New Jersey Institute of Technology

Newark, NJ

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 8,377
Graduate Enrollment: 2,718
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 69.14%

Male/Female: 79% / 21% (2017)

First generation college students: 34.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 3.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,314
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1180 - 1430

2022 Median Admit ACT: 30
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 27 - 33

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 71.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 48.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 37.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 28.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 32.9%
Black: 9.5%
Hispanic: 22.4%
Asian: 23.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.4%
Non-resident alien: 6.0%
Unknown race: 2.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $29,862
In-State tuition: $18,016
Out-of-State tuition: $34,034

Estimated books and supplies: $3,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,100 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,700 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,100 (2022)

Average Family Income: $67,173 (2017)
Median Family Income: $38,563 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 36.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 36.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $223 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $10,517
$30k-48k $12,508
$48k-75k $16,820
$75k-110k $21,498
$110k+ $23,665

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 38%
6-year graduation rate: 74%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.4% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $17,873 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 79.5% (2015)
@3 year 84.3% (2017)
@5 year 85.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 61.2% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 60.0% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $64,152 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $77,947 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 8
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 18
Bachelor's Degree Engineering, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 54 $22,125 $228 $57,073 ($4,756) $83,518 ($6,960)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 48 $341 $81,987 ($6,832) $86,431 ($7,203)
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 92 $26,437 $230 $64,322 ($5,360) $78,403 ($6,534)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 34 $86,280 ($7,190)
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 6
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 125 $24,085 $212 $65,733 ($5,478) $79,267 ($6,606)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 107 $342 $82,633 ($6,886) $88,839 ($7,403)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Civil Engineering. 8
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 44 $22,375 $212 $69,294 ($5,775) $94,869 ($7,906)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 42
Doctoral Degree Computer Engineering. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 5
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 95 $25,325 $239 $71,506 ($5,959) $90,360 ($7,530)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 99 $350 $92,058 ($7,672) $110,780 ($9,232)
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 14
Graduate/Professional Certificate Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 4
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 7
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 12
Bachelor's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 86 $31,000 $329 $45,209 ($3,767)
Master's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 15
Graduate/Professional Certificate Communication and Media Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Graphic Communications. 7 $25,875 $274 $47,959 ($3,997)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 344 $21,500 $207 $65,978 ($5,498) $86,548 ($7,212)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 250 $350 $90,636 ($7,553) $100,794 ($8,400)
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer and Information Sciences, General. 8
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 47 $25,000 $207 $60,236 ($5,020) $82,898 ($6,908)
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 146 $347 $99,219 ($8,268) $111,004 ($9,250)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Information Science/Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 2
Master's Degree Computer Science. 2
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 7
Doctoral Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 3
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 7
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 3
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 219 $23,334 $212 $66,068 ($5,506) $77,327 ($6,444)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 50 $233 $76,940 ($6,412)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 1
Master's Degree Systems Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 35 $25,000 $265 $64,485 ($5,374) $85,257 ($7,105)
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 35
Doctoral Degree Industrial Engineering. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Industrial Engineering. 15
Master's Degree Manufacturing Engineering. 7
Master's Degree Biochemical Engineering. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Engineering, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Technology, General. 222 $24,000 $239 $61,375 ($5,115) $77,045 ($6,420)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering-Related Technologies. 6
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 74 $304 $90,215 ($7,518) $100,440 ($8,370)
Bachelor's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 9
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 81 $21,834 $200 $34,737 ($2,895) $60,408 ($5,034)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 5
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 1
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 26 $26,190 $260 $66,005 ($5,500) $67,694 ($5,641)
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 3
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 10
Master's Degree Statistics. 13
Bachelor's Degree Science, Technology and Society. 6
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 2
Master's Degree Chemistry. 5
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 3
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 4
Master's Degree Physics. 2
Doctoral Degree Physics. 3
Doctoral Degree Social Sciences, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 18 $27,000 $270 $44,695 ($3,725) $48,950 ($4,079)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
Master's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 8
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 91 $25,000 $261 $45,195 ($3,766) $64,652 ($5,388)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 55 $562 $88,816 ($7,401) $101,331 ($8,444)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 41
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 1
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 25
Bachelor's Degree History. 5


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $115,533
Full time faculty: 57%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $135,572,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $169,763,000 (2022)