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Colleges / New Jersey Institute of Technology

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, NJ 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate69%

About NJIT

New Jersey Institute of Technology is a public, state school in the city of Newark, New Jersey. NJIT was founded in 1881. The college currently enrolls around 11,901 students a year, including 9,475 undergrads.

NJIT Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into NJIT. The acceptance rate at NJIT is 69%. In 2022, 11,578 students applied to NJIT and 8,005 were admitted.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 69%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 42%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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New Jersey Institute of Technology is located in the city of Newark, New Jersey, near New York City.

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College Info

University Heights Newark, NJ 7102

Campus Setting: Urban

NJIT Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to NJIT is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to NJIT is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs



Composite SAT Range

1210 - 1440


Math SAT Range

600 - 740


Reading SAT Range

580 - 690

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1440 and Above


1210 to 1440


1210 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for NJIT students is 1294. Applicants with SAT scores of 1440 and above have a good chance of being admitted to NJIT, while applicants with SAT scores between 1210 to 1440 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1210 have a low chance of being offered a spot at NJIT.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at NJIT is like? There are approximately 11,901 students enrolled at NJIT, including 9,475 undergraduate students and 2,426 graduate students. 77% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from NJ and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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Fall Freshmen
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Mar 1
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