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
  • 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
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members 7%
  • 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)
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Newark (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Newark Liberty Internaltional Airport (5), New York - John F. Kennedy International Airport (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Newark (1)
Student Housing
  • 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
  • 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
Campus Services
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,500
  • Number Of Microforms 7,649
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 158
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 636
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 15
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 200
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Architecture Library
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 209,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 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)
  • Museums Weston Museum: Edward Weston Museum and archives, rare book, and instrument collection.
  • 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
  • Number Of Subscriptions 13,693
  • 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
Student Employment and Career
  • 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
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
  • Employed Students after 2 years 82%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 50%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis