Educational Institutions

New York is home to several major Universities. Some of them have prestigious specialized Schools or programs focused on media and technology. Here are some of the ones offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

City Tech (CUNY)

Columbia University Fu Foundation SEAS

Columbia Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering

Cooper Union

Cornell NYC Tech

Courant Institute (NYU)

FIT Baker School of Business and Technology

New York Institute of Technology


Parsons School of Design

Pratt Institute

Tisch ITP (NYU)


There are also a variety of courses and classes offered on entrepreneurship, technology and programming. General Assembly, for example, is a startup incubator but also a campus that offers classes in technology, business and design, while Coursehorse is a site listing a searchable database of classes offered at any point in time in NYC. And there are other programs that offer training in programming and entrepreneurship, both offline and online, as well as “learning by doing” and internship programs. Here’s some of the most significant:

Code Academy



General Assembly


Hacker School

Lean Startup Machine



The Flatiron School


Finally, there are also programs aimed at high school students. The Academy for Software Engineering (AFSE) has just been launched in New York, offering a high school degree augmented by programming courses. And Girls who Code is an organization aiming to prepare 13-17 year-old girls for opportunities in technology and engineering.

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