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New Jersey Institute of Technology - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


NJIT - New Jersey Institute of Technology

NJIT - New Jersey Institute of Technology

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Description:

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.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 9,944 (7,111 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 76% Male / 24% Female
  • 78% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $14,740 (in-state); $27,140 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $2,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,750
  • Other Expenses: $2,700
  • Total Cost: $31,190 (in-state); $43,590 (out-of-state)

New Jersey Institute of Technology Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 87%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 72%
    • Loans: 52%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $12,551
    • Loans: $8,513

Most Popular Majors:

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

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 82%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 28%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 19%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

New Jersey Institute of Technology Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.njit.edu/about/mission.php

"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;
  • in service to both its urban environment and the broader society of the state and nation by conducting public policy studies, making educational opportunities widely available, and initiating community-building projects"

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