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New York Institute of Technology Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into New York Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
75%
Admission Difficulty for New York Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Difficult 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into New York Institute of Technology and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at New York Institute of Technology is 75%.  It ranks #100 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. New York Institute of Technology is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 8,220 out of 11,007 applicants were admitted.

The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent (SAT 1060/1290 ACT 23/30). New York Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.5. 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The New York Institute of Technology application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jul 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to 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 confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

New York Institute of Technology SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1060-1290
Applicants Submitting SAT 
91%
SAT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1290
Average SAT Score 1180

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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 prefers applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. New York Institute of Technology ranks #37 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 
1290 and Above Good >85%
1175 to 1290 Avg + 75%-85%
1060 to 1175 Avg - 61%-75%
945 to 1060 Reach 45%-61%
Less than 945 Low <45%
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New York Institute of Technology ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
23-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
22%
ACT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 30
Average ACT Score 26

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 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 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 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #34 in New York and #239 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New York Institute of Technology.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

New York Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
30 and Above Good >86%
26 to 30 Avg + 75%-86%
23 to 26 Avg - 63%-75%
20 to 23 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 20 Low <50%
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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 #44 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 75% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

New York Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,154 5,853 11,007
Accepted 3,874 4,346 8,220
Acceptance Rate 75% 74% 75%
Enrolled 281 443 724
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 10% 9%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 15, 2023
Days left to Apply
229

Applicants have 229 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 15, 2023.

Application Fee

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

Application 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 Application 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?

75% 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.

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

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1290. 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 23 and 30. 22% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.