Our Students

NYIT students are makers, doers, innovators, and inventors, eager to make the world a better place. At NYIT, they tackle real-world problems in and out of the classroom. They conduct groundbreaking research, pursue internships, and network with industry leaders. And when they graduate, they are ready to lead, heal, and create.


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Features and Videos

Student Profile: Ismael José

Incoming New York City SGA President Ismael José is motivated by his philosophy of “be the change.” He believes leadership is about “uplifting those around you so that they can shine, and together we shine brighter.”

NewsByte: CyBears Competing, Preparing for Fall

While COVID-19 pandemic shut down most athletic competitions, New York Tech’s CyBears eSports team continues to compete and is preparing for a busy fall season.

Student Profile: Chintan Manish Popat

Incoming GSA President, Chintan Manish Popat first joined GSA as a volunteer in an effort to be part of a community and to make friends. As president, he hopes to achieve better communication with incoming students, expand cultural and technical events to build interdepartmental communication, and increase outreach to alumni to help students bridge the gap between grad school and employment.

Bears Win Top Conference Awards for Community Service

New York Tech wins two awards presented by the East Coast Conference: the Community Engagement Award of Excellence for the baseball team's work with the League of YES and the Community Cup for most community service hours per student-athlete.

Virtual Success: New York Tech Celebrates Its 59th Commencement

New York Tech’s 59th annual commencement enabled graduates, families, friends, faculty, and staff to tune in to a stream that included celebratory speeches, the conferral of degrees, and individual school and college ceremonies honoring each graduate and recognizing student awards and honors.

NewsByte: NYITCOM 2020 Graduate Receives Research Award

Jennifer Behbodikhah, D.O. (’20), received the Eastern Section Scholars Award from the American Federation for Medical Research.

Student Profile: Akil Boby

Incoming SGA President Akil Boby's believes a fulfilling college experience involves merging education with outside interests and encourages all current and incoming students to take advantage of all the clubs, organizations, and activities on campus.

Student Profile: Eboni Odom

A junior majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering and president of the Campus Programming Board (CPB), Eboni Odom encourages students to find the right balance between academics and extracurricular activities.

By the Numbers

    • Undergraduate: 51%
    • Graduate: 42%
    • Medical/Professional: 7%
  • International Makeup

  • Racial and Ethnic Makeup

    • American Indian/Alaska Native: <1%
    • Asian: 18%
    • Black/African-American: 5%
    • Hispanic/Latino: 9%
    • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: <1%
    • Non-resident alien: 27%
    • Two or more races: 1%
    • Unknown: 11%
    • White: 27%
  • Gender Ratio

  • Scholarship Recipients

  • Pell Grant Recipients

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