New York Institute Of Technology Manhattan Campus

New York Institute Of Technology Manhattan Campus

New York Institute of Technology-Manhattan campus is a branch campus of the New York Institute of Technology, also referred to as New York Tech or NYIT, which was founded in 1955. The Manhattan campus, which was the former Knights of Pythias building, was purchased in April 1958. Presently, the campus includes four buildings and is adjacent to Columbus Circle. It is the smallest campus of NYIT. The Manhattan campus offers classes in all the academic schools and colleges of NYIT including:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • School of Architecture and Design
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering and Computing Science
  • School of Health Professions, Behavioral, and Life Sciences
  • School of Management

NYIT-Manhattan campus has a variety of club sports teams such as coed volleyball, men's basketball, coed dodge ball, men's and women's soccer, and coed softball. The men's basketball team participates in the YMCA Vanderbilt league championship. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) teams of NYIT are located on the main campus in Old Westbury and are known as the Bears. They compete in the East Coast Conference.

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Contacting NYIT

New York Institute of Technology-Manhattan Campus
1855 Broadway
New York , NY 10023-7692
General Phone: (212) 261-1500

NYIT Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management157business management, accounting, small business operations, finance, human resources, labor relations, international business, MIS, marketing, ...
Media134radio and television, advertising, radio and TV tech
Computer Science and Engineering97computer and info science, information technology, computer support
Architecture and Planning66architecture, urban planning, architectural tech
Engineering Technician62electronics tech, energy systems tech, environmental control tech, engineering technician
Engineering32electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering management
Photography and Commercial Art25commercial art
Liberal Arts22English, interdisciplinary studies, sociology
Hospitality18hospitality management
Design17interior design, design and applied arts
Nursing and Emergency Medicine16registered nursing
Science8biology, biological and biomedical sciences
Education and Teaching6school counseling
Cooking and Culinary Arts3culinary arts services
Therapy and Counseling3marriage and family therapy, physical therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1nutrition sciences

Number of programs and degrees for NYIT in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree294
Bachelor's degree37029
Master's degree26612
Doctor's degree11
Postbaccalaureate certificate11

NYIT Student Body

In 2007-2008, NYIT had a total enrollment of 2,547 students (2,084 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 62%
Women 39%
Full-Time 92%
Part-Time 8%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 69%
Graduate 31%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 17%
Black 11%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 9%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 22%
(Foreign Students) 31%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 16%
20-21 18%
22-24 25%
25-29 20%
30-34 7%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

NYIT Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 9 %

NYIT Room and Board (2007)

NYIT offers campus housing for 210 of its 2,084 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

NYIT Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420520
SAT Math440560
ACT Verbal1721
ACT Math1721
ACT Composite1721

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT79%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT65%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

NYIT Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,780
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,780
Room and board $ 10,310
Room charge $ 10,310
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,550

Financial Aid:
NYIT participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 278201)

NYIT Faculty

NYIT has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year14$118,1774$106,372
Associate professoracademic year14$87,03210$87,162
Assistant professoracademic year11$63,7364$66,012
Instructoracademic year1*2*
All faculty totalacademic year40$90,84320$85,715

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

NYIT Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architectural Technology/Technician
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Labor and Industrial Relations
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other

Design and Applied Arts, Other
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering/Industrial Management
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Radio and Television
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Nutrition Sciences

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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What Sets NYIT Apart:

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Male % of student body
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Top 10%NYIT Male % of student body
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 12%NYIT % of degrees in computer science and engineering
Minority % of student body
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Top 15%NYIT Minority % of student body
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Top 17%NYIT % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 19%NYIT Dorm rooms per full-time student
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%NYIT Number of degree programs

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