Why New York Tech?

Why New York Tech?

1. Graduate Profession-Ready

B.S./M.S. ALUMNI NICHOLAS CARIELLO’S INVOLVEMENT WITH CLUBS AND PART-TIME JOBS ON CAMPUS LED TO A COVETED CYBERSECURITY INTERNSHIP WITH IBM AND AFTER GRADUTION, A FULL-TIME JOB. HIS ADVICE IN TWO WORDS: “GET INVOLVED.”

94%: That’s the percentage of our grads who are employed or in grad school within six months of getting their diploma. New York Tech is in the top 15% of U.S. colleges based on the salary potential of our alumni, according to PayScale’s 2019-20 College Salary Report. BONUS: From your first days in college and for the rest of your career, our Office of Career Services provides you resources and a path to success.



2. Live in New York, Learn in New York

Whether you crave the energetic buzz of New York City or the peaceful tranquility of Long Island’s Gold Coast, our campuses offer you the vicinity and connections to top industries in the greater New York area. Visit and intern with organizations like Amazon, Morgan Stanley, the City of New York, and NBC; start up your career at innovative start-ups in the city’s tech incubators; and access unparalleled networking opportunities. BONUS: Customize your education by taking classes and participating in activities at either or both campuses.

Learn career tips from Google recruiters who met with students in the company's NYC offices.



3. Be Prepared to Reinvent the Future

LAVERN RHABURN SULA (B.S. ’88) WASN’T SURE HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE UNTIL NEW YORK TECH GAVE HER THE FINANCIAL BOOST SHE NEEDED. NOW SHE IS HEAD OF THE NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION OF ARGUS CYBER SECURITY, THE WORLD’S LARGEST INDEPENDENT AUTOMOTIVE CYBERSECURITY COMPANY.

Our tech-focused degree programs focus on what the world needs—doers, makers, and innovators who are uniquely prepared to solve 21st-century challenges in fields ranging from cybercrime to biotechnology, health care to blockchain, data science to sustainable design, digital communications to energy management…and other in-demand areas.



4. Save Time and Money: Combined, Accelerated Degrees

Our 4+1 and combined undergraduate-graduate degree programs offer motivated students accelerated options that save time and money. BONUS: Accreditations, industry partnerships, and corporate collaborations give you an extra competitive edge when you’re starting out.

Roomi founder Ajay Yadav makes Forbes 30 Under 30.



5. Earn a High-Quality Education with a High ROI

STUDENT H. MELLISA MAHADEO GREW UP IN SURINAME, WHERE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES WERE LIMITED. HER NEW YORK TECH SCHOLARSHIP MADE IT POSSIBLE FOR HER TO PURSUE A CAREER IN HEALTH SCIENCES.

We are committed to offering one of the lowest private tuitions in New York State, including and more than $40 million in institutional financial aid each year. 99% of our first-year undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid.



6. Discover, Collaborate, Innovate

Today’s employers seek employees who have crossover skills and know how to collaborate and innovate. Our “makers and doers” learn how to approach projects with a growth mindset and a critically creative approach, from preventing cyber criminals from hacking your car to building businesses on campus and off.

WHERE GAMING AND REAL ESTATE COLLIDE: ALUMNI LAUNCH “VIRTUAL” REALTY COMPANY.



7. Pursue Research, Solve Real-World Problems

UNDERGRADUATE BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL SCIENCES STUDENTS EXTRACT BACTERIOPHAGES FROM DIRTY SPONGES, ASSISTING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR BRYAN GIBB, PH.D., WITH HIS RESEARCH TO FIGHT ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT INFECTIONS.

At New York Tech, undergraduate and graduate students alike participate in important research in all of our schools and colleges: Arts and Sciences, Architecture and Design, Engineering and Computing Sciences, Health Professions, Management, and Osteopathic Medicine.



8. Open Yourself to New Experiences

Our motivated students are encouraged to participate: in meaningful internships and experiential learning, study-abroad programs, service learning oopportunities, professional conferences, industry organizations, professional competitions, and more.

PARTICIPATE IN ACTIVITIES AND EXPLORE YOUR PASSIONS: HELP REBUILD STORM-RAVAGED AREAS IN PUERTO RICO; CONTRIBUTE TO THE REVITALIZATION OF A NEIGHBORHOOD IN HARLEM; OR INTERN WITH TOP COMPANIES.



9. Engage with a Faculty That’s Invested in You

STUDENTS JOIN NATHAN THOMPSON, PH.D., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ANATOMY, WHO STUDIES LOCOMOTION IN GORILLAS IN RWANDA AND UGANDA TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT HUMAN EVOLUTION AND ANATOMY.

Gain access to one of New York’s most professionally active full-time and adjunct faculties. Our dedicated teacher-scholars are among the best and brightest in their fields and are eager to share their knowledge, research, and passion for their field.



10. Make Friends—and Colleagues—for Life

You are as dedicated to your extracurriculars as you are to your academics—and so are your fellow students at New York Tech. Whether you live in a residence hall or commute to campus, you’ll be part of a close-knit network of friends and supporters.

CLUBS, LIKE OUR CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS, GIVE YOU A LEG UP ON YOUR NETWORKING AND CAREER TRACK.



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