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

New York Tech to Host Cybersecurity Hackathon

On April 30, the College of Engineering and Computing Sciences will host its eighth cybersecurity hackathon challenge, where competing teams of New York Tech students will face 15 cryptographic challenges.

Student Profile: Nicholas Spano

Nicholas Spano has made his dreams a reality during his time at New York Tech, working and gaining hands-on experience at an architectural firm, while simultaneously working on significant research projects. The Box sat down with Spano to learn more about his time at New York Tech and his plans for the future.

Alumni Offer Words of Leadership Wisdom

Three New York Tech alumni share insight about their respective journey to positions of leadership in the “Truths of Leadership” virtual panel on April 6.

New York Tech Live: When New York Was Puerto Rican

At the inaugural “New York Tech Live” on March 24, four iconic New Yorkers discussed the monumental impact of West Side Story on their lives and work, set in the context of New York City and urban planning for the Upper West Side.

Student Profile: Kathryn Vu

Electrical and computer engineering student Kathryn Vu recently received a 2021 Greek Leader of Distinction award from the Northeast Greek Leadership Association. Now, as she prepares to graduate this May, she intends to use her leadership skills to push for progress in STEM fields.

Let’s Get Social!

Through a new social media ambassadors program, students showcase what it’s like to study at New York Tech.

Forest Therapy Walks Debut on Long Island Campus

A new series of Forest Therapy Walks give members of the Long Island campus community a new way to access the serene and restorative environment.

The Big Give 2021

For 1,955 minutes, the New York Tech community virtually came together for the Big Give, raising $340,277, exceeding last year’s total by nearly $40,000, to support current and future students.

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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