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4 Year Public College

Contact Information

Phone: 1-800-925-NJIT or 973-596-3300

Application Deadlines

International students

Fall semester

Undergraduate: March 1

Graduate: May 1


Spring semester

Undergraduate: October 15

Graduate: November 15


Office of University Admissions
Fenster Hall, Room 100
University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102


As one of the nation’s preeminent R1 polytechnic institutions, NJIT continues to climb the ranks in independent university assessments. According to, NJIT ranks in the top 2% for return on investment and the Wall Street Journal has ranked NJIT as the #2 public university in the US. The university’s multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide the technological proficiency, business know-how, and leadership skills that future CEOs and entrepreneurs will need to succeed. With an enrollment of over 12,600 undergraduate and graduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university.

NJIT, a top-ranked public research university, offers undergraduate and graduate students over 125+ degree programs ranging from the STEM disciplines to architecture and design, as well as management and humanities. NJIT continues to invest in facilities so that students may learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and have access to the latest technology, including a 25,000 sq. ft. Makerspace with equipment for 3D printing, additive manufacturing, material cutting and shaping, computing, and more. With six colleges that enroll almost 13,000 students, NJIT prepares students for the workplace as well as advanced degrees.

Degrees/Certificates Offered

Bachelor’s Degrees, Master’s Degrees, Doctoral Degrees, with the vast majority being BS, MS, and PhD.

Student Demographics

12,600 total students
Undergraduate: ~9300
Graduate: ~3300

Women: ~30%
Men: ~70%
White/Non Latino: ~32%
African American: ~10%
Asian or Pacific Islander: ~25%
Hispanic: 25%

ESL Program and Support Services

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Student Housing Options

Eligible first-year students can request to live in the Albert Dorman Honors College, Cypress, and Redwood Halls while sophomores through seniors can live in all residential communities. Graduate students enjoy apartment-style housing in Oak Hall, Maple Hall, Laurel Hall, or off-campus housing which students are responsible for finding.

Please use our Virtual Tour feature to view each room on campus.

Admission Requirements for First Year Students

  • Completed application
    • First-year:
    • Transfer:
  • $75 nonrefundable application fee
  • English proficiency score
    • TOEFL: 79
    • IELTS 6.0
    • Duolingo: 100
  • Portfolio (for applicants to the Hillier College of Architecture and Design)
  • Official high school/secondary school transcript in English or a notarized copy
  • Official SAT (use code 2513) or ACT (use code 2580)
    • Test optional, unless applying to the Albert Dorman Honors College

Admission Requirements for Transfer Applicants

  • Transfer Applicant Criteria
    • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
    • Transcript evaluation (WES or NACES member)
    • Completed at least 15 semester hours, including:
      • English composition
      • Mathematics (pre-calculus is required for most majors)
      • Science (chemistry and/or physics required for some majors)

Admission Requirements for Graduate Applicants

  • Completed application
    • Application fee
    • English proficiency score (unless undergraduate degree completed at a U.S. university)
      • TOEFL: 79
      • IELTS 6.5
      • Duolingo: 120
    •  GRE/GMAT scores
    • Portfolio (for applicants to the Hillier College of Architecture and Design)
    • Letter of recommendation
      • 1 for Master’s
      • 3 for PhD

Visa Categories Offered

  • F-1, J-1, and dependents

Cost of Attendance

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International Scholarships

  • All first year students are automatically considered for merit scholarships, with Honors students receiving the highest amount of scholarships.
  • Graduate students are not eligible for merit scholarships; however, there are some options for them after acceptance. Once students have been accepted and paid the enrollment fee, they will have access to Scholarship Universe where they can see which external scholarships they may be eligible for.

Student Activities and Campus Life

Our campus has doubled in size in the past decade to include new residence halls, a 190,000-square-foot Campus Center and a $110 million Wellness and Events Center. However you choose to spend your spare time at NJIT, we have the facilities to make you feel at home.

NJIT gives you more than a world-class education. It gives you a community. The friends and contacts you’ll make at NJIT, whether in one of over 140 student clubs and organizations or in dozens of community service projects, will enhance your life and impact your future. The Office of Student Life administers a wide range of programs and services that benefit the student population.