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New York Institute of Technology Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into New York Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
76.9%
Admission Difficulty for New York Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into New York Institute of Technology and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #104 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,651 out of 9,945 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 challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 41 percent. New York Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 12% 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
1110-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
84%
SAT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1110
SAT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1300
Average SAT Score 1210

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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 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. The school ranks #53 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

New York Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >85%
1205 to 1300 Avg + 77%-85%
1110 to 1205 Avg - 66%-77%
1015 to 1110 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 1015 Low <54%
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New York Institute of Technology ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
18%
ACT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for New York Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #42 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 18 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
27 and Above Good >85%
24 to 27 Avg + 77%-85%
21 to 24 Avg - 66%-77%
18 to 21 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 18 Low <54%
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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 #30 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 77% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted New York Institute of Technology students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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 4,505 5,440 9,945
Accepted 3,415 4,236 7,651
Acceptance Rate 76% 78% 77%
Enrolled 338 556 894
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 13% 12%

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.