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NJIT Admissions 2024: Acceptance Rate, Requirements, Application Fees & Deadline

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Below are the New Jersey Institute of Technology application deadlines for 2024:

  • The New Jersey Institute of Technology offers multiple admission deadlines for both Undergraduates and Postgraduates. 
  • The students also have another option of Early Action II closed however students who applied for honors college by Feb 1, 2025 (Tentative)
  • For Postgraduate students, they have two deadlines, i.e. May 1, 2025(tentative), for the Fall semester and Spring semester the applications are closed. 



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New Jersey Institute of Technology Admission Process 2024

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Q:   How many Indian students are in NJIT?

A: 

The NJIT allows various students across the world and in the fall of 2020, 11,652 students enrolled in various programs at New Jersey Institute of Technology. NJIT is a diverse university allowing various international students, including many students from India. The university also offers various courses and research opportunities that allow Indian students to explore their interests and skills. Seventy-eight per cent (9,084) of these students enrolled at the undergraduate level. Seventy-eight per cent of undergraduates enrolled full-time, and 25% were female. The majority of undergraduates were from the state of New Jersey.

 

Q:   How long does the NJIT application process take?

A: 

The New Jersey Institute of Technology takes two to three weeks to notify applicants about their admission status. This two-week period allows the admissions team to thoroughly review applications, consider facts and make well-informed for its selected students. This waiting period ensures a fair and comprehensive evaluation process, ultimately resulting in the selection of students.

 

Q:   Is the GRE required for the New Jersey Institute of Technology?

A: 

No, the GRE is not necessary for the New Jersey Institute of Technology. NJIT is test score optional through the 2024 Intake. International students are advised to contact their respective academic departments to check if a GRE/GMAT score is necessary for their specific course. However, international students must to be admitted to the New Jersey Institute of Technology it is recommended to have a strong academic profile, including competitive scores in the GMAT or GREs.  However, the admission process at Columbia takes a holistic approach, considering multiple factors in the student's profile. These factors include Leadership, Work experience, essays, LOR and interviews that the students give during their admission process. 

 

Q:   How much is the NYIT application fee for international students?

A: 

The New Jersey Institute of Technology's application fee for all programs is USD 75. The amount is non-refundable. Students can either pay using a credit card or e-cheque, or internet banking. Students can process the application fee on the NJIT’s official website along with their admission fee. Students facing financial hardships can request a waiver from the university.

 

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New Jersey Institute of Technology Application Process 2024

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Q:   What is the application deadline for NJIT?

A: 

The university’s admissions are categorized into three sessions: Early Admission, Fall, and Spring Intake. However, deadlines are subject to change with progressive years. To receive the latest information on the exact starting dates and deadlines, please visit the university’s admission deadlines webpage.

Admission Type

Deadline*

Undergraduate 

Fall Semester

  • Early Action I:  closed

  • Early Action II:  closed

  • Honors College:  Feb 1, 2024

  • Rolling Admission:  Mar 1, 2024

Spring Semester:

  • Rolling Admission: closed

Postgraduate 

Fall- May 1, 2024

 

 

Q:   What are some reasons why New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is popular?

A: 

They are sevral reasoms why NJIT is a popular institute among international students. Below are some fo the reasons:

NJIT is surely a good option for international students mainly beacuse of a diverse range of excellent academic programs across its schools and colleges. Notable programs include STEM, Business, Engineering. 

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Academics:  NJIT offers more than 125 undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs through its six specialised schools instructed by expert faculty.

Placements:  Every year, many internationals apply for admission at the New Jersey Institute of Technology because of its impressive placement records. NJIT job placement rate is 89.7% for master's students. Top employers who hire New Jersey Institute of Technology graduates are Amazon, Apple, Bank of America, Deloitte, Google, etc.

Location of the university - NJIT is in a location where arts & culture, technology industry and entertainment industry providing endless internship. International Students have access to beaches, outdoor activities, live music/performances and attractions which makes their make campus life more enjoyable. The location gives NJIT students an additional mark to study at NJIT. 

Ranking: New Jersey Institute of Technology is among the most renowned and reputed universities in the world. Rightly so, New Jersey Institute of Technology rankings in the most prominent rankings like THE (Times Higher Education), QS and US News & World Report are proof of its reputation. 

