New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

University Heights, Newark, NJ

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New Jersey Institute of Technology is a public university that has a large selection of degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Newark, NJ, in a predominantly urban area. Around 8,900 students enroll at NJIT per year.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Engineering Technology
  • Architecture
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Computer And Information Sciences

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. Most students at New Jersey Institute of Technology scored in a range of 1010 - 1230 on the SAT. 69% of applicants are admitted to this school, of which 36 percent choose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at

The cost of undergraduate tuition varies for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay approximately $15,000, while nonresidents pay $28,000 annually. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $8,800 annually. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is typically offered as grants or student loans.

The New Jersey Institute of Technology "Highlanders" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Fencing (NCAA Division I-AAA)

To see a full list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please take a look at the school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates New Jersey Institute of Technology accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of accepted students, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting into New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • High School Academic Ranking are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2013

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
SAT ® Critical Reading480 - 590
SAT ® Math550 - 660
SAT ® Writing470 - 590
SAT ® Total Score1500 - 1840

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2013

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English21 - 27
ACT ® Math23 - 28
ACT ® Composite Score22 - 29

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into NJIT

The chances of getting accepted into NJIT can be seen in the table below.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions2,844 (65%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled1,029 (36%)

Student Enrollment

New Jersey Institute of Technology has a total student population of about 11,000, where graduate students make up roughly 29% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $70 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $13,000-$16,000
    • Out-of-State: $27,000-$32,110
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $500-$600 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $1,100-$1,400 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid86%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships72%$13,573
Receiving Student Loans47%$6,293

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 4.1%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, New Jersey Institute of Technology may offer services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of New Jersey Institute of Technology is approximately 58%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years23%
Graduating in 5 Years23%
Graduating in 6 Years12%

Intercollegiate Athletics

New Jersey Institute of Technology is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Independent Northeast Region)
  • Basketball (Independent Northeast Region)
  • Track and Field (Independent Northeast Region)
  • Fencing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)


Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences


Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences

Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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