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: Sarah Elisabeth Johnson

Before she even completed high school, Sarah Johnson filed for two provisional patents. At New York tech, the electrical and computer engineering student’s passion for innovation continues.

New York Tech Veterans Shine at NatCon 2020

Members of New York Tech’s Student Veterans Organization advocated on panels at the 2020 Student Veterans Association National Conference (NatCon).

Student Profile: Danny MacKenzie

Danny MacKenzie Jr. is not waiting to earn his medical degree to start making a difference in people’s lives. The future physician founded A Smile Is…, an innovative project aimed at destigmatizing mental illness.

Center for Global Health Hosts First Case Competition

Three interdisciplinary teams of New York Tech students presented solutions to a global health crisis.

Student Profile: Karla Perez

Aspiring interior designer Karla Perez believes well-designed spaces should be accessible to everyone. The way to achieve that, she says, is with diverse voices.

News Byte: Engineers and Computer Scientists for a Day

New York Tech students helped fifth-graders experience new technology and gain problem-solving skills during a visit to New York Tech’s Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center.

Meet New York Tech’s SGA Presidents

Nicholas Duci and Layla Elkoulily are the 2019-20 Student Government Association (SGA) presidents for the New York City and Long Island campuses, respectively. They sat down with The Box to talk about what they hope to achieve.

Connecting the Classroom With the Community

Students share their experiences on community outreach initiatives at the 2019 Service-Learning Conference.

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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