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New Jersey Institute of Technology


NJIT Says...

All applicants for admission to programs leading to the bachelor's degree are required to complete 16 high school units in a college-preparatory program. This work must include 4 units of English and 2 units of laboratory science. Applicants for engineering, engineering science, or computer science are encouraged to take physics and chemistry as th... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Office of University Admissions

Uni. Heights

Newark, NJ 07102

United States

Phone: 973-596-3300

Fax: 973-596-3461


Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 82
% Submitting Score:96%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:470 - 600
     Math Middle 50%:550 - 660
     Writing Middle 50%:470 - 590
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:20%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:52%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:85%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:85%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 4,216
Total applicants who are accepted: 2,684
Total of accepted students who enroll: 939
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 82%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $70.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Regular Application Deadline: 03/01
Notification Begins: 11/15
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Housing Deposit Deadline: 6/2
Housing Deposit Amount: $50.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Very important
Academic GPA:Important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Considered
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Considered
First Generation:Not Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:16
     Lab Science:2
     Foreign Language:0
     Social Studies:0
     Academic Electives:0
Academic Units Recommended:
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:1
     Academic Electives:2
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Key Statistics


  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
  • SAT:
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    470 - 600
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    550 - 660
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    470 - 590
  • Regular Application Deadline:
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