Live in New York
The value of an NYIT education goes far beyond our classrooms. On- and off-campus activities are an important part of your American education, where you will explore one of the world’s greatest cities and make lifelong friends from around the world. You’ll get the personal support you need from our dedicated international student services staff while gaining independence in your home away from home.
Find Your Home at NYIT
NYIT-New York City
Our New York City campus is located in the heart of New York City, within walking distance of Lincoln Center and Central Park, easily accessible by public transportation, and close to some of the world's best theaters, museums, libraries, international businesses, and restaurants.
The New York City campus offers two residence options:
- Andersen Hall: Single or double rooms, dining hall and full meal plan, located 30 minutes by subway from NYIT-New York City.
- Riverside Terrace Residence: Single, double, or triple rooms, most with private bathrooms, common area kitchens, located 15-20 minutes by subway from NYIT-New York City campus.
Our Long Island campus is located on Long Island, approximately 50 kilometers outside of New York City, which is easily accessible by train. Research labs, classroom buildings, and recreational facilities are connected by wooded and tree-lined walkways.
NYIT residence halls are located on the SUNY Old Westbury campus, minutes away from the NYIT campus. Free shuttles take students between campuses every 30 minutes.
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Office of International Education
Our Office of International Education provides personal assistance and support as you adjust to your new surroundings, new food, and new cultures. We offer assistance with visa and immigration issues, sponsor international student social groups, and serve as your home away from home in New York.
NYIT-Long Island is home to 13 NCAA athletics teams, including baseball, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Students can also participate in intramural sports including bubble soccer, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, and cheerleading.
Join our rich campus life: Become a student leader, volunteer or intern, soak up some local culture, or participate in NYIT's public programs like lectures, conferences, and club activities. Our two New York campuses have more than 100 clubs and organizations. Practice what you learn in class, polish your leadership and presentation skills, meet new people, or try something new. Cultural activities on campus abound – celebrate Chinese New Year or Diwali with students from your own country, or watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade at our New York City campus before enjoying a traditional meal with a host family. At NYIT, we offer an environment where you can embrace new and familiar cultural experiences.Explore student life in New York City Explore student life in Long Island