International Students: Apply to NYIT

international studentAre You An International Student? 

You are considered an international student if you:

  1. Intend to study at NYIT's campuses in New York, and
  2. Need a student visa to study in the United States

International students can apply to undergraduate and graduate programs. If you wish to attend a campus outside of New York, then please learn more about NYIT's global campuses.  

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It's important to you submit all of your documents to the Office of Admissions in sufficient time for us to process all the paperwork and send your I-20 form to you. Use the following dates as a guideline. (You can submit documents earlier, but remember that all bank statements must be current within six months of the date of submission.)

  • Fall semester: July 1 (June 1 for the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences graduate programs)
  • Spring semester: Dec.1 of the year prior to your starting date (November 1 for the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences graduate programs)

International students must meet the same academic requirements for admissions to undergraduate, transfer, or graduate programs as students from the United States. They must also submit their IELTS or TOEFL scores and obtain an I-20 visa in order to study at NYIT. See more about academic requirements.

International student need to submit specific documents in ordered to be admitted and receive an I-20. Please click for all necessary documents.

Address: Please address all application materials to:

Office of Admissions
New York Institute of Technology
Northern Blvd.
P.O. Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000

Or, fax the documents to 516.686.1116.


For a paper application or more information:

To become a nonmatriculated student:
Students may take a limited number of credit-bearing undergraduate and graduate courses without being matriculated in a degree, diploma, or certificate program. Graduate students may not take more than nine credits, and undergraduates may not take more than 24 credits without matriculating. In order to apply as a nonmatriculated student, you may contact the Office of Admissions and complete a Nonmatriculated Application, which must then be approved by Admissions and the department(s) in which you are registering for courses.

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