Frequently Asked Questions

Can you tell me about New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)? »

With campuses in New York as well as Canada, China, and the Middle East, NYIT is a global institution with more than 13,000 students. Founded in 1955 and regionally accredited in the United States by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, NYIT has more than 95,000 alumni around the world. A non-profit, independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT offers 90 degree programs in more than 50 fields of study.

Can you tell me about the master degree programs offered at NYIT-Vancouver? »

NYIT-Vancouver offers the following masters degrees:

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
  • Master of Business Administration with concentration in Finance
  • Master of Business Administration with concentration in Tourism
  • Master of Science in Information, Network and Computer Security (M.S.-INCS)

Is NYIT-Vancouver recognized in the US and British Columbia, Canada? »

New York Institute of Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the United States. The School of Engineering and Computing Science is accredited in the United States by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc. (ABET). In British Columbia, Canada, all of our programs are authorized by the Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation, and Technology. NYIT-Vancouver is also among British Columbia’s EQA-designated Post-Secondary Schools.

The programs are also listed on the website of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) as participants in the off-campus work permit program and on the website of the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials.

Can you tell me more about the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program at NYIT-Vancouver? »

The M.B.A. program consists of 48 credits but may be completed in as few as thirty (30) credits. The program consists of the waiveable program core, the non-waiveable program core, and elective or concentration courses. Once NYIT evaluates the student’s undergraduate coursework, the total credits required will be determined.

View the full curriculum.

How long does it take to complete the M.B.A. program at NYIT-Vancouver? »

NYIT’s M.B.A. is a two-year program. Students can generally complete the M.B.A. program in about 12-15 months, excluding the completion of waiveable courses.

What are the class sizes at NYIT-Vancouver? »

The class sizes at NYIT-Vancouver consist of an average of 15-25 students.

What are the tuition fees for general M.B.A.? »

Tuition Estimates:

  • USD $26,100 for students requiring 30 credits
    (21 credits of waiveable core + 9 electives credits)

  • USD $41,760 for students requiring 48 credits
    (21 credits of waiveable core + 9 electives credits + 18 credits waiveable core)

  • Application fee (non-refundable) = USD $50
    Graduate College Fee = USD $200.00 per semester
    Tuition per credit = USD $870

Please note: NYIT will determine only after the evaluation of a student’s transcripts how many credits he or she will need to complete an M.B.A. degree.

What concentrations does NYIT-Vancouver offer in its M.B.A. program? »

NYIT-Vancouver offers M.B.A. with concentrations in finance or tourism. Each concentration is achieved by replacing the three elective courses (9 credits) with five courses (15 credits) specified for the concentration, extending the program by two courses (6 credits).

Can you tell me more about Master of Science in Information, Network, and Computer Security (M.S.-INCS) program? »

The Master of Science in Information, Network, and Computer Security (M.S.-INCS) is a cutting-edge program designed to prepare students for leadership positions in addressing one of the major ongoing issues faced by almost every modern organization. The M.S.-INCS is suited for graduates of baccalaureate programs in computer science, engineering, operations research, mathematics, and related areas. The program is a two-year program (although particularly strong, well-prepared, and hard-working students could complete the requirements more quickly).

View the full curriculum (NYIT Catalog).

What are the tuition fees for M.S.-INCS? »

Tuition Estimates

  • Application fee = USD $50 (nonrefundable)
  • Graduate College Fee = USD $200.00 per semester
  • Tuition per credit = USD $870
  • Total tuition USD $26,100*
    (8 required courses + 1 elective and 1 project)

* Amount does not include other college fees or the tuition fee for any pre-requisite or bridge courses that may be required. Such courses, if required, will be taken from one of NYIT’s partner institutions in Vancouver and tuition fees for those courses will be paid to that partner institution.

Can I transfer any credit into the M.S.-INCS program? »

Up to six transfer credits may be granted for appropriate courses with a grade of B or equivalent from an accredited graduate program.


Does NYIT-Vancouver guarantee job placement upon graduation? »

Please note that just like any other North American post-secondary institution, we do not guarantee jobs for students after graduation since employability depends on many factors, including their abilities, skills, and language proficiency, as well as your efforts and attendance at career workshops. At NYIT, you will receive career development education (workshops) and one-to-one meetings with our career services coordinators to help you develop your career plans and search. The more you participate in these free offerings, the greater your chances of receiving great opportunities upon graduation.

* NYIT-Vancouver offers a limited number of on-campus, paid student assistant positions.

