New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102

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New Jersey Institute of Technology

Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Bachelors Masters
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
Christian Studies
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Divinity, Ministry, Seminary (BD, MDiv)
Film, Cinema, Video, Movie Studies
General Studies
History
Interior Design
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Other Architecture and Related Services
Product and Industrial Design
Professional, Technical, Business and Scientific Writing
Religion/Religious Studies
Theology/Theological Studies

Business

Major Bachelors Masters
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Administration and Management
Business/Corporate Communications
Construction Management
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance
Hospitality Management and Administration
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Other Accounting and Related Services
Other Business/Managerial Operations
Other Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
Other Marketing
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Restaurant & Food Services
Tourism, Travel, and Hotel Services Management

Communication & Media

Major Bachelors Masters
Advertising
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Commercial & Advertising Art
Communications Technology/Technician
Design & Visual Communications
Film/Video & Cinematography
Graphic Design
Intermedia/Multimedia
Other Computer Software and Media Applications
Photography
Recording Arts Technology
Web Page, Digital Multimedia, Information Resources, and Graphic Design

Cosmetology & Beauty

Major Bachelors Masters
Barbering/Barber
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist
Esthetician & Skin Care
Hair Styling & Hair Design
Make-Up Artist/Specialist
Manicurist/Nail Specialist

Culinary Arts & Food Service

Major Bachelors Masters
Baking and Pastry Arts
Culinary Arts

Education

Major Bachelors Masters
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Secondary Education

Engineering

Major Bachelors Masters
Biochemical Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Science
Engineering Technology
Engineering/Industrial Management
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Electrical Technician
Systems Engineering
Transportation and Highway Engineering

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Health and Physical Education/Fitness

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Clinical/Medical Lab. Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and Licensed Vocational Nurse Training (LVN)
Massage Therapy, Therapeutic Massage
Medical Insurance/Biller
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Nursing Administration
Nursing Assistant / Aide and Patient Care Assistant / Aide
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Other Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems (Holistic Medicine)
Other Nursing
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technologist
Ultrasound Technician

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Gerontology
Science, Technology and Society

Legal Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Court Reporting
Legal Administrative Assistant
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies
Other Legal Professions and Studies

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Bioinformatics
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biostatistics

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics
Statistics

Natural Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Chemistry
Physics

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Corrections
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
Firefighter, Fireman and Firefighting Science
Forensic Science and Technology
Homeland Security (DHS, National Security Policy, Disaster Planning and Intelligence)
Human Services
Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, Paramilitary, and Related Protective Services

Skilled Trades

Major Bachelors Masters
Aircraft Maintenance
Autobody Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Building Property Management and Maintenance
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR)
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
Welding Technology/Welder

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Economics
Forensic Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Political Science and Government
Psychology
Sport Psychology

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis

Technician Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Systems Technology
Other Engineering Technologies/Technicians

Technology

Major Bachelors Masters
Computer Repair and Installation Technology, Technician
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance (CIS, Internet Security)
Information Technology
Network and System Administration / Administrator
Other Computer Programming
Other Computer and Information Sciences
Other Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Telecommunications Technology
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Transportation Careers

Major Bachelors Masters
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology
Truck and Bus Driver, Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor (Trucking)

Veterinary Medicine

Major Bachelors Masters
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

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NJIT Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave New Jersey Institute of Technology 5 stars in Academics.

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NJIT Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 2.80
Retention Rate 82%
Minimum GPA to Graduate 2.00
Carnegie Class Research Universities (high research activity)
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in late August or early September.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • Weekend College
  • Certificate Programs

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technology

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Optometry

Class Sizes at New Jersey Institute of Technology

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 31%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 4%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 64%
  • 100+ Students: 1%
Fewer than 20 Students 31%
50 - 100 Students 4%
20 - 49 Students 64%
100+ Students 1%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 67
  • Asian: 18
  • Unknown and Other: 7
  • Latino: 4
  • African American: 4
Caucasian 67
Asian 18
Unknown and Other 7
Latino 4
African American 4

Faculty at New Jersey Institute of Technology

Total Faculty 722
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 16
Full-Time Professors 1,281
Male Faculty 573
Part-Time Professors 378
Women Faculty 149

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