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

Report Card

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

About

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

Making strides inside the ever-quickening high-tech marketplace requires massive skill sets that are up-to-the-nanosecond. At NJIT, we are hands-on in shaping the minds that will pursue the nation’s most future-forward careers. As a top-tier public research university and a national leader in STEM education, the entire campus functions as a makerspace. We make individuals who are prepared to lead, to drive industry transformations, and to make significant contributions to the world. NJIT propels intellectual trajectories forward—and economic mobility upward. The momentum that we build here is the future in the making.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
1180-1430
ACT Range
27-33
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,878 / 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
$15,393 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
65%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 71 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 94 responses
34%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 93 responses

Majors

Forensic Science

academic spotlight

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

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
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
    28%
  • On Campus
    71%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,305 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,878
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
34%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 70 responses
  • Intelligent, and Interesting
    21%
  • Intelligent & sometimes antisocial
    19%
  • Smart
    13%
  • Smart, unique, and outgoing
    11%
  • Unique and varied
    10%
  • Everyone is different.
    9%
  • Typical / Average
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 116 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 124 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 83 responses
  • Innovative
    25%
  • Good school
    18%
  • Boring at times
    17%
  • Underrated
    16%
  • Aggrivating
    7%
  • Need to re-build bigger class rooms
    7%
  • Fast-paced
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$68,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
74%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 66 responses

New Jersey Institute of Technology Reviews

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