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New Jersey Institute of Technology
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  • 4 Year
  • NEWARK, NJ

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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS
NEWARK, NJ 07102
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Sun Conference
From New Jersey Institute of Technology

As one of the nation's leading public technological research universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) focuses on the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, as well as architecture, design, and management. NJIT students are career ready. That is why NJIT continually ranks as one of the best investments. NJIT students earn starting salaries 20 percent higher than the national average. NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
73%
SAT Range
1190-1390
ACT Range
24-31
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$18,359 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$15,399 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
65%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 68 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 87 responses
34%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 86 responses

Majors

Forensic Science

NJIT is the only university in New Jersey with a forensic science program.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    73%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,878 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,916
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 63 responses
  • Intelligent, and Interesting
    24%
  • Intelligent & sometimes antisocial
    16%
  • Smart
    14%
  • Smart, unique, and outgoing
    11%
  • Unique and varied
    11%
  • Typical / Average
    8%
  • Everyone is different.
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 109 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 117 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 76 responses
  • Innovative
    25%
  • Boring at times
    18%
  • Underrated
    17%
  • Good school
    16%
  • Aggrivating
    8%
  • Need to re-build bigger class rooms
    7%
  • Engaging
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$68,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 64 responses

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