What are the types of jobs that students pursue upon graduation? »

The great majority of NYIT M.B.A. students have job offers or are enrolled in further study soon after they graduate. Many NYIT-Vancouver graduates (international students) return to their home countries to seek employment, while others have secured jobs with companies such as TD Canada Bank, Fido, President's Choice MasterCard, Sunlife Financial, Walmart Canada, Poscan Canada, Strong International, Zara, Cision, World Financial, Manulife, and Zee Power Group.

Average pay will differ by experience, position, industry, and company.


Does NYIT-Vancouver assist students in accommodations and airport pickups? »

NYIT-Vancouver Accommodation and Airport Pickup 

Students have the option to set up their accommodation through ‘I Love HomeStay,’ which assists students in finding accommodations in Vancouver. Students will be placed with a local family and have opportunities to interact with Canadians, experience the Canadian way of life, learn about Vancouver, and improve their English skills. Furthermore, I Love HomeStay also provides services for airport pick-up and drop-off. Students can contact I Love HomeStay at:
2279 Nanaimo St. Vancouver, BC V5N 5E1
Phone: 604.253.9310


*Note: this is one recommended accommodation option; the service is not provided by NYIT-Vancouver.

Other Accommodation Options

Students should arrange their own accommodations. Below are some resources for both short- and longer-term accommodation.
The following links can be used for longer-term accommodations:

The following are generally inexpensive and suitable for short stays, as an alternative to hotels. Students can stay at these locations while looking for long-term accommodations:

  • YMCA, 995 Burrard St.,  604.681.0221
  • YWCA, 733 Beatty St.,  604.895.5830
  • Youth Hostel, 1515 Discovery St. (Jericho Park West), 604.224.3208
  • Hostelling International Vancouver, 1114 Burnaby St. (downtown), 604.684.4565
  • Backpacker's Hostel, 347 Pender St. (downtown), 604.688.0112
  • Shaughnessy Village, 1125 W. 12th Ave., 604.736.5551
  • Cambie Lodge, 446 W. 13th Ave., 604.872.3060
  • Point Grey Guest House, 4103 W. 10th Ave., 604.222.4104
  • UBC Conference Centre, Student Union Blvd., 604.822.1010

You can also connect with and obtain assistance from current NYIT-Vancouver students on Facebook. We can introduce you to more students once you are here. Our students are your best resources for accommodations.

*Please note: this is only a guide. NYIT does not have any affiliation with these agencies or websites.

Airport Pickup

NYIT-Vancouver does not provide airport pickups for students. Students who have arranged homestay through “I Love Homestay” have the option to arrange their own airport pickup. Please also see “HomeStay” above for airport pickup option.


How many intakes are there each year for the M.B.A. program? »

There are three terms/semesters in every academic year: January (Spring), May (Summer), and September (Fall); new students can be admitted six times a year. Each term consists of two 8-week cycles. New M.B.A. students can start in each cycle. Please note that international students are strongly encouraged to apply at least two months prior to their intended start date to accommodate the processing of their study permit application with Canadian immigration office.

How many intakes are there each year for the Master of Science in Information, Network, and Computer Security program? »

M.S.-INCS students can start the program at the beginning of any term/semester. There are three intakes per year for prospective students of this program.

Are there any tuition deposits required before I receive my letter of acceptance? »

Before the issuance of the letter of acceptance, international students must pay a tuition deposit of $2,610 (U.S.), representing tuition for the first three credits of the program.

Other Questions

Can I transfer from the Vancouver campus to the New York campus? »

Students are eligible to transfer between any global campuses but must maintain certain requirements before they can do so. To initiate the process, contact the Office of Global Exchange:

What is the cost of living in Vancouver? »

Factoring in tuition and book fees, the approximate expenses for one year to study in the M.B.A. program and live in Vancouver are:

  • Tuition (average 7.5 credits per term x 3 terms = 22.5 credits at $870 (U.S.) per credit = $19,575 (U.S.) tuition) + $1,000 books (U.S. per year estimated).
  • Living expenses (accommodations, food, insurance, transportation, emergency funds) $15,000 (U.S. per year estimated only).

The approximate expenses for one term are as follows:

  • Tuition (7.5 credits per term x $870 (U.S.) per credit): $6,525 + books (per term)
  • Living expenses (accommodations, food, insurance, transportation, emergency funds) $4,000-5,000 (U.S. per term, estimated only).

Please note these are all estimated figures and there are three terms in one academic year: Spring (January-April), Summer (May-August) and Fall (September-December).

(For information on the tuition fee of M.S.-INCS program, please email  or call 604.639.0942.)

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