New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 11,317
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,935 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

New Jersey Institute of Technology is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,222 applications and 4,283 students were granted admission. New Jersey Institute of Technology is at the #57 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 25% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 84% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1110 to 1310
ACT23 to 29

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

New Jersey Institute of Technology charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $28,206 and in-state students paid $13,602.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of New Jersey Institute of Technology's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 34% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,586 (which is 3.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2016-2017, was 476, which is 48% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,191 (which is 2.1% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, New Jersey Institute of Technology has enrolled a total of 11,317 students (8,136 students full-time and 3,181 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,317 students, 781 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 74% men and 26% women and 8,211 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,106 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 436 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 27%

Non-resident alien: 18%

Asian: 18%

Hispanic: 16%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Black/African American: 7%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 34% 2,740 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 22% 1,772 397
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 8% 667 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 7% 553 0
Architecture And Related Services 5% 400
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 205
Mathematics And Statistics 1% 113
Physical Sciences 1% 88
Natural Resources And Conservation 1% 46 0
Visual And Performing Arts 0% 26

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of New Jersey Institute of Technology full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of New Jersey Institute of Technology graduates 6 years after enrollment is $49,900. Last year, out of the total 1,457 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,340 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,516 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,380 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $49,900 $65,900
Employment Rate 92% 91%
Total Graduates 1,457 1,516

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Kean University
5.3 mile away
SUNY College of Optometry
10.2 mile away