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New Jersey Institute Of Technology

New Jersey Institute Of Technology

New Jersey Institute of Technology is a public research university established in 1881. It has an urban campus spread over 45 acres of land, and offers enrollment to over 5,000 undergraduate and more than 2,000 postgraduate students every year. Students at NJIT can choose from over 100 degree programs in more than 20 undergraduate majors and 30 graduate specialties. NJIT is better known for its research capabilities in various fields, including solar physics, polymer science, nanotechnology, and the development of a smart gun technology. There are 6 colleges where these courses are taught. These are:

  • Albert Dorman Honors College
  • College of Computing Sciences
  • College of Science and Liberal Arts
  • Newark College of Engineering
  • New Jersey School of Architecture
  • School of Management

The athletics teams of NJIT are known as the Highlanders, and wear colors of red, white and navy. The sports available at this university include baseball, basketball, cross-country, fencing, ice hockey, soccer, swimming, tennis, track & field, and volleyball. There is also a cheer team.

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Contacting New Jersey Institute of Technology

New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights
Newark , NJ 07102
General Phone: (973) 596-3000
http://www.njit.edu

New Jersey Institute of Technology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Engineering804biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, transportation engineering, electrical engineering, engineering science, environmental engineering, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, ...
Computer Science and Engineering550computer and info science, information technology, information science, computer engineering
Business and Management193business management, business administration
Architecture and Planning135architecture, urban planning
Engineering Technician128engineering technology
Science53biology, bioinformatics, science and society, chemistry, physics courses
Mathematics52mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics
Liberal Arts30technical and business writing, history
Conservation and Resource Management16environmental science
Family and Social Work7public administration, public policy analysis

Number of programs and degrees for New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree88023
Master's degree98329
Doctor's degree5816
Postbaccalaureate certificate479

New Jersey Institute of Technology Student Body

In 2007-2008, New Jersey Institute of Technology had a total enrollment of 8,288 students (6,691 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 79%
Women 21%
Full-Time 87%
Part-Time 13%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 64%
Graduate 36%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 29%
Black 9%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 18%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 20%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 17%
20-21 17%
22-24 27%
25-29 18%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
New Jersey93%
(International Students)2%
New York2%
Florida1%

New Jersey Institute of Technology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %
Part-Time 86 %

New Jersey Institute of Technology Room and Board (2007)

New Jersey Institute of Technology offers campus housing for 1,450 of its 6,691 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Newark, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total5,0683,36966%91627%
Men3,7822,52167%72529%
Women1,28684866%19123%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal480590
SAT Math550650
SAT Writing480580

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT98%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

New Jersey Institute of Technology Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 12,482
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 21,942
Room and board $ 10,600
Room charge $ 6,290
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,916
Books and supplies $ 1,700
Other expenses $ 2,200

Financial Aid:
New Jersey Institute of Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 262100)

New Jersey Institute of Technology Faculty

New Jersey Institute of Technology has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured19231
Non-tenured, but on tenure track4610
Non-tenured and not on tenure track8424

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*0*
Instructorcalendar year3$90,6390*
Lecturercalendar year1*1*
No academic rankcalendar year13$55,6652*
All faculty totalcalendar year19$73,5703$58,172

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year122$142,33814$130,382
Associate professoracademic year74$105,27918$106,949
Assistant professoracademic year40$81,4269$78,582
Instructoracademic year3$75,6882*
Lectureracademic year56$52,39619$45,163
No academic rankacademic year8$73,1770*
All faculty totalacademic year303$106,13762$87,818

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

SportConference
Track Independent Northeast Region

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total10863171
Baseball111122
Basketball26026
Track12719
All Other Sports5945104

New Jersey Institute of Technology Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Science
Engineering, Other
Engineering/Industrial Management
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Transportation and Highway Engineering

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technology, General

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis

Liberal Arts
History, General
Technical and Business Writing

Mathematics
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General

Science
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physics, Other
Science, Technology and Society

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Highlights

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What Sets New Jersey Institute of Technology Apart:

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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Male % of student body
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Top 7%New Jersey Institute of Technology Male % of student body
% of degrees in architecture and planning
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Number of degree programs
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% of degrees in mathematics
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Minority % of student body
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Top 13%New Jersey Institute of Technology Minority % of student body
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%New Jersey Institute of Technology % of degrees in engineering technician
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%New Jersey Institute of Technology % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%New Jersey Institute of Technology Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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