New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) is a private doctoral research university with two main campuses in New York, one in Old Westbury and one in Manhattan. Additionally, it has a cybersecurity research center in Port Washington, New York, as well as campuses in Arkansas, United Arab Emirates, China and Canada.
NYIT has five schools and two colleges, all with an emphasis on technology and applied scientific research: School of Architecture and Design, School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, School of Health Professions, School of Management, College of Arts and Sciences and College of Osteopathic Medicine.
NYIT offers a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master’s and doctoral programs. The Institute currently offers three doctoral degree programs, and has plans of offering more doctoral degree programs in the near future. NYIT is the birthplace of entirely 3D CGI films.
As of 2018, NYIT enrolls 9,930 full-time students across its campuses worldwide. U.S. News & World Report ranked NYIT 32nd in the 2017 edition of Best Regional Universities North Rankings. As of August 27, 2016, U.S. News & World Report listed NYIT as a “more selective” university.
NYIT’s intercollegiate competitive sports teams, include its four-time NCAA Division II national champion lacrosse team. All of NYIT’s teams compete in Division II. In 2019, NYIT became a College World Series team. The NYIT Bears are part of the East Coast Conference.