The listings were generated by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce based on the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard. The same study was used by NJ Advance Media for “20 N.J. Colleges with the Highest-Paid Grads.”
Another analysis, based on degrees conferred during the 2013-14 academic year, looks at “The Top Producers of African-American Graduates.” The Feb. 11 article inDiverse: Issues in Higher Educationranked NJIT fifth in the nation for African-American Engineering M.S. degrees and 20th for African-American Engineering B.S. degrees.
Last year, Business Insider ranked NJIT #1 on its list of “The 50 Most Underrated Colleges in America.” The magazine called NJIT “a leader in job placement,” noting that at least 56 percent of NJIT students already are employed by the time they graduate — a figure 26 percent higher than the national average. Another 13 percent are enrolled full time in graduate school after graduation, the magazine reported.
NJIT also ranks well in a number of other national surveys where the university is among the top 200 U.S. colleges or higher including: US News & World Report, the Brookings Institution, Forbes, Money, Washington Monthly, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, PayScale.com and BestColleges.com.