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New England Institute Of Technology

Overview

New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) is a private, non-profit technical college with two locations in Warwick, Rhode Island and one in East Greenwich. It is an academically diverse technical school, focused on giving students analytical skills as well as hands-on training. The school opened its doors in 1940 as the New England Technical Institute, awarding professional certifications to graduates. NEIT was granted the authority to issue its first associate degrees in 1977. The school now offers more than 40 associate, bachelor's, master's and online degree programs. Currently, more than 3,000 students are enrolled.

New England Institute of Technology is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Points of Distinction

  • More than 40 associate, bachelor's, master's and online programs
  • Average class sizes of 15-20 students
  • Earn credits for life, military or work experience
  • Gives students a balance of analytical skills and hands-on training
  • Associate degree programs completed in as little as 18 months
  • Bachelor's degree programs completed in as little as three years

Faculty

Faculty members at the New England Institute of Technology are chosen based on their expertise and practical experience in the fields that they teach. The school gives the teachers all the latest technology and resources to help train their students. Curriculum focuses on analytical skills and hands-on training. Instructors use a combination of classroom exercises and laboratory experiences to prepare students for entry into the job market.

Student Life

The New England Institute of Technology is a commuter school and does not offer on-campus housing. For students who live outside the commuting area, the school does provide assistance with their housing search. Students at New England Tech have the opportunity to participate in a number of different activities and clubs offered by the school -- including open mic nights, golf tournaments, cookouts, honor societies and various technology clubs. NEIT faculty maintain an open-door policy, allowing for clear communication between teachers and students. The Career Services Department assists students with resume building, interview preparation, and job search skills.

Sources:

  1. Home Page, New England Institute of Technology, http://www.neit.edu/
  2. About New England Tech, New England Institute of Technology, http://www.neit.edu/About-Us/Overview
  3. Programs, New England Institute of Technology, http://www.neit.edu/Programs/See-All-Programs
  4. Student Life, New England Institute of Technology, http://www.neit.edu/Student-Life/Overview
  5. New England Institute of Technology 2013-14 Catalog, New England Institute of Technology, http://www.neit.edu/Content/Files/public/NEITCatalog_2013_14sm.pdf
  6. Housing, New England Institute of Technology, http://www.neit.edu/Admissions/International-Students/Housing
  7. Career Services, New England Institute of Technology, http://www.neit.edu/Career-Services/Overview
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