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New York Institute of Technology - 2016

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Graduate

Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

--Completed application for admission and $50 application fee.
--A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or equivalent for international students) is required for admission preferably in engineering, technology or the sciences.
--Official transcript(s) of all previous academic study are required.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

--Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Information, Network, and Computer Security: Admission requires a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, engineering or a closely-related field (e.g. physics or mathematics) from an accredited program (ABET-accredited for Engineering degrees, or regionally accredited for all others) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.85. Applicants whose undergraduate major is different from their intended graduate program must satisfy all specific course prerequisites. Applicants to any of these programs who do not have a minimum of 2.85 GPA, but have potential for success, may be required to take the Graduate Record Examiniation (GRE).
--Energy Management and Environmental Technology: Applicants with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.85 or higher can be accepted directly into the program. At the discretion of the Director, applicants with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.84 may be given the opportunity to demonstrate their qualifications for full matriculation by achieving a graduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the first four graduate degree courses. Such students may also be required to take the GRE and meet individual departmental requirements.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

--Completed Application for Admission and $50 application fee. General deadlines are July 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester Applications to the M.S. Computer Science, M.S. Information, Network, &Computer Security, and M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering programs should be received by June 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester.
--Official records or transcripts for all colleges attended and a copy of college diploma or proof of degree. If your transcripts are in a language other than English, you must submit an English translation
--Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (written), 213 (computer) and 79/80 (IBT), or 6 on IELTS. Applicants who submit TOEFL scores between 500 and 550 (written), 173-213 (computer) or 61-79/80 (IBT) will be required to study English as a second language before they can be fully matriculated into their academic program of choice. Applicants who submit TOEFL scores under 500 (written), 173 (computer), 61 (IBT), or below 5 on IELTS cannot be admitted into graduate programs at NYIT, and may retake the test or apply to NYIT's English Language Institute for additional instruction in English.
--A notarized Affidavit of Support and bank statement from your or your sponsor's bank, demonstrating financial support.
--International students holding an F-1 visa issued for study at another U.S. institution must submit an 1-20 Transfer Form completed by an official at the transferring school.

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

--Completed Application for Admission and $50 application fee. General deadlines are July 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester Applications to the M.S. Computer Science, M.S. Information, Network, &Computer Security, and M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering programs should be received by June 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester.
--Official records or transcripts for all colleges attended and a copy of college diploma or proof of degree. If your transcripts are in a language other than English, you must submit an English translation
--Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (written), 213 (computer) and 79/80 (IBT), or 6 on IELTS. Applicants who submit TOEFL scores between 500 and 550 (written), 173-213 (computer) or 61-79/80 (IBT) will be required to study English as a second language before they can be fully matriculated into their academic program of choice. Applicants who submit TOEFL scores under 500 (written), 173 (computer), 61 (IBT), or below 5 on IELTS cannot be admitted into graduate programs at NYIT, and may retake the test or apply to NYIT's English Language Institute for additional instruction in English.
--A notarized Affidavit of Support and bank statement from your or your sponsor's bank, demonstrating financial support.
--International students holding an F-1 visa issued for study at another U.S. institution must submit an 1-20 Transfer Form completed by an official at the transferring school.

Residency Requirements

A limited number of graduate credits taken at other accredited institutions and completed with a grade of B or better may be credited toward the graduate degree, provided those graduate credits have not been applied toward another degree and the course content is deemed by the director to be appropriate to the major being pursued and the equivalent of that offered at NYIT.

A maximum of 9 transfer credits may be applied to the Energy Management program. A maximum of 6 transfer credits may be applied to computer science, electrical and computer science engineering, and environmental technology programs.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Completed application for admission, $50 application fee, official undergraduate transcripts for all schools attended, and copy of college diploma or proof of degree.

All requests for transfer credit must be made within the first semester of enrollment. Students are encouraged to initiate requests for transfer credit at the time of application for admission to a graduate degree program.