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New York Institute of Technology Admission Requirements

Old Westbury, New York

Chances of getting into New York Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
75.7%
Admission Difficulty for New York Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into New York Institute of Technology and can I get accepted? The school has a 76% acceptance rate ranking it #98 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,927 out of 9,145 applicants were admitted making New York Institute of Technology an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 44 percent. New York Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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New York Institute of Technology SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
91%
SAT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1160

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

New York Institute of Technology typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #48 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

New York Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >84%
1160 to 1270 Avg + 76%-84%
1050 to 1160 Avg - 65%-76%
940 to 1050 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 940 Low <52%
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New York Institute of Technology ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-28 
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 28
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 28
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 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

New York Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >84%
25 to 28 Avg + 76%-84%
22 to 25 Avg - 65%-76%
19 to 22 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 19 Low <52%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need 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 grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as New York Institute of Technology accepts 76% of all applicants.

 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

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%

Admission Statistics

New York Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,277 4,868 9,145
Accepted 3,204 3,723 6,927
Acceptance Rate 75% 76% 76%
Enrolled 345 544 889
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 15% 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to New York Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?

New York Institute of Technology Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

76% of those who apply are granted admission to New York Institute of Technology. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1270. 91% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 28. 22% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.