Fees: : The cost of attending NJIT for Indian students can vary depending on several factors. Tuition fees for international students at NJIT are typically higher than for US citizens. However, it is important that the tuition fee can change over time, and it is recommended to visit the official website to recheck the fees and accommodation. Indian students should also consider other costs such as housing, health insurance, meals and transportation attending NJIT.

 

Q:   Is NJIT expensive for Indian students?

A: 

 The cost of attending the New Jersey Institute of Technology can vary depending on the main factors such as course, level of study ( Ex UG and PG) and accommodation status. However, international students, considering the  New Jersey Institute of Technology, could be slightly higher than US students. 

The NJIT UG’s Academic Tution fee for international students is around (INR 28 L - 30 L ). It’s ( INR 29 L) for PG programs. The  New Jersey Institution of Technology offers many accommodations considering its student's safe and affordable living place. The following is the annual cost of living of international students in New Jersey. 

The Undergraduate Cost of Attendance for 2022/23 (two semesters at full-time)

Particulars

New Jersey Residents

Non-New Jersey Residents

Tuition 

INR 12,97,320

INR 27,02,307

Fees

INR 2,82,958

INR 2,82,958

Books and Supplies

INR 24,9229.

INR 24,9229.

The Graduate Cost of Attendance for 2023/24 (two semesters at full time)

Particulars

New Jersey Residents

Non-New Jersey Residents

Tuition 

INR 18,33,328

INR 26,31,858

Fees

INR 2,97,579

INR 2,97,579

Books and Supplies

12,4614

12,4614

Source: New Jersey Institute of Technology

 

Q:   Is the New Jersey Institute of Technology hard to get into?

A: 

The New Jersey Institute of Technology acceptance rate is around 69%. International students require a good GPA and academic profile to enter the university. Applicants must check their admission documents thoroughly to get selected. However, the admission process at NJIT takes a holistic approach, considering multiple factors in the student's profile. These factors include Leadership, Work experience, essays, LOR and interviews that the students give during their admission process. 

 

Q:   How to apply for NJIT?

A: 

The NJIT admission process may vary depending on the course and level of study you choose. However, here is the application process for UG and PG courses for Indian students:

The Undergraduate Application Process:

Step 1: The Application Process can be made through the Common Application.

Step 2: Check your requirements thoroughly, and see if your current qualifications are recognised.

Step 3: You should meet the NJIT admission requirements checklist before applying:

  • ACT and SAT scores

  • Transcripts of your high school.
    A minimum score of 6 and above in IELTS

  • SOP

  • Portfolio ( Audition depending on your chosen course )

Step 4: Make sure your English requirements meet the standard of the University.

Step 5: You can submit your application after your requirements are ready.

Step 6: The applicant must pay the application fee of USD 80, which will not be refundable. However, if the applicant can’t afford it, they have a process to waive it. ( Check out how you can waive application fees)

Step 7: After submitting the application, applicants can check their status by logging in with their credentials through the NJIT portal.

Postgraduate Application Process:

Step 1: The Application Process can be made through the NJIT portal.

Step 2: Check your requirements thoroughly, and see if your current qualifications are recognised.

Step 3: You should meet the entry requirements checklist before applying:

  • Transcripts of your degree.

  • 6.5
  • SOP ( Things you need to know about SOP)

  • LOR ( letter of recommendation)

  • CreativePortfolio ( Audition depending on your chosen course )

  • Resume/ CV

  • Entrance exam ( you just take GRE or GMAT, LSAT, MCAT) if you're planning to apply for the required programs.

Step 4: Make sure your English requirements meet the standard of the University.

Step 5: You can submit your application after your requirements are ready.

Step 6: The application fee might vary depending on the programs and courses the applicant chooses. However, if the applicant can’t afford the application fee, they can Check out how you can waive application fees.

Step 7: After applying, applicants can check their status by logging in with their credentials through the NJIT portal.

 

Q:   What are some useful tips for students starting their first semester at New Jersey Institute of Technology?

