New Jersey Institute of Technology

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2014 Quick Stats
University Heights

Newark, NJ 07102-1982

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Phone: (973) 596-3000
2013-2014 Tuition
$15,140
in-state
$27,840
out-of-state
Students
7,111
enrolled
76%
male /
24%
female
Admissions
Mar. 1
application deadline
63.7%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

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#150 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. National Universities

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Summary

New Jersey Institute of Technology is a public institution that was founded in 1881. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,111, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 48 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. New Jersey Institute of Technology's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 150. Its in-state tuition and fees are $15,140 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $27,840 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Talented high school graduates from across the nation come to NJIT to prepare for leadership roles in architecture, business, engineering, medical, legal, science, and technological fields. Students experience a public research university conducting more than $90 million in research that maintains a small-college atmosphere at a modest cost. Our attractive 48-acre campus is just minutes from New York City and less than an hour from the Jersey shore. Students find an outstanding faculty and a safe, diverse, and caring learning and residential community. NJIT's academic environment challenges and prepares students for rewarding careers and full-time advanced study after graduation. The campus is computing-intensive. It is listed among the Top 25 Most Connected College, Top National University and 7th in Diversity by U.S. News and World Report, and a Top 50 Best Value College by The Princeton Review.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1881
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $74,513,000

Applying

When applying to New Jersey Institute of Technology, it's important to note the application deadline is March 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at New Jersey Institute of Technology is $70. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 63.7 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 63.7%
Application deadline March 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at New Jersey Institute of Technology is 16:1, and the school has 27.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at New Jersey Institute of Technology include: Engineering; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields; Architecture and Related Services; and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 82.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 16:1
4-year graduation rate 19%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Engineering 35%
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 16%
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields 14%
Architecture and Related Services 10%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 10%

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Student Life

New Jersey Institute of Technology has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,111, with a gender distribution of 76.3 percent male students and 23.7 percent female students. At this school, 26 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 74 percent of students live off campus. New Jersey Institute of Technology is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.

Total enrollment 9,944
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

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Campus Info & Services

New Jersey Institute of Technology offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. New Jersey Institute of Technology also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at New Jersey Institute of Technology, 20 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Students who have cars on campus 20%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At New Jersey Institute of Technology, 70.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $10,288.

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In-state tuition and fees $15,140 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $27,840 (2013-14)
Room and board $11,750 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics
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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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