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New Jersey Institute of Technology, founded in 1881, is a public, technical institution. The 45-acre campus is located in downtown Newark.

Website: www.njit.edu/

Public
Co-ed
8,794
Undergraduate
Students
(24.7%) 2,174 Women
(75.3%) 6,620 Men
2,724
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 8,201 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.60
SAT Math
669 average
610-720 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
627 average
580-67 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
24-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $38,574
Out-of-state: $54,286
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $17,674
Out-of-state: $33,386
Room and Board
$13,900
Average Percent of Need Met
58%
Average Freshman Award
$16,022
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$38,718
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
461
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Newark Population
278,427
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
24% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Highlanders
Sororities
5% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
24.3% Asian
9.1% Black/African-American
23.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
36.2% White
3.5% Unknown
International Students
5.4% from 79 countries
First-Year Students Returning
88.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
85%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
5.0%
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