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New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

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  • Level

    4 Years

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    Not applicable

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  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


New Jersey Institute of Technology(NJIT) is a mid-size 4 years non-profit public university located in the vibrant district of University Heights of downtown Newark, New Jersey. In 1973, the university deemed the reputation of a technical university when the School of Architecture design was added to it. NJIT is known globally for its STEM discipline Major courses.

With a legacy of more than 130 years, NJIT is ranked top as the ‘Best Honors Colleges in the States’. NJIT believes in shaping its student’s career in such a manner that they can consistently achieve high ROI (Return Of Investment). The University is mainly known for providing high paid internships and placement records in eminent industries. As a result of which, most of the graduate student’s starting salary is 20% higher than any other public university in the States.

  • The approximate student population who are undergoing a full-time program is 8,136 and part-time is 3,181.

  • NJIT's Office of Continuing Professional Education(CPE) offers many online, non-credit, professional-development programs.

  • The acceptance rate is pretty low at 64%.

  • Every year around 61% of the students graduate and join big firms and brands.

  • Sitting at the 307th position, the New Jersey Institute of Technology is ranked quite high in ethnic diversity nationally.

  • NJIT is accredited to MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education).

  • The faculty-student ratio is 17:1.

  • Houses 50 undergraduate and 65 graduate program tracks.

  • NJIT has NCAA Division I varsity sports to explore the athlete in you.

To check more details about the admission and tuition fee of the University, refer to this link.

Online Education at NJIT

  • NJIT online offers various fully-credit online courses.

  • NJIT's has more than 11,000 students in 11 colleges which are affiliated under its name.

  • The various courses offered here are Applied Science, Data Mining, Information Security, IT Administration, and a few more.

  •  It gives an environment wherein the students can experience the quality of flexible education.

For more info on Tuition and Fees


  • The salary packages and internship opportunities for the students are very good.

  • Faculties are friendly.

  • The quality of education is very high.

Location & Contact


Office of University Admissions, Fenster Hall, Room 100, University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102.


As per the US News College Rankings, the University has bagged the following recognitions:

  • 16th rank in ‘Best Colleges for Information Technology in America’.

  • In ‘Top Public Universities in America’ it ranked 111th position.

  • NJIT holds 113th position in ‘Best Value Colleges in America’.

  • Ranks 68th in ‘Best Colleges for Veterans’.

  • In ‘Best Colleges for Computer Science in America’ holds the position of 115th.

  • The University holds 358th position in ‘Colleges with Best Professors in America’.


  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    15th Nov

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


  • SAT Range

    1190 - 1380



  • ACT Range

    25 - 30

  • High School GPA


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  • Accept Common App


Ranking itself 11th among the lowest acceptance rate in Colleges of America, the New Jersey Institute of technology makes the admission moderately competitive. Last year out of over 8,123 applicants, 5171 were accepted for further admission processes making the net acceptance rate, 64%. 

The academic requirements are quite high with an average SAT score of range 1190-1380 and an ACT tests-core of 25-30 is preferred. High school transcript and an estimated GPA of 3.68 and onwards is a mandate. Having said this, the New Jersey Institution of Technology mainly attracts ‘B+’ grade High School students for admission. Making into NJIT is considered quite a deal and looking at the legacy of brilliant academics and record career-shaping programs, it is worth it. Other information which one should keep in mind while applying for the University are:

  • One must have a test score complying to all the aforesaid categories to make into NJIT. 

  • The college offers virtual campus tours, e-counseling, and educational webinars as well. 

  • If applying online, refer to the official website of NJIT(www.njit.edu/admissions). 

  • Planning for a campus visit then follows this address location: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Office of University Admissions, Fenster Hall, Room 100, University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102. One can visit the campus between 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM on weekdays.

  •  For any queries, one can email to NJIT using their official email id or call them at 1-800-925-NJIT or 973-596-3300 or fax them at 973-596-3461.

  • College Board Code is 2513.


Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


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Total One Year Cost


The annual cost to attend the New Jersey Institute of Technology for a instate/resident student is $37,738 and that of an out of state or international student sums up to $53,150. The fee difference between a resident and a nonresident student is approximately 40.8%. Having said the numbers, NJIT's cost to attend is on the pricier side.

But through 130 years of legacy brilliance in academics and grooming the students to have an edge in the industry, the Net Cost to Attend NJIT pays off. NJIT is recognized as a great return on investment(ROI) from PayScale.com in its 2017 ROI Report, which has rated NJIT 27th in-state and 47th out-of-state ‘Best return on investment in higher education’.

The Average Net Price of investing in the New Jersey Institution of Technology is $17,855.To gauge a more realistic view on the campus tuition fee, the University offers financial aid in the form of student scholarships, federal loans, and grants. Around 72% of the student's avail of some sort of financial assistance. Students who are willing to apply for financial assistance must fill the federal student code(FAFSA) application. The FAFSA code for NJIT is 002621.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


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Most Popular Majors:

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    238 Graduates

  • Engineering Technology, General

    199 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    181 Graduates

  • Civil Engineering

    129 Graduates

  • Architecture

    125 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    94 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    88 Graduates

  • Chemical Engineering

    80 Graduates

  • Architecture

    125 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    94 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    88 Graduates

  • Chemical Engineering

    80 Graduates

  • Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

    74 Graduates

  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering

    64 Graduates

  • Computer Engineering

    41 Graduates

  • Information Science/Studies

    29 Graduates

  • Industrial Engineering

    28 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    23 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    18 Graduates

  • Architecture and Related Services,...

    14 Graduates

  • Graphic Communications

    11 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    9 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    8 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    7 Graduates

  • Engineering Science

    6 Graduates

  • History

    6 Graduates

  • Legal Professions and Studies, Othe...

    6 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    6 Graduates

  • Physics

    6 Graduates

  • Engineering-Related Technologies

    4 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    4 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    3 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    3 Graduates

  • International Business

    3 Graduates

  • Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

    3 Graduates

  • Science, Technology and Society

    2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.


Full-time / Part-time

80% / 20%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












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American Indian/Alaska native


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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$75,893 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

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Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,000/year.

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red, white, and black

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Campus Security

The college offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $13,900 per year. New Jersey Institute of Technology has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at NJIT costs around $5,000 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The college has enrolled around 75% male and 25% female students.

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After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$17,525 - $31,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$182 - $322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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< $30K


$30K - $48K


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> $110K


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To ease the students with financial assistance, NJIT offers the following options:

  • Federal Aid includes FSEOG, Pell Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidised Loans, Direct Plus Loans.

  • State Aid is provided via scholarships and grants, it includes Tuition Aid Grants, Educational Opportunity Funds, Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Scholarship New Jersey World Trade Center Scholarship, and Governor's Urban Scholarship,.

  • Institution Aid consists of Highlander Student Emergency Fund Application, Institutional Work-Study (IWS), National Merit Scholarship, Faculty Scholarship, Dean Scholarship, Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Foundation Scholarship, and PS&S Annual Scholarship.

  • Military Aid includes Post-9/11 GI Bill, Afghanistan & Iraq War Veterans Scholarships, Tuition Assistance Program, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Educational Assistance Programme (REAP), Survivors and Dependents Assistance (DEA).

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