Transfer Students: Applying to NYIT

Transfer Students: Applying to NYIT

Thanks for your interest in NYIT! Regardless of what program you enter, transferring to NYIT to continue your education will have a transformative effect on your career.

We offer a generous transfer credit acceptance policy, and upon admission, our transfer evaluations department will review your transcripts and prepare a personalized, course-by-course evaluation of credits applicable to your major. That’s why 20 percent of our incoming class are transfer students.

We review applications for admission and automatic scholarship decision on a rolling basis, as long as space is available.

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Admission Requirements

Some degrees have specific admission requirements.

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Deadlines

Regular Admission: Applications  are reviewed on a rolling admission basis, as long as space is available. The following specific program has separate deadlines:

How to Apply

Step 1: Complete an Application

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Complete the Common Application or the NYIT Online Application. There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.

Step 2: Submit Required Application Materials

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NYIT prefers electronic submission of documents. Please submit your documents electronically to ensure efficient processing by NYIT. NYIT participates in several electronic transcripts networks: National Student Clearinghouse, Parchment Exchange, and eSCRIP-SAFE. If your prior institution does not participate with one of our networks, they may send an electronic official transcript directly to NYIT at admissions@nyit.edu. If you recently submitted supporting documents, please allow the Office of Admissions at least 2-4 weeks to process your materials.

Required documents include:

  • Copies of transcripts from all colleges you have attended.
  • Official test scores (AP, IB, A-Level, etc.)
  • All final, official transcripts must be received prior to the start of your first semester.
  • If you have fewer than 24 credits of previous college work completed, submit your official high school transcript and your SAT (critical reading and math only) or ACT test scores. You have the option of submitting results from the previous or redesigned SAT.
    NYIT SAT Code: 2561; NYIT ACT Code 2832

Step 3: Submit Two Letters of Recommendation

Step 4: Complete 300-350 Word Essay

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Choose one of the following essay topics:

  • Tell us about your career goals and why attending NYIT would further these goals.
  • Describe the achievement of which you are most proud and why.
  • Explain your desire to work in the fields of occupational therapy or nursing. *required for these programs only

Submit your application materials:

NYIT prefers electronic submission of documents. Submit your documents.

NYIT participates in several electronic transcripts networks: National Student Clearinghouse, Parchment Exchange, and eSCRIP-SAFE. If your prior institution does not participate with one of our networks, they may send an electronic official transcript directly to NYIT at admissions@nyit.edu.

If required, you may email other documents to admissions@nyit.edu or fax to 516.686.1116.

Our mailing address is:

Office of Admissions
New York Institute of Technology
P.O. Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY 11568-8000

Additional Information

Transfer Your Credits

College Credit in High School

Check Your Application Status

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Throughout the admission process, you can check on the status of your application. We will communicate with you through the Application Portal and via email regarding missing documents required for your application. Please register for an account to check to your status. If your status says “incomplete,” then we are not able to review your application for admission until all required documents are received. If you recently submitted these items, please allow 2-4 weeks for us to process these materials. Nursing applicants who applied through the Nursing Centralized Application System should check their status by logging onto their Nursing CAS account.

If you have attended NYIT in the past and are interested in re-enrolling:

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Depending on how long you have been away from NYIT, different requirements apply for readmission.

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