Tuition & Fees

$16,898

$31,198

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
50%
500-599
33%
400-499
1%
700-800
28%
600-699
56%
500-599
16%
700-800
8%
600-699
23%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
30-36
25%
24-29
48%
18-23
26%
12-17
1%
30-36
28%
24-29
56%
18-23
16%
30-36
24%
24-29
39%
18-23
32%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

74%

male

26%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,453
Declined + 2,801
Total Received 7,254
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Public

8,483

undergraduate students

2,963

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Architecture
  2. Information Technology
  3. Mechanical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 2513
ACT 2580

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Location

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 11,446
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)

Newark, NJ

48-acre, urban campus in Newark (population: 281,764), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
53%
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

 
18 fraternities 6% of male students
 
6 sororities 6% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
37%
Top 1/4
66%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
50%
500-599
33%
400-499
1%
700-800
28%
600-699
56%
500-599
16%
700-800
8%
600-699
23%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
30-36
25%
24-29
48%
18-23
26%
12-17
1%
30-36
28%
24-29
56%
18-23
16%
30-36
24%
24-29
39%
18-23
32%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
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)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,453
Declined + 2,801
Total Received 7,254

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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Admissions Contact

Stephen Eck
Executive Director of University Admissions
P: 973 596-3300
F: 973 596-3461
admissions@njit.edu

Financial Aid

41%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,104

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $16,898
Room $8,680
Board $4,620
Books & supplies $2,600
Total $32,798
Average Financial Aid - $13,104
Total with Avg. Aid $19,694

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,852,946
State $18,352,057
Institutional $12,282,416
Other external $344,018
Total $43,831,437

Non-need-based

Federal
State $40,038
Institutional $12,022,722
Other external $107,999
Total $12,170,759
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Financial Aid Deadline

Institution's own financial aid form
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 973 596-3479
F: 973 596-6471
finaid@njit.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Ivon Nunez
Director of Financial Aid
ivon.nunez@njit.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Bowling, Cricket, Ice Hockey, Judo, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Track And Field

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Bowling, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Softball, Track And Field, Water Polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Flag Football, Racquetball, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball (indoor/beach)

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Athletic Directors

Lenny Kaplan (men's)
Assistant Vice President/director Of Athletics
email

Peg Hefferan (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics For Administration & Student-Athlete Services/swa
email

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
red, white, and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Applied Science
Applied Statistics
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Biochemistry
Bioelectronics
Bioinformatics
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biophysics
Biostatistics
Business
Business Administration/Management of Technology
Business Information Systems
Business/Information Systems
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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
Cyber Security/Privacy
Digital Design
Electrical Engineering
Emergency Management/Business Continuity
Engineering Management
Engineering Science
Engineering Technology
Enterprise Development
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental/Sustainability Policy
Fine Arts
General Studies
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
Mathematical/Computational Finance
Mathematics of Finance/Actuarial Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medical Informatics Technology
Miscellaneous Biological Specialties
Occupational Safety/Health Engineering
Occupational Safety/Industrial Hygiene
Pharmaceutical Bioprocessing
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Engineering
Pharmaceutical Materials Processing
Pharmaceutical Systems Management
Power/Energy Systems
Professional/Technical Communications
Public Health
Public Policy Studies
Science/Technology/Society
Software Engineering
Telecommunications
Theatre Arts/Technology
Transportation
Urban Systems
Web Systems
Web/Information Systems
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Architecture
  2. Information Technology
  3. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,446

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

8,483
students

Female
26%
2,193

Male
74%
6,290

26%

2,963
students

Female
30%
886

Male
70%
2,077

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

75%

6,380
students

Female
24%
1,497

Male
76%
4,883

25%

2,103
students

Female
34%
696

Male
66%
1,407

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
31%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 62
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ecuador
India
Spain
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Cristiana Kunyczka
Director, Office of Global Initiatives
973 596-3602
kunyczka@njit.edu

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