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: Clifford Temprosa

Clifford Temprosa loves learning about new cultures. With his New York Tech degree in international business, he hopes to work for a transnational company where he can connect people from different backgrounds and help make a positive impact on the world.

The Perfect Match

In 2014, medical student Naima Masud registered with Be The Match. Five years later, she received a call telling her she could potentially save a life.

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

New York Institute of Technology Student Veterans Organization members joined panel discussions at the student Veterans Association National Conference.

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.

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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