Office of University Admissions, Uni. Heights Newark, NJ 07102 973-596-3300
About New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Year of Foundation 1881
  • Size of Campus 48 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 5,263
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 20%, 80%, 4%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 50
  • Enrollment No. 5,528
NJIT is the state's technological research university, committed to the pursuit of excellence-- * in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education, preparing students for productive careers and amplifying their potential for lifelong personal and professional growth; * in the conduct of research with emphasis on applied, interdisciplinary efforts encompassing architecture, the sciences, including the health sciences, engineering, mathematics, transportation and infrastructure systems, information and communications technologies; * in contributing to the state's economic development through the state's largest business incubator system, workforce development, joint ventures with government and the business community, and through the development of intellectual property.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Phi Mu; Arnold Air Society; Chi Epsilon; Eta Kappa Nu; Order of Omega; Pi Tau Sigma; Tau Alpha Phi; Tau Beta Pi; Upsilon Pi Epsilon; Phi Eta Sigma; Omicron Delta Kappa (OBK)
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of frats 19
  • Setting Urban
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association; Arab Student Association; Association of Indian Students; Black Assoc. of Student Engineers; Caribbean Student Organization; Chinese Grad Student Association; Chinese Student Association; Congre
  • Number of sororities 8
  • Number of students in fraternities 19
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members 7%
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Distance to nearest airport Newark Liberty Internaltional Airport (5), New York - John F. Kennedy International Airport (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Newark (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Newark (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 27%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 209,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Weston Museum: Edward Weston Museum and archives, rare book, and instrument collection.
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 13,693
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 60
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 7,649
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,500
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 158
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 636
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 15
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 200
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Architecture Library
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years 82%
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 50%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year 60%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Lucent
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis