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Institutional Rankings

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2021

In this survey, which focuses on student success, New York Tech moved up to #264 nationally in 2021 vs. #266 in 2020 (up 130 points from #396 in 2019).

  • #1 in New York State and #8 in the Northeast Top Schools for Environment, a pillar that measures inclusion, diversity, and international student representation.
  • Among Most Diverse universities in the U.S.
  • #264: New York Tech's ranking in 2021
  • Top Third of 797 universities in the 2021 WSJ/THE College Rankings.
  • #33 among 79 universities in New York State in the rankings.
  • #101 of 258 universities ranked in the Northeast.

Times Higher Education

U.S. News & World Report 2021 Rankings

In this survey, New York Tech moved up eight points to #34 nationally in 2021, vs. #42 in 2020 and #50 in 2019.

  • #34 Best Regional Universities (North)
  • #56 Best Value Schools (Regional Universities – North)
  • #73 Top Performer on Social Mobility (Regional Universities – North)

Many of our programs receive top rankings—see schools and colleges listing below.

U.S. News & World Report

2020–2021 Best College of Distinction

In recognition of its engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community, and successful outcomes, New York Tech earned College of Distinction status for the third year in a row.

Several of our programs have also received this designation—see schools and colleges rankings below.

College of Distinction

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Diversity and Access to Opportunity

#1 Most Diverse Student Body Among Colleges and Universities in the United States

24/7 Wall St., reported by USA Today

#151 QS World University Rankings of Best 4-Year Colleges in the U.S., 2020 (#14 in New York)

Based on equitable access, diversity, and employability outcomes.

Top Universities

#2 Campus Ethnic Diversity + #4 Most International Students

2021 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings

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A Degree of Value

#7 Highest Mobility Rate Among Private (Master's) Institutions in the U.S.

Based on percentage of all students in a birth cohort at a particular college whose parents were in the bottom 20 percent for household income, and were then able to reach the top 20 percent for individual earnings post-graduation).

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Top 15% Best Colleges, Based on Salary Potential of Graduates

PayScale College Salary Report

Tier I College

Based on affordability and ability to offer quality in-classroom, online, and blended format education.

Educate to Career (ETC) College Rankings

94% of New York Tech Graduates are Employed or Pursuing an Advance Degree Within Six Months of Graduation

New York Tech Graduate Student Survey

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Offering Pathways for Transfer Students

Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll

Recognized for excellence in the development and support of dynamic and innovative transfer pathways for community college transfer students.

Phi Theta Kappa, 2021

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Honoring Our Veterans

#15 Best Colleges for Veterans (Regional Universities – North)

2021 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings

2020–2021 College of Distinction – Military Support

College of Distinction

Best for Vets College

#76 nationally and #4 in New York State among four-year colleges.

The Military Times, 2020

Military Friendly® School

Recognized for efforts to help veterans transition to the classroom and secure successful careers.

VIQTORY Media, 2020

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Campus Safety

Safest College Campuses

New York Tech is listed on the 50 Safest Small Colleges and Universities in America.

Collegechoices.net, 2020

#14: Long Island campus is among the safest in the U.S.

Safe At Last survey, 2019

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New York Tech's Distinguished Colleges/Schools

College of Arts and Sciences

2021 Best Online Graduate Education Programs

U.S. News & World Report

Top 20 Best Biotechnology Degree Programs

Money, Inc.

Top 20% Highest Paid Biology Graduates in the U.S.

College Factual, 2020

Top 15% Highest Paid Graduates in the U.S. in Public Relations and Advertising in the Middle Atlantic Region

College Factual, 2020

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School of Architecture and Design

#31 Among Most Admired Undergraduate Architecture Schools in the U.S.

DesignIntelligence, 2019

#11 Most-Hired-From Architecture Schools with 70–99 graduates

DesignIntelligence, 2019

#5 Interior Design Program Ranking

DesignIntelligence, 2019

Top 5% Highest-Paid General Architecture/Architecture and Related Graduates

College Factual, 2020

100% Graduation Rate for Interior Design Students (Four Years or Less) in Recent Years

College Factual, 2020

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College of Engineering and Computing Sciences

ASEE Diversity Recognition Program (ADRP): Bronze Award

American Society for Engineering Education, 2020

Program of Distinction: Engineering

College of Distinction 2020 –2021

Best Engineering Programs in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report

Best Computer Science Programs in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report

Top 20 Schools Fostering Diversity and Inclusion

Women Engineer's 2019 reader's choice list

Girls in Engineering and Technology Day named an Inspiring Program in STEM

INSIGHT Into Diversity, 2020

Top 10% Highest Paid Graduates in the U.S. (Engineering Technologies)

College Factual, 2020

Best 20 Engineering Schools in New York State (#1 in Long Island and #5 among private schools)


#33 Best Schools to Earn Your Cybersecurity Degree

Cyberdegreesedu.org, 2021

Top 15% Highest Paid Graduates in the U.S. (Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering)

College Factual, 2020

Top 10 Graduate School for offering a diversified curriculum, student base, and faculty, and fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment

Woman Engineer magazine, 2020

Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs (Energy Management) for the past four years (#65)

U.S. News & World Report, 2021

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School of Health Professions

School of Health Professions Graduates Are Among the Top 22% of Earners in Their Field

College Factual, 2020

Program of Distinction: Nursing

College of Distinction 2020 –2021

Clinical Nutrition M.S. is Ranked Among the Best Master's Programs in the U.S.

TheBestSchools.org, 2020

#7 Top M.S. in Clinical Nutrition U.S. Rankings (Best in the Northeast).

Intelligent.com, 2020

Top 60 Nursing Programs in New York State

Nursing School Almanac, 2020

Top Physician Assistant Programs in New York State

Universities.com, 2020

100% Licensure Pass Rates for Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies in 2019

Goals & Outcomes

95% Licensure pass rate for Physical Therapy graduates in 2019

Outcomes & Objectives

97% NCLEX pass rate for nursing students in 2018

Student Outcomes

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School of Management

Program of Distinction: Business Program

College of Distinction 2020 –2021

Top 5% of Business Schools Globally Earning AACSB Accreditation


Highest Paid Graduates in Finance and Financial Management

College Factual, 2020

Highest Salaries Earned by Entrepreneurial Studies Graduates from New York Tech

TheBestSchools.org, 2020

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College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM)

NYITCOM is one of the largest osteopathic medical schools in the U.S. and currently the largest medical school by class size on Long Island

About us

98% Residency Match/Placement Rate Achieved by the Class of 2020

Residency Placement

NYITCOM's COMLEX Level I and III pass rates, 94.42 percent and 98 percent, respectively, surpassed the national average in 2018.

Student Outcomes Data

NYITCOM, established in 1977, was the first osteopathic medical school in New York State, and NYITCOM-Arkansas, established in 2016, was the first in Arkansas

Jonesboro, Arkansas campus

Awarded “Healthy & Fit Workplace”

Long Island Business News, 2019

Silver Status: Exercise as Medicine Campus

American College of Sports Medicine, 2019

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