NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Country:
United States
Location:
Newark, New Jersey
Airport:
Newark Liberty International Airport
School type:
Public
Admissions level:
  • Undergraduate - Direct
  • Graduate - Direct
Rankings & Recognition:

#97 National Universities

(U.S. News & World Report 2023)

#42 Public Universities

(U.S. News & World Report 2023)

#86 Engineering Programs

(U.S. News & World Report 2023)

#89 Computer Science Program

(U.S. News & World Report 2023)

#14 Nationally Early Career Salaries, Public Universities

(Forbes 2023)

Key facts:
  • NJIT is 1 of 11 public universities in the U.S. where graduates earn $100,000+ (Money magazine).
  • 12,000 students from +100 nations.
  • R1 Research University - the highest rating awarded (Carnegie Classification).
  • 70 Research Centers and Labs, including high-tech labs such as Life Science Engineering Center and NJIT Makerspace.
  • NJIT Makerspace provides an on-campus destination where students can actively participate in the innovation, invention and product realization that shapes global industries. 21,600 square feet inside this space hold $4 million of the most sophisticated equipment available from large-scale industrial tools to small prototyping machines.
  • VentureLink at NJIT is New Jersey's largest high growth startup incubator.
  • 107 out of 128 NJIT degrees are STEM eligible, offering international students the 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) with a 24-month extension to continue employment.
  • Opportunity to start career training from your first year through research, internships, OPT, Co-Op.
  • Paid professional work experience before graduation. Recent Internships at IBM, Amazon, Associated Press AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, Novartis, Panasonic, UPS, Verizon.
Why this school?

NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a public research polytechnic university that focuses its students on careers relating to modern technology. It is also a land and sea grant institution, located on a 45 acre campus in downtown Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, and is a 20 minute ride away from New York City.
  • NJIT has a total student enrolment of over 12,000 and offers 128 degree programs across six schools: Newark College of Engineering, Hillier College of Architecture and Design, Ying Wu College of Computing, College of Science and Liberal Arts, Martin Tuchman School of Management, and Albert Dorman Honors College.
  • As a leader among the nation’s 32 research polytechnic universities, NJIT’s multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach provide the technological proficiency, business know-how and leadership skills that future CEOs and entrepreneurs need to succeed. NJIT is one of only 131 universities rated an “R1” research university by the Carnegie Classification®, which indicates the highest level of research activity. NJIT conducts more than $155 million in research activity each year. The university is recognized as being a center for technological research and innovation, with current research projects underway into everything from cyber security and smart materials to neural prosthetics and wearable robots.
  • NJIT is also home to the Van Houten Library and the Barbara and Leonard Littman Library for Architecture. New Jersey’s largest high technology and life science business incubator, owned by the university, is located in its Enterprise Development Centre. Comprising 90 member companies, it employs around 400 people and generates millions of dollars in third-party funding and revenues, offering students great opportunities to start career training from the first year through research, internships, OPT, and Co-Ops.
Scholarships
  • Undergraduate: $10,000 - $25,000/year (Renewable)
  • Graduate: Not available
Costs

Tuition & Fees: 

  • Undergraduate: $34,972/year
  • Graduate: $35,718/year

Housing & Food:

  • On-campus: $14,200/year
  • Off-campus: $12,700/year
Entry requirements
Level

Undergraduate 

(Direct Admission)

Graduate 

(Direct Admission)

Transcript 

GPA 3.0+

GPA 3.0+

Transcript evaluation

Freshman: No

Transfer: Yes

Yes

English proficiency

IELTS 6.0+/TOEFL 79+

IELTS 6.5+/TOEFL 79+

Standardized test:

  • Undergraduate: SAT/ACT
  • Graduate: GMAT/GRE

Optional

 

Varies by program. 
For details, please see Graduate Admissions - Requirements

Special requirements: Portfolio, audition, interview, work experience, etc.

Hillier College of Architecture and Design

Architecture, Infrastructure Planning

Resume

Yes

Yes

Personal statement

Yes

Yes

Recommendation letter

2

2-3

Application fee

$75

$75

 

Programs

Undergraduate: All Programs

  • Business: Accounting, Business Information Systems, Communication and Media, Finance - Banking, Marketing
  • Sciences: Biochemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, Forensic Studies
  • Engineering-Technology: Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering
  • Social Sciences and Education: History, Psychology
  • Visual and Performing Arts: Architecture, Digital Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design 

Graduate: All Programs

  • Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Engineering Management, Management, Health Management
  • Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Material Science, Pharmacy
  • Engineering-Technology: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Cybersecurity, Energy, Software Engineering
  • Social Sciences and Education: History
  • Visual and Performing Arts: Architecture, Urban Planning
Application deadlines

Undergraduate

  Fall intake:

  • Scholarship deadline: December 15
  • Regular deadline: March 1

  Spring intake: November 15

Graduate

  Fall intake: May 1

  Spring intake: November 15

Location
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Besides, manufacturing industry as Newark’s primary economy, its service industry is also growing rapidly. In addition, transportation has become a large business in Newark. Its airport, maritime port, rail facilities, and highway network make Newark the busiest transshipment hub on the U.S. East Coast. Newark is the state's largest employment center with many white-collar jobs in insurance, finance, import-export, healthcare, and government. It is the third-largest insurance center in the U.S and is home to more than 1,000 law firms. Several leading companies have their headquarters in Newark, including Prudential, PSEG, Panasonic Corporation of North America, Audible.com, IDT Corporation, and Manischewitz.