New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, USA

  • 1881

    Established
  • 42

    No. of Programs
  • 97

    US News
  • Yes

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Ranking

Founded in 1881, The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a public university situated in Newark, New Jersey of the United States. Over the decade of its establishment, the university is known to offer world-class education and be a learning platform for students from across the world. The New Jersey Institute of Technology has academic affiliations with APLU, NASAD, MSA, AACSB, ACSA, ABET, NAAB, AACSB, CHEN, etc. The campus centre of the university expands over an area of 190,000 square feet. It houses Wellness and Events Centres and facilitates furnished residential halls for both domestic and international students. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

NJIT has six specialised schools that offer more than 125 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Apart from this, the university offers Continuing Professional Education and online courses. More than 11,000 students are enrolled in the six schools and colleges of NJIT. The university is not only known to offer the best STEM courses but also other courses in the fields of humanities and architecture. NJIT has the finest classroom programmes with the latest technology and lab facilities for study and research. The university also supports recreational activities for the overall growth of the student. NJIT helps students to create a personal and professional network with students and professionals from across the world. The students get a platform for real-world experience that helps them in building their career. 

Accomplishments & Alumni

Many notable accomplishments have been credited to the New Jersey Institute of Technology owing to its excellence in education and training. The institute counts among its alumni a winner of the Turing Award, a winner of the Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, 2 members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, 1 member of the National Academy of Sciences, 8 members of the National Academy of Engineering, an astronaut, a winner of the Congressional Gold Medal, a winner of the National Medal of Technology, a winner of the William Bowie Medal, several IEEE medalists, and 9 members of the National Academy of Inventors which includes 2 senior members. The graduates of NJIT have won 8 Goldwaters, a Boren Scholarship, 4 Fulbrights, a Truman, 8 Gilmans, 2 Whitakers, and 11 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Approximately 1,400 students studying at the New Jersey Institute of Technology are international students who come from across 70 countries. This makes it one of the most diverse institutes in the United States. With a huge number of students from all over the world applying for admission at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the selection process becomes competitive and the best of them are selected. This is done by keeping in mind that the diversity of the batch is maintained.

COVID-19 Response

NJIT has decided to provide on-campus classes and will have students in the residence for the Fall session 2020. The institute is putting all efforts to ensure that all safety measures are followed. They are also implementing converged learning strategies to create maximum flexibility in the learning process.   

NJIT has earlier created NJIT's operational plans for each phase of recovery from the COVID-19 situation. It is divided into 5 phases and is described below:

  • Phase 0 and Phase 1 involved Converged learning (fully remote).

  • Phase 2 involves limited in-person learning and critical experiential learning with OSHE waivers. 

  • In Phase 3, Converged learning is fully implemented, social distancing is followed. Face cover and appropriate PPE is required in Labs and Studios. 

  • In Phase 4, the institute will implement in-person learning. However, equal emphasis will be given on online classes so that if the COVID-19 conditions get worse then the institute can easily shift to the earlier phase.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Facts & Highlights

Type of University 

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $30,808 (2021-22)

Masters: $31,556 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall & Spring  

Average GPA Requirement

3.59

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1285; ACT - 26; IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 79; GRE - 303; GMAT - 557

Admission Requirements

Academic Transcript, Personal Essay, Letter of Recommendation, Portfolio for some courses 

Admissions Deadlines

Bachelors - Fall: November 15 (Early Action I), December 15 (Early Action II); Honors College - February; Rolling Admission - March 1

Spring - Rolling Admission: November 15

Masters - Fall: May 1, Spring: November 15

Percentage of International Students

26%

Size of Campus (in acres)

48

Alumni Worldwide 

50k+ 

Female to Male Ratio

26 : 74

Average Salary after 10 Years

$66,300 (Annual)

New Jersey Institute of Technology Rankings 

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA 

701-800

901-1000

901-1000

QS - World University Ranking

701- 750

751-800

751-800

751-800

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking

501- 600

501-600

501-600

501-600

US News & World Report - Global Universities

NA 

847

803

803

US News & World Report - National University Ranking

103

118

97

106 

New Jersey Institute of Technology Subject Rankings 

Business

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

US News & World Report - Graduate Business School

NA 

99- 131

NA 

NA 

Computer Science

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

THE (Times Higher Education) - Computer Science 

201- 250

176-200

176-200

201-250

QS- Computer Science & Information System

NA 

551-600

501- 550

451- 500

Engineering

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Engineering and Technology 

251- 300

201-250

201-250

301-400

QS- Electrical & Electronics Engineering

NA

451-500

NA

401- 450

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Programs

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  • M.S in Computer Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      1.5 Year

      Tuition Fee

      USD 26,200

  • M.S in Data Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      1.5 Year

      Tuition Fee

      USD 26,200

  • MBA

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      N/A

      Tuition Fee

      USD 29,200

  • MS in Information Systems

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      1.5 Year

      Tuition Fee

      USD 26,200

  • BS in Computer Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      USD 28,800

  • Bachelors of Science in Business

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      USD 28,800

  • B.S in Biology

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      USD 28,800

  • BS in Computer Engineering

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      USD 100

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      USD 28,800

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA Scholarship

Non-NJ NJIT Academic Excellence Award

This scholarship is offered to international students who join NJIT as a freshman. It is a four-year scholarship award. The scholarship covers tuition fees, living expenses, cost of books etc. 

Following are the criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Must be non-New Jersey resident 
  • Must be enrolled for full- time studies at the university
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 throughout the studies 
  • Must  adhere to the University Code on Academic Integrity
     

Albert Dorman Honors College Scholarship

Students who are enrolled for admission in Albert Dorman Honors College are eligible for this scholarship. It is an additional scholarship assistance for the students who apply at NJIT. 

For further information related to scholarship, the students can contact the Student Financial Aid Services of NJIT. 
 

National Merit Scholarship

This is a four-year scholarship that will cover tuition and fees.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must have been selected by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC)

  • Must be a US lawful permanent resident (wishing to become a US citizen at the earliest opportunity permitted by law).

  • Must take the PSAT/NMSQT in the given year of the high-school program.

  • Must be enrolled in a full-time programme and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Honors Residential Scholarship

Eligibity Criteria:

  • Must be accepted to Albert Dorman Honors College

  • Must reside on campus

Value: From $500 up to full room and board

Faculty Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a freshman on behalf of the NJIT faculty
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.0/3.2 as honors students

Value: Award to cover tuition fees for four years

Dean's Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must maintain full-time enrollemnt with a minimum GPA of 3.0

  • Must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA

Value: Cover a prescribed amount of tuition and fees

Academic Department Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to students with outstanding academic records by different departments at the institute.

Value: Variable

While these scholarships along with others are available for international students, they can also seek additional help from outside scholarship resources such as:

  • CBCF.org

  • CollegeExpress.com

  • CareerOneStop.org

  • CollegeScholarships.org

  • CollegeBoard.org

  • FinAid.org

  • Scholarships.com, etc.

Campus Location

New Jersey Institute of Technology

University Heights Newark, New Jersey 07102

http://www6.njit.edu/admissions/graduate/international-students.php | 973-596-3300 | admissions@njit.edu

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