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For the 13th consecutive year, NYIT has been ranked as a top university in the north in U.S. News & World Report’s “2011 Best Colleges” among regional schools that offer a full range of undergraduate and master’s programs. More than 1,400 accredited four-year schools were included in this year’s list and were ranked based on peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, and alumni giving.

In addition, the Chronicle of Higher Education cited NYIT as one of the best colleges to work for in a survey of more than 42,000 employees at 277 U.S. institutions of higher learning.

Lastly, the Daily Beast ranked NYIT-Old Westbury the second safest college campus in the United States on a list of the top 50 most dangerous and top 50 safest schools.


Nada Anid, Ph.D., dean of the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, received the Diamond Award from LISTnet, the Long Island Software & Technology Network. The award recognizes individuals whose contributions have advanced women in technology on Long Island.

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