New York Institute of Technology (NYIT-COM Old Westbury)

Address

New York Institute of Technology / College of Osteopathic Medicine / Office of Admissions / Northern Boulevard P.O. Box 8000 Old / Westbury, NY 11568-8000

Overview

Savvy Rank
The Savvy Rank is a combination of admissions selectivity (MCAT, GPA, acceptance rate), research ranking, and primary care ranking.
999
School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
DO
Public/Private
Private
Year Founded
1977
US News Rank - Research
Unranked
US News Rank - Primary Care
Unranked
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
$$$
Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()

City Size
< 9M

Getting In

Median GPA
3.6
Median MCAT
504
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
Out-of-State Rating
Whether the school is very out-of-state friendly (), somewhat friendly (), not friendly (), or in-state only ()

International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
No
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
AACOMAS
Letters of Rec Required
DO letter Recommended
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()

Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
No
Typical Secondary Release Date
When does a school usually release its secondary relative to other med schools (though it may vary from year to year)?
Early
Secondary Fee
$80
Other Tests

Interviews

Interview Type
Interview Invites Begin
Interview Format
MMI - Multiple Mini Interview; Traditional - two-way conversation
Traditional
Accepts Updates?
Does the school accept update letters?

Secondary Essay Prompts

Essay Topics ('22-'23)

1. Briefly describe the reasons for your campus/site choice and comment on one or two factors that are most important to you in choosing where you wish to pursue your medical education. (Max. 1000 characters)

2. NYITCOM values diversity, equity, and inclusion. How will your background and experiences add to our inclusive culture and how will this focus influence your future role as a physician? (Max. 1000 characters)

3. Describe a challenge you’ve faced and the steps you took to overcome it. (Max. 1000 characters)

4. Describe the community in which you see yourself practicing medicine. (Max. 1000 characters)

5. Have you previously applied to NYITCOM? If yes, what specific steps have you taken to strengthen your credentials for the current application year? (Max. 1000 characters)

6. How and where did you learn about NYITCOM? (Max. 250 characters)

Essay Topics ('21 – '22)

1. Briefly describe the reasons for your campus/site choice and comment on one or two factors that are most important to you in choosing where you wish to pursue your medical education. (Max. 1000 characters)

2. NYITCOM values diversity, equity, and inclusion. How will your background and experiences add to our inclusive culture and how will this focus influence your future role as a physician? (Max. 1000 characters)

3. Describe a challenge you’ve faced and the steps you took to overcome it. (Max. 1000 characters)

4. Describe the community in which you see yourself practicing medicine. (Max. 1000 characters)

5. Have you previously applied to NYITCOM? If yes, what specific steps have you taken to strengthen your credentials for the current application year? (Max. 1000 characters)

6. How and where did you learn about NYITCOM? (Max. 250 characters)

Essay Topics (’20 – ’21)

1. Briefly describe the reasons for your campus/site choice and comment on one or two factors that are most important to you in choosing where you wish to pursue your medical education.

2. Describe an experience you have had in interacting/relating with people whose backgrounds are different than your own. What did you learn from it? How did it change your perspective?

3. Describe a challenge you’ve faced and the steps you took to overcome it.

4. After residency, describe the community in which you see yourself practicing medicine.

5. How and where did you learn about NYITCOM?

Essay Topics ('19 – '20)

1. Which NYITCOM campus/site are you interested in attending? (The NYITCOM Admissions Committee reserves the right to recommend the best campus fit for you based upon your complete application.)

2. Would you consider attending either campus?

3. Briefly describe the reasons for your campus/site choice and comment on one or two factors that are most important to you in choosing where you wish to pursue your medical education. (Max. 1000 characters)

4. Describe an experience you have had in interacting/relating with people whose backgrounds are different than your own. What did you learn from it? How did it change your perspective? (Max. 1000 characters)

5. Describe a challenge you've faced and the steps you took to overcome it. (Max. 1000 characters)

6. After residency, describe the community in which you see yourself practicing medicine. (Max. 1000 characters)

7. Have you previously applied to NYITCOM?

8. If yes, what specific steps have you taken to strengthen your credentials for the current application year? (Max. 1000 characters)

9. Do you have any immediate family members (ONLY grandparents, parents, brothers/sisters, spouses) who have graduated from NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine?

10. If you do, please provide their name, relationship, and year of graduation from NYITCOM. (Max. 200 characters)

11. How and where did you learn about NYITCOM? (Max. 250 characters)

Essay Topics ('18 – '19)

1. What NYITCOM campus/site are you interested in attending? (The NYITCOM Admissions Committee reserves the right to recommend the best campus fit for you based upon your complete application.)

2. Briefly describe the reasons for your campus/site choice and comment on one or two factors that are most important to you in choosing where you wish to pursue your medical education. (Max. 1,000 characters)

3. Please describe how your personal characteristics, experiences and skills will uniquely contribute to NYITCOMs diverse learning environment and mission. (Max. 1,000 characters)

4. After residency, describe the community in which you see yourself practicing medicine. (Max. 1,000 characters)

5. Have you previously applied to NYITCOM?

6. If yes, what specific steps have you taken to strengthen your credentials for the current application year? (Max. 1,000 characters)

7. Do you have any immediate family members who have graduated from NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine?

8. If you do, please provide their name, relationship, and year of graduation from NYITCOM. (Max. 200 characters)

Essay Topics ('17 – '18)

1. Briefly describe the reasons for your campus/site choice and comment on one or two factors that are most important to you in choosing where you wish to pursue your medical education. (Max. 1000 characters)

2. Please describe how your personal characteristics, experiences and skills will uniquely contribute to NYITCOMs diverse learning environment and mission. (Max. 1000 characters)

3. After residency, describe the community in which you see yourself practicing medicine. (Max. 1000 characters)

4. Have you previously applied to NYITCOM? If yes, what specific steps have you taken to strengthen your credentials for the current application year? (Max. 1000 characters)

5. Do you have any immediate family members who have graduated from NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine? If you do, please provide their name, relationship, and year of graduation from NYITCOM. (Max. 200 characters)

Essay Topics ('16 – '17)

1. List all paid work experience from high school graduation to present (with dates):

2. List all volunteer (medical and other) work experience (with dates):

3. List all research experience (with dates):

4. List and describe your hobbies and recreational interests:

5. Indicate your extracurricular activities and the extent of your involvement (officer positions, etc.) while enrolled as a student:

Essay Topics ('15 – '16)

1. List all paid work experience from high school graduation to present (with dates):

2. List all volunteer (medical and other) work experience (with dates):

3. List all research experience (with dates):

4. List and describe your hobbies and recreational interests:

5. Indicate your extracurricular activities and the extent of your involvement (officer positions, etc.) while enrolled as a student:

Essay Topics ('14 – '15)

1. List all paid work experience from high school graduation to present (with dates):

2. List all volunteer (medical and other) work experience (with dates):

3. List all research experience (with dates):

4. List and describe your hobbies and recreational interests:

5. Indicate your extracurricular activities and the extent of your involvement (officer positions, etc.) while enrolled as a student:

Essay Topics ('13 – '14)

1. List all paid work experience from high school graduation to present (with dates):

2. List all volunteer (medical and other) work experience (with dates):

3. List all research experience (with dates):

4. List and describe your hobbies and recreational interests:

5. Indicate your extracurricular activities and the extent of your involvement (officer positions, etc.) while enrolled as a student:

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