New York Institute Of Technology Old Westbury

New York Institute Of Technology Old Westbury

New York Institute of Technology was established in 1955. It is a private, co-educational college, with a main campus in Old Westbury, New York. This campus is the largest not only in terms of area, but also in terms of student population. Students here can enroll in any of the undergraduate, graduate, or professional/doctoral degree programs in architecture and design, arts, science, engineering, management, healthcare, and general education. The main campus also houses NYIT's medical school, the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

New York Tech's athletics teams are called the Bears, and the team colors are gold and blue. The sports offered are men's lacrosse, men's and women's basketball, soccer, softball, cross-country, and track, and women's volleyball. The Bears have won a number of national championships in lacrosse.

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New York Institute of Technology-Old Westbury
Northern Blvd
Old Westbury , NY 11568-8000
General Phone: (516) 686-7516

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NYIT - Old Westbury Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine287medical scientist, osteopathic medicine, health professions
Business and Management267business management, accounting, small business operations, finance, human resources, labor relations, international business, MIS, marketing, ...
Education and Teaching134education, school counseling, elementary school teaching, business teaching, industrial arts teaching, math teaching, education courses
Engineering113electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering management
Liberal Arts104English, interdisciplinary studies, political science, sociology
Therapy and Counseling99psychology, marriage and family therapy, physical therapy
Architecture and Planning78architecture, urban planning, architectural tech
Media78communication studies, radio and television, advertising, radio and TV tech
Computer Science and Engineering60computer and info science, information technology, computer support
Science59biology, biotechnology, biological and biomedical sciences
Engineering Technician57electronics tech, energy systems tech, environmental control tech, engineering technician
Design34interior design, design and applied arts
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25registered nursing
Hospitality23hospitality management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy23nutrition sciences, occupational therapy
Photography and Commercial Art13commercial art
Medical Support and Technology12physician assistant
Security and Law Enforcement9corrections and criminal justice
Cooking and Culinary Arts6culinary arts services
Drama and Performing Arts2various performing arts

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree114
Bachelor's degree63944
Master's degree50216
Postbaccalaureate certificate43
Post-master's certificate113
First-professional degree2701
Doctor's degree461

NYIT - Old Westbury Student Body

In 2007-2008, NYIT - Old Westbury had a total enrollment of 8,481 students (6,618 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 66%
Women 34%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 56%
Graduate 32%
First Professional 12%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 23%
Black 5%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 9%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 53%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 19%
20-21 18%
22-24 23%
25-29 19%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

NYIT - Old Westbury Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %
Part-Time 68 %

NYIT - Old Westbury Room and Board (2007)

NYIT - Old Westbury offers campus housing for 468 of its 6,618 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Old Westbury, 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 - Old Westbury Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420530
SAT Math470590
ACT Verbal2026
ACT Math2026
ACT Composite2026

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 SAT89%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT13%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

NYIT - Old Westbury 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 $ 10,520
Room charge $ 6,420
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,100
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,550

Financial Aid:
NYIT - Old Westbury participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 278200)

NYIT - Old Westbury Faculty

NYIT - Old Westbury 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 year43$116,0016$117,410
Associate professoracademic year42$88,35519$81,887
Assistant professoracademic year23$70,43326$70,869
Instructoracademic year1*7$70,524
All faculty totalacademic year109$95,29958$79,252

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

NYIT - Old Westbury Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball New York Collegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Division I Independents
Track New York Collegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports503080

NYIT - Old Westbury 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
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
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

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

Drama And Performing Arts
Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Business Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Education, General
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

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
Political Science and Government, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Radio and Television
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Physician Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Medical Scientist (MS, PhD)
Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (DO)

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Nutrition Sciences
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

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

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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