Seeking admission at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is competitive as the institute is highly selective in screening its prospective students with an average acceptance rate of 61%. The factors that are used to review the applications include:
NJIT encourages the applicants to take the prerequisite academic tests at least 6 months prior the application deadline. This ensures the availability of the test scores at the time of admission. In view of this, the students are recommended to choose regular and rolling application over early application.
The New Jersey Institute of Technology admissions take place primarily in Fall and Spring seasons, wherein maximum applications are witnessed in the Fall season. The admission requirements for international, undergraduate, transfer and graduate students have been discussed in this article.
|Application Portal||UG: Common application|
PG: New Jersey Institute of Technology's Online Admission Application System
|Application Fee||UG: 75 USD|
PG: 75 USD
|Mode of Payment||Credit Card/e-Cheque|
|NJIT SAT Requirements||1285|
|NJIT ACT Requirements||27|
|Intake Seasons||Spring and Fall|
|Interview Requirements||Depends on course requirements|
|Work Experience||Essential for MBA aspirants (minimum 5 years)|
|Financial Aid||Available for international and domestic students|
|NJIT International Application Deadline|
|Fall||Application for UG courses||March 1|
|Application for graduate courses||May 1|
|Spring||Application for UG courses||October 15|
|Application for graduate courses||November 15|
|NJIT Undergraduate Application Deadline|
|Fall||Early Action I||November 15|
|Early Action II||December 15|
|Rolling Admission||March 1|
|UG Transfer Students||June 1|
|Spring||Rolling Admission||November 15|
|UG Transfer Students||November 15|
|NJIT Transfer Application Deadline|
|Fall||UG Transfer application||June 1|
|Spring||UG Transfer application||November 15|
|NJIT Graduate Application Deadline|
|Master's International||May 1|
|Master's Domestic||June 1|
|Master's Online||August 1|
|Master's International||November 15|
|Master's Domestic||November 15|
|Master's Online||November 15|
The admission requirements for the international students is same as the domestic students with few exceptions, such as:
|English Language Test||Minimum Score|
It is essential for all international students to meet the following prerequisites:
Application Portal: The applications for undergraduate courses are accepted through 'Common Application'.
Application Fee: 75 USD
Academic Requirements: Applicants need to fulfill academic requirements with the submission of ACT or SAT scores. Given below is the break up of the ACT and SAT requirements:
|Average ACT Score||32|
|25th Percentile ACT Score||30|
|75th Percentile ACT Score||34|
|Average Score||1285 (Math: 659; Reading: 626)|
|25th Percentile SAT Score||1190 (Math: 610; Reading: 580)|
|75th Percentile SAT Score||1370 (Math: 700; Reading: 670)|
Supporting Documents: High school transcript, essay and letter of recommendation. Additionally, the students applying for the College of Architecture and Design need to submit a portfolio.
Furthermore, the institute accepts transfer applications. The NJIT transfer application prerequisites include:
NJIT offers specialization in 55 Master's and 19 Ph.D. programs across the subject areas like Engineering, Computing, Management, Design and Science. Some of the popular graduate programs offered by the New Jersey Institute of Technology are:
The prerequisites for NJIT graduate admissions are given below:
Application Portal: Applications for gradaute programs are accepted through 'New Jersey Institute of Technology's Online Admission Application System'.
Application Fee: 75 USD
Common Supporting Documents: Academic transcripts from all the institutions attended, degree completion certificate, GRE/GMAT scores, IELTS/TOEFL scores and one recommendation letter.
Additional Supporting Documents: The Ph.D. programs require the submission of additional documents like three letters of recommendation and statement of intent.
English Language Requirement: The English language requirement for graduate programs differs from that undergrdauate programs:
|English Language Test||Minimum Scores|
The admission requirements for different levels of graduate programs are discussed below:
All the Ph.D. programs require the applicants to submit GRE scores.
Before applying at New Jersey Institute of Technology it is essential that students majorly focus on their performance in standardized academic tests as these test scores play a vital role in dictinguishing your application from rest of the applications.