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: Yadvi Maheshwari

Yadvi Maheshwari’s heart always belonged to art and design but knew it wasn’t limited to just pencil and paper. At New York Tech, she’s gaining hands-on experience combining traditional art with modern technology.

Taking Puerto Rico by Storm

A group of 18 interdisciplinary students traveled to Puerto Rico at the start of the spring semester to build a storm station in the small town of Río Piedras.

Student Profile: Christopher De Leon

In the summer of 2019, Christopher De Leon was selected for a prestigious internship with the United States Navy, where he worked on upgrading and servicing existing electrical controls on naval ships.

Student Profile: Kristen Skonieczny

In June 2019, medical student Kristen Skonieczny traveled to Montana and Wyoming to search for bones and teeth from the ancient mammal, Coryphodon.

Student Profile: Melissa Mazo

After working as a machinist, mechanical engineering major Melissa Mazo was inspired to learn how to design products. At New York Tech, she is gaining hands-on experience in her coursework as well as through her network outside of the classroom.

Student Profile: Susana Chinchilla

Susana Chinchilla approached her education and career in an unorthodox way, diving headfirst into a job before completing her bachelor’s degree. After returning to school and learning about UX/UI, she came to New York Tech to pursue a master’s in UX/UI Design and Development.

Student Involvement Fair: Spring 2020

At the Student Involvement Fairs on the Long Island and New York City campuses, students made new connections and learned how they can get involved in the New York Tech community.

Ask an Expert: Communication in the Digital Age

In an interview with Globesville, Professor of Communication Arts Felisa Kaplan talks about social media’s influence on today’s global society and offers her predictions on what digital devices may look like in the future.

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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