Admission Requirements: Electrical & Computer Engineering, B.S.

Thanks for your interest in the Electrical and Computer Engineering, B.S. degree. This degree has specific admission requirements in addition to our general requirements.

Admission Requirements


  • Minimum combined SAT score of 1080 (critical reading and math only), including a minimum score of 550 in math.
    • If you do not meet this requirement, you may be accepted as undeclared/pre-engineering students. You may transfer into this program from undeclared status or from another program within NYIT if you have:
      • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
      • Completed at least 12 credits of required math, physics, computer science, and engineering with a minimum GPA of 2.3 in these courses.
  • Three years of math.


  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.3.
  • Completed at least 12 credits of required math, physics, computer science, and engineering.
    • You may also satisfy these requirements by passing challenge examinations in these areas as provided for by NYIT policies.

Application Materials

  • Completed application.
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Copies of transcripts of all high school work, including college-level courses. Your mid-year and final grades will be required. All final, official transcripts must be received prior to the start of your first semester.
  • Official 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
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • 300-350 word essay on one of the following 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.


  • Regular Admission: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling admission basis, as long as space is available.
  • International Student Deadlines: December 1 for the spring semester and July 1 for the fall semester.

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