New Jersey Institute of Technology

New Jersey Institute of Technology also known to be the NJIT is the state’s public polytechnic university. Established in 1881 as Newark Technical School and renamed NJIT in 1975. It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. NJIT is the largest technological university in the New York metropolitan region. The university has state-of-the-art facilities with more than 2 million square feet located on a 48-acre campus in Newark, and a solar observatory in Big Bear Lake, California

The university is a top-ranked public research university, offers undergraduate and graduate students over 125-degree programs ranging from the STEM disciplines to architecture and design, as well as management and humanities. The university has more than 60 research institutes, centers, and specialized laboratories that reflect the strategic growth in the university’s research enterprise. 79 percent of NJIT graduates either are employed or go to graduate school for further studies within six months of completing their graduation

NJIT provides more than $100 million in financial assistance to students. Around 80% of all the undergrad students receive some form of financial aid as well as 92% of the first-time incoming freshmen and transfer students. The NJIT Makerspace provides an on-campus destination where students can actively participate in the innovation, invention, and product realization that shapes global industries. Over 7,400 prospective students and their parents visit the campus annually for open houses and tours

NJIT has more than 60 research institutes, centers, and specialized laboratories. NJIT’s research is founded on collaboration with students, faculty, staff, external researchers, and partners. The university has more than 11,400 students across its six colleges and more than 1,300 full-time employees. The interdisciplinary approach to learning offers students the ability to study in fields beyond their majors. The university continues to invest in faculty and facilities so that students learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and have access to the latest technology in labs

NJIT is home to hundreds of student-run clubs and organizations that cover a wide variety of personal and professional interests. In 2019, NJIT was ranked 46th by US News & World Report in the top Public Schools-National Universities rankings. NYIT includes Newark College of Engineering, College of Science and Liberal Arts, J. Robert and Barbara A. Hillier College of Architecture and Design, Ying Wu College of Computing, Martin Tuchman School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College

NJIT has a notable list of alumni that includes Ehsan Bayat (American entrepreneur), Jim Stamatis (Soccer manager), Wally Schirra (American aviator), John J. Mooney (a chemical engineer), Rah Digga (Rapper), Victor J. Stenger (physicist), Damon Lynn (basketball player), Sara Del Valle (Scientist), Kyriakos Kokkinos (Cypriot-Greek politician), and many more

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