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New Jersey Institute of Technology is a public institution situated in Newark, New Jersey. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

393 Undergraduate Degrees
438 Graduate Degrees
$41,682 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
61% Acceptance Rate

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards NJIT has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#1 Best Computer Information Systems Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#2 Best Colleges for Computer Information Systems College Factual
#3 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#13 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#20 Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual

Where Is New Jersey Institute of Technology?

Location of New Jersey Institute of Technology

Contact details for NJIT are given below.

Contact Details
Address: University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-596-3000
Website: www.njit.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Newark-NJ/NJIT/7185471825
Twitter: http://twitter.com/njit

How Do I Get Into NJIT?

You can apply to NJIT online at: https://apply.njit.edu

Admission Requirements for NJIT

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into NJIT?

61% Acceptance Rate
32% Of Accepted Are Women
84% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 61%, NJIT does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 68% of accepted students are men and 32% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 63%.

Average Test Scores

About 84% of students accepted to NJIT submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 670. Math scores were between 610 and 700.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for New Jersey Institute of Technology  ( 580 to 670 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for New Jersey Institute of Technology  ( 610 to 700 )
200
800
NJIT received ACT scores from 26% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 31. Math scores were between 25 and 31. Composite scores were between 24 and 30.

ACT English Scores for New Jersey Institute of Technology  ( 22 to 31 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for New Jersey Institute of Technology  ( 25 to 31 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for New Jersey Institute of Technology  ( 24 to 30 )
1
36

Can I Afford New Jersey Institute of Technology?

$41,682 Net Price
44% Take Out Loans
4.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of NJIT is $41,682. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At NJIT, approximately 44% of students took out student loans averaging $8,273 a year. That adds up to $33,092 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NJIT is 4.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,827 Full-Time Undergraduates
24% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,532 undergraduate students at NJIT, with 6,827 being full-time and 1,705 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  NJIT

There are also 2,891 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,827 full-time undergraduates at NJIT, 76% are male and 24% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  NJIT

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of New Jersey Institute of Technology students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of NJIT Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,614
Black or African American 517
Hispanic or Latino 1,419
White 2,380
International Students 384
Other Races/Ethnicities 513

Geographic Diversity

New Jersey students aren't the only ones who study at New Jersey Institute of Technology. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 86 countries are represented at NJIT. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Taiwan.

Online Learning at New Jersey Institute of Technology

628 Took All Classes Online
3,410 Took At Least One Class Online
36.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,410 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at NJIT has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 3rd most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of NJIT

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New Jersey Institute of Technology was 36.8%. This is the #362 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NJIT regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of NJIT majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 10%
General Computer & Information Sciences 6%
Information Technology 15%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NJIT ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at NJIT.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Computer & Information Sciences #3
Information Science #5
General Information Science #5
Computer & IS Security #11
General Computer & Information Sciences #13
Information Technology #15
Information Technology #18
Computer Information Systems #27

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 144 6 214 8 372
Information Technology 200 2 35 0 237
General Information Science 47 6 146 0 199
Computer & IS Security 0 0 18 0 18
Computer Science 2 0 2 0 4
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 1 0 1
Internet Technology 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 393 14 416 8 831

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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