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College Profile: New Jersey Institute of Technology

 
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New Jersey Institute of Technology is a public research university in Newark, New Jersey. NJIT offers 100 degree programs in 27 undergraduate majors and 30 graduate specialties. NJIT is New Jersey's science and technology university. The school opened as the Newark Technical School in 1881 with 88 students. As of 2005, there are 8,058 students of which 1,400 live in one of the school's four dormitories. It is now home to the Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College, College of Science and Liberal Arts, and College of Computing Sciences. The current president, Robert A. Altenkirch, was inaugurated on May 2, 2003. He succeeded Saul K. Fenster, who was named the university’s sixth president in 1978. NJIT is one of few Universities to offer extensive courses in Video Game development.[citation needed] The school offers the only NAAB-accredited bachelor's degree in architecture in New Jersey. It offers combined programs in medicine with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and St. George's University in Grenada. The university is known foremost for its research capabilities ranging from the fields of stem cell research to nanotechnology to solar physics and polymer science. The school also specializes in the research of smart gun technology, and has trademarked the term Virtual Classroom and was the first to obtain then retain Yahoo!'s "Most Wired University" award. On December 20, 2006, New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine signed a bill to allocate $50 million towards the development of an NJIT-led stem cell research facility in Newark, NJ. NJIT is a participating Internet2 member and held its first Internet2 Day in 2005.
 
University Heights
Newark, NJ
07102
973-596-3000 (general)
973-596-3479 (financial aid)
973-596-3300 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names NJIT
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 10,000 - 19,999
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
Yes ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

New Jersey Institute of Technology Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
10,430 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
4,216 Fall Applicants1,935 Total Dormitory Capacity
2,684 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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