New Jersey Institute of Technology


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Nebraska


The New Jersey Institute of Technology is a public university located on a 45-acre campus in Newark, New Jersey, with easy access to New York City. Undergraduate students can choose from 44 bachelor's degree programs mostly in technological fields. NJIT has a 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio and ranks as a top-tier national research university. Students can participate in 70 clubs and organizations, and the school has an active fraternity and sorority system. In athletics, the NJIT Highlanders compete in the NCAA Division I Great West Conference for most sports. Soccer competes in the Atlantic Soccer Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Architecture, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 8398
Total Grad Students: 2295
Undergraduate Students: 6103
Faculty: 428

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Percent Male: 78%
Percent Female: 22%

Financial Resources


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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 16%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 55%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

1000 Galvin Rd S
Bellevue Nebraska 68005


Main Email:

Main Phone: 800-756-7920

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Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
There is a minimum GPA requirement of 2.0 (2.5 of some majors). Students who have below a 2.0 cumulative grade point average will not be admitted to a degree program.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Generally, college level courses completed at a regionally accredited institution will transfer to NJIT provided that grades of at least "C" are earned and the course material is similar in content and scope to courses offered at NJIT.

Credits (Min/Max):
You must have completed at least 15 semester hours (including English comp and Math/pre-calc for most majors) to apply as a trasfer student. There is no max, but you must earn 33 credits in the upper division courses to be eligible for graduation.

Test Scores for Applying:
NJIT does not publish a requirement for official standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
NJIT does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
NJIT does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
There is a $70 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
You must also provide a list of courses in progress.

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 470 580
Math 540 650

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 69%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -69%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1900

Other Expenses: 2400

Room and Board: 11000

Tuition and Fees: 25334

Total Cost: 40634

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 13974

Total Cost – In-State: 29274

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
NJIT participates in both federal and state financial aid programs. A limited number of scholarships are available to graduates of NJ community colleges.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7198

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 87%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 72%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 51%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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