New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, NJ

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, NJ

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Tuition & Fees

$17,674

$33,386

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
51%
500-599
32%
400-499
1%
700-800
34%
600-699
51%
500-599
16%
30-36
32%
24-29
53%
18-23
15%
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undergraduateRatios

75%

male

25%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,971
Declined 2,230
Total Received 8,201
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Public

8,794

undergraduate students

2,724

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,518
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational

48-acre, urban campus in Newark (population: 285,154), 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.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

New Jersey Institute of Technology
323 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd
Newark
07102-1982

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Senate
  • Student Activities Council
  • Vector
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • WJTB Geek Radio

Top Events

  • Highlander's Homecoming
  • Renaissance Fair
  • NJIT L.E.A.D.S. Conference
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
31%
Top 1/4
57%
Top 1/2
85%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
51%
500-599
32%
400-499
1%
700-800
34%
600-699
51%
500-599
16%
30-36
32%
24-29
53%
18-23
15%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline March 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.6

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,971
Declined 2,230
Total Received 8,201

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

class rank

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 79
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $14,448
Room & board $13,900
Additional fees $3,226
Books & supplies $2,900
Other fees $3,000
Total $37,474

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Fencing
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Racquetball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Racquetball, Table tennis

Club Sports Men

Cheerleading

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Applied Mathematics, General
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
Architecture
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Science
Engineering Technology, General
Engineering, General
Engineering-Related Technologies, Other
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
History, General
Industrial Engineering
Industrial and Product Design
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Manufacturing Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Physics, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Science, Technology and Society
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

11,518

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

8,794
students

Female
25%
2,174

Male
75%
6,620

24%

2,724
students

Female
31%
840

Male
69%
1,884

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

6,878
students

Female
26%
1,725

Male
74%
5,153

22%

1,916
students

Female
24%
449

Male
76%
1,467

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 88%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 25%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
34%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

813

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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