Our Students

New York Tech students are makers, doers, innovators, and inventors, eager to make the world a better place. They take on real-world problems and tackle them inside and outside the classroom. Our undergraduate and graduate students conduct groundbreaking research, pursue internships at top companies, volunteer at organizations in need, and attend professional conferences to network with industry leaders. When they graduate, they are ready to lead, heal, and create.


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Features and Videos

College of Engineering and Computing Sciences Ph.D. Programs Are Making Great Strides

Launched between 2020 and 2022, the Ph.D. programs augment New York Tech’s offerings in engineering and computer science, provide faculty with greater opportunities to conduct research, and place doctoral candidates on the cutting edge of science and technology.

Spotlight on Financial Aid Awareness Month

Changes to the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form intended to make it easier to complete have had the opposite effect. New York Tech’s Marcelle Hicks and Tricia Bowman explain the challenges and what members of the university community can do.

Learning To Embrace Her Culture

For Arab American Heritage Month, Mirolla Mekaiel, a life sciences/osteopathic medicine (B.S./D.O.) student, reflects on stereotypes and misconceptions about Arab Americans, her journey to embracing her culture, and her hope that the Arab American community be recognized for its contributions to society.

Regenerative Engineering Pioneers to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2024 Commencement

Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, Ph.D. (B.S. ’84), and Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D., pioneers in regenerative engineering, will receive honorary Doctor of Science degrees at New York Tech’s 63rd commencement on May 19.

Engineering Students Take Home Top Prizes at CREATE Symposium

College of Engineering and Computing Sciences students took home first- and second-place prizes at the 10th annual Cultivating Resources for Employment with Assistive TEchnology (CREATE) Symposium for their inventions designed to assist those with developmental disabilities in their everyday tasks at work.

Student Profile: Aaron Nandlal

Aaron Nandlal first discovered his love for electricity during a backyard project with his father. At New York Tech, he is majoring in electrical and computer engineering so he can turn his passion into a career.

A Life-Changing Service Trip to the Dominican Republic

This March, NYITCOM student Claudia Guerrero Diaz, in collaboration with the Center for Global Health, organized a spring break service trip that brought 16 students and three faculty members to the Dominican Republic.

Affecting Change Through Community-Based Design

Architecture students Elise Park and Kendal Eastwood share professional goals and work together often to advance toward their future careers.

By the Numbers

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    • Undergraduate: 3,419
    • Graduate: 2,490
    • Medical/Professional: 1,762 (NY and AR)
  • International Makeup

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  • Racial and Ethnic Makeup

    (New York/online only)

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    • American Indian/Alaska Native (0.2%)
    • Asian (20.5%)
    • Black/African-American (9.9%)
    • Hispanic/Latino (17.0%)
    • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (0.4%)
    • Non-resident alien (14.6%)
    • Two or more ethnicities (3.7%)
    • Unknown (6.4%)
    • White (27.3%)
  • Gender Ratio

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  • PERCENT OF FIRST-TIME FULL-TIME DEGREE-SEEKING STUDENTS RECEIVING INSTITUTIONAL AID

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  • Percent of International Students

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  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio

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  • First-Generation Undergraduate Students

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  • Financial Aid Award

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    • $33,016 average financial aid award for first-time, full-time degree-seeking students at our New York campuses
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