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New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ
New Jersey Institute of Technology, founded in 1881, is a public, technical institution. The 45-acre campus is located in downtown Newark.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 8,008
   Women 1,907 (23.8%)
   Men 6,101 (76.2%)
Graduate Students 3,317
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 61% of 6,045 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.57
SAT Math 627 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 566 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $36,050
Out-of-state: $50,654
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $16,430
Out-of-state: $31,034
  Room and Board $13,420
Average Percent of Need Met 58%
Average Freshman Award $14,168
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 410
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Newark Population 278,427
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 51% of freshmen, 23% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Highlanders
Sororities 3% of women participate
Fraternities 5% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
21.4% Asian
8.5% Black/African-American
21.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
32.3% White
13.3% Unknown
International Students 4.2% from 67 countries
First-Year Students Returning 88.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 23.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 80%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 15.0%