New Jersey Institute of Technology requires a minimum of 124 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. NJIT accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, NJIT has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 74% of students who start college at NJIT complete all the credits required within six years.
NJIT offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: NJIT may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
NJIT has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for NJIT.
Reminder: Check with NJIT directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, NJIT students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at NJIT.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
NJIT does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at NJIT
NJIT offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ NJIT does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ NJIT has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ NJIT offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ NJIT offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at NJIT.
❌ NJIT studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While NJIT does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the Van Houten Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
NJIT offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering
•3-2 dual degree program in business administration
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does NJIT have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
NJIT has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at NJIT include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force branch unit on campus
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