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New Jersey Institue of Technology

New Jersey Institue of Technology

+1 973-596-3300

323 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Newark, NJ USA 7102

Founded in 1881, the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a public research institution located in Newark, New Jersey. NJIT offers top-tier STEM programs. It is home to both the largest college of engineering and the “largest technology and life sciences business incubator in the state.” Notable alumni include founder of the Society of Women Engineers Beatrice Hicks and NASA astronaut Wally Schirra, Jr.

Ranked 109 in the nation, NJIT’s acceptance rate is 66%, and its graduation rate is 81%. In-state tuition is $14,790 per year, plus fees. Out-of-state tuition is $30,808. A total of 11,652 students are enrolled, and the student to faculty ratio is 17:1. NJIT has a total of 126 degree programs with six colleges and professional schools. NJIT follows a semester-based academic calendar.

NJIT’s campus is located in a diverse city, but the college offers a close-knit community. Over half of first-year students live on campus, in one of four residence halls. Students can participate in over 140 clubs and organizations, including 15 sororities and fraternities. NJIT is also home to dozens of community service opportunities, as well as the popular “highlander games,” which promotes community and student connections. NJIT’s Highlanders compete mainly in the NCAA Division I America East Conference. Off campus, the University Heights district in downtown Newark provides a diverse array of unique shops, restaurants, and attractions. Plus, Manhattan, New York is just a 20-minute train ride away.

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