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Chances of getting into New York Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.8%
Admission Difficulty for New York Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into New York Institute of Technology and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #76 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,033 out of 11,848 applicants were admitted making New York Institute of Technology a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. New York Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. New York Institute of Technology is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

New York Institute of Technology SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1070-1295
Applicants Submitting SAT
91%
SAT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 665
SAT Composite 75th 1295
Average SAT Score 1180

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to New York Institute of Technology?

New York Institute of Technology typically prefers applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #40 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

New York Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1295 and Above Good >78%
1182 to 1295 Avg + 68%-78%
1070 to 1182 Avg - 56%-68%
958 to 1070 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 958 Low <42%
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New York Institute of Technology ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
22%
ACT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into New York Institute of Technology?

Admission data indicates that New York Institute of Technology regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #37 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New York Institute of Technology.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

New York Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >80%
25 to 29 Avg + 68%-80%
22 to 25 Avg - 57%-68%
19 to 22 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 19 Low <46%
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New York Institute of Technology GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into New York Institute of Technology?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into New York Institute of Technology. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at New York Institute of Technology was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #39 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as New York Institute of Technology accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted New York Institute of Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 19% Good
3.50 to 3.75 30% Good
3.25 to 3.50 28% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 17% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

67% of New York Institute of Technology freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted New York Institute of Technology students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 12%
Top 25% of class 40%
Top 50% of class 67%
Bottom 50% of class 33%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

New York Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,655 6,193 11,848
Accepted 3,864 4,169 8,033
Acceptance Rate 68% 67% 68%
Enrolled 332 520 852
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 12% 11%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
225

Applicants have 225 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to New York Institute of Technology is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to New York Institute of Technology and what student information is used for admission decisions?

New York Institute of Technology Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at New York Institute of Technology
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=194091 IPEDS survey data for New York Institute of Technology.

FAQs

Does New York Institute of Technology prefer SAT or ACT?

91% of students submit their SAT scores to New York Institute of Technology. 22% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into New York Institute of Technology?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to New York Institute of Technology. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for New York Institute of Technology?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1295. 91% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for New York Institute of Technology?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 29. 22% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.