury77.8%
Adelphi University74.3%
Molloy College78.0%
SUNY Maritime College73.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to NYIT (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 630
Math540 - 665
Total Score1070 - 1295
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 30
Math21 - 29
Composite Score22 - 29
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