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Tuition

$18,293

$31,349

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,684
Declined + 1,532
Total Received 4,216
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undergraduateRatios

79%

21%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Architecture
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
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School Facts

New Jersey Institute of Technology, founded in 1881, is a public, technical institution. The 48-acre campus is located in downtown Newark, NJ.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,667
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)

Codes

SAT 2513
ACT 2580

Social Networks

Public

6,154

undergraduate students

2,513

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
21%
500-599
40%
400-499
31%
300-399
3%
700-800
13%
600-699
40%
500-599
43%
400-499
4%
700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
41%
400-499
33%
300-399
4%
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Newark, NJ

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Newark, NJ

48-acre, urban campus in Newark (population: 277,540), 10 miles from New York City. Served by air, bus, and train; other major airport serves New York City. School operates transportation to bus and train stations. Public transportation serves campus.

New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102-1982

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
43%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
19 fraternities 8% of male students
 
4 sororities 5% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
21%
500-599
40%
400-499
31%
300-399
3%
700-800
13%
600-699
40%
500-599
43%
400-499
4%
700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
41%
400-499
33%
300-399
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,684
Declined + 1,532
Total Received 4,216

Admissions Contact

Kathryn Kelly
Dean of Admissions
P: 973 596-3300
F: 973 596-3461
admissions@njit.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,800
Room $8,400
Board $3,166
Additional fees $2,418
Books & supplies $3,075
Total $29,859
Average Financial Aid - $12,201
Total with Avg. Aid $17,658

Financial Aid

50%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,201

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,931,218
State $15,351,125
Institutional $656,889
Other external $2,035,057
Total $28,974,289

Non-need-based

Federal
State $100,011
Institutional $5,734,921
Other external $827,055
Total $6,661,987

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
fencing
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic Soccer Conference, Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association, Great West Conference, Middle Atlantic Conference
Mascot
Highlander
School colors
scarlet and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Applied Science
Applied Statistics
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Biochemistry
Biocomplexity
Bioelectronics
Bioinformatics
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biostatistics
Business
Business Administration/Management of Technology
Business Information Systems
Business/Information Systems
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry of the Environment
Civil Engineering
Communication
Computational Biology
Computational Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Technology
Computer/Information Science
Computing/Business
Concrete Industry Management
Construction Engineering Technology
Construction Management Technology
Critical Infrastructure Systems
Digital Design
Electrical Engineering
Emergency Management/Business Continuity
Engineering Management
Engineering Science
Engineering Technology
Enterprise Development
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Policy Studies
Environmental Science
Finance
Fine Arts
Geoscience Engineering
Health Care Systems Management
History
Human Computer Interaction
Industrial Design
Industrial Engineering
Information Systems
Information Technology
Information Technology Administration/Security
Infrastructure Planning
Interior Design
International Business
Internet Engineering
Law/Technology/Culture
Management
Management Information Systems
Management of Technology
Manufacturing Engineering
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Biology
Mathematical Science
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics of Finance/Actuarial Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medical Informatics Technology
Nursing Informatics
Occupational Safety/Health Engineering
Pharmaceutical Bioprocessing
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Engineering
Pharmaceutical Materials Processing
Pharmaceutical Systems Management
Physics
Power/Energy Systems
Professional/Technical Communications
Public Health
Science/Technology/Society
Software Engineering
Sustainable Earth
Technological Entrepreneurship
Telecommunications
Telecommunications Management Technology
Transportation
Urban Systems
Web Systems
Web/Information Systems
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Undergraduate

71%

6,154
students

Female
21%
1,282

Male
79%
4,872

Graduate

29%

2,513
students

Female
31%
779

Male
69%
1,734

undergraduateFull-time

87%

5,393
students

Female
22%
1,151

Male
78%
4,242

undergraduatePart-time

13%

761
students

Female
18%
131

Male
82%
630

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

109

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

33

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 60
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
Nigeria
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jeffrey Grundy
Director International Students and Faculty
973 596-2451
jeffrey.w.grundy@njit.edu

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