The university offers a multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach that provide the technological proficiency, business know-how and leadership skills necessary to succeed in today’s economy.
NJIT has earned national prominence by developing relevant academic programs taught by leading practitioners in their fields.
Six specialized schools — College of Architecture and Design; Ying Wu College of Computing Sciences; College of Science and Liberal Arts; Newark College of Engineering; Martin Tuchman School of Management; and the Albert Dorman Honors College — offer 50 undergraduate, 59 graduate and 20 doctoral degree programs.
NJIT offers the intimate educational experience of a small campus with the vast resources of a major public research university.
Currently ranked among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, NJIT maintains its status through a careful balance of a consistent world-class curriculum and research expenditures that total more than $110 million.
With 489 full-time and adjunct faculty, the university maintains a student-to-faculty ratio of 18-to-1. NJIT has more than 40 dedicated outreach centers and laboratories, from robotics to sustainable design to nanotechnology. The National Science Foundation ranks NJIT in the top 10 among universities whose main research is in engineering.
NJIT graduates are prepared with workplace experience and degrees in the hottest fields, such as engineering, physics, biology, architecture, design, computing sciences, information systems and business.
Students graduate with the skills that recruiters are seeking through the university’s successful internship and co-op programs. More than 550 companies recruit on campus each semester.
In 2015, NJIT students earned more than $4 million in paid internships and co-op placements. Moreover, students benefit from the university’s location — only 20 minutes by rail to New York City — providing access to a broader range of Fortune 500 companies. Students and alumni also can search the university’s Career Development Services database, which includes more than 26,000 job opportunities.
For students interested in giving back to the community while earning a degree, NJIT works with more than 260 nonprofit agencies throughout New Jersey. More than a quarter of NJIT students volunteer, which culminated in 2015 in more than 45,000 hours of community engagement.
In addition, NJIT offers 19 Division I sports, as well as club and intramural programs. The Highlanders are part of the Atlantic Sun Conference.
Prospective students seeking greater involvement in the changing role of technology can find direct access to the industry’s future at New Jersey Institute of Technology — where they can innovate, invent and succeed.
To learn more about NJIT, visit www.njit.edu.