A: 

Some of the tips for students starting their first-semester at the NJIT are:

  • Students who applied for NJIT must be humble and should interact with as many people as possible. Mainly beacause, the more people you talk to the better knowledge you get. 
  • Attend as many gathering and parties as much as you can. 
  • Applicants should avoid missing classess, as 70% of learning comes from students going to classes. 
  • Students can get invovlved with extracuricular activities, i.e joing university clubs, sports etc. This will also look good on a portfolio in the longer run. 
 

Q:   What GPA is needed for NJIT?

A: 

In order to secure an enrollment in NJIT, students must appear for one of the standardized tests (SAT/ACT) or other entrance exams like GMAT/GRE for postgraduate courses and secure the scores as listed below:

Entrance Exams

Minimum Score Requirements

GMAT

500 or higher

ACT

26 or higher

GMAT

500 or higher

GPA

3.0 or higher

 
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NJIT Admission FAQs

Q:   How many Indian students are in NJIT?

A: 

The NJIT allows various students across the world and in the fall of 2020, 11,652 students enrolled in various programs at New Jersey Institute of Technology. NJIT is a diverse university allowing various international students, including many students from India. The university also offers various courses and research opportunities that allow Indian students to explore their interests and skills. Seventy-eight per cent (9,084) of these students enrolled at the undergraduate level. Seventy-eight per cent of undergraduates enrolled full-time, and 25% were female. The majority of undergraduates were from the state of New Jersey.

 

Q:   Is the New Jersey Institute of Technology hard to get into?

A: 

The New Jersey Institute of Technology acceptance rate is around 69%. International students require a good GPA and academic profile to enter the university. Applicants must check their admission documents thoroughly to get selected. However, the admission process at NJIT takes a holistic approach, considering multiple factors in the student's profile. These factors include Leadership, Work experience, essays, LOR and interviews that the students give during their admission process. 

 

Q:   What is the IELTS score required for NJIT?

A: 

New Jersey Institute of Technology admissions acknowledges TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE scores as proof of English language capability. International candidates (whose native tongue isn’t English) are also expected to display English language proficiency. The first-year students applying to 2024 Intake can choose not to submit SAT or ACT scores, it does not apply to Albert Dorman Honors College or accelerated programme applicants. Students who have taken the SAT or ACT are encouraged to submit test scores to be considered for endowed scholarships where scores may be required. However, if the student does not submit SAT or ACT scores then that student will be considered for other scholarships.

The minimum requirements set by the university are as follows:

English Proficiency Tests

Undergraduate Scores

Graduate Scores

TOEFL

IBT – 79 or above

CBT – 213 or above

PBT – 550 or above

IBT – 79 or above

CBT – 213 or above

PBT – 550 or above

IELTS

6 bands or above

6.5 bands or above

Duolingo

100 or above

120 or above

 

Q:   How much is the NJIT application fee for international graduate students?

A: 

New Jersey Institute of Technology application fee for all graduate programs is USD 75. The amount is non-refundable. Students can either pay using a credit card or e-cheque, or internet banking. Students can process the application fee on the NJIT’s official website along with their admission fee. Students facing financial hardships can request a waiver from the university.

 

Q:   What is the application fee for the MBA course at NJIT?

A: 

The New Jersey Institute of Technology's MBA application fee for all programs is USD 75. The amount is non-refundable. Students can either pay using a credit card or e-cheque, or internet banking. Students can process the application fee on the NJIT’s official website along with their admission fee. Students facing financial hardships can request a waiver from the university.

 

Q:   Which is better among the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Stevens Institute of Technology?

A: 

 New Jersey Institute and  Stevens Institute of Technology are reputed institutions within the USA. Still, they have small differences in campus culture, academic programs etc. The table below compares the rankings, fees and acceptance. Overall, this information could be useful for students who are considering them.  However, here is the table of comparison for both the universities: 

Name of The University 

Ranking

Acceptance rate 

Annual fees

Stevens Institute of Technology

#701-750.

46%

INR 28 L- INR 32.5L (UG)

INR17.5 L - INR 27.5 L (PG)

NJIT

601-650 

69%

INR 29.9L (UG)

INR 30.02L (PG) 

 

Q:   What is the application fee for MS in Cs course at NJIT?

A: 

The New Jersey Institute of Technology's MSc application fee for all programs is USD 75. The amount is non-refundable. Students can either pay using a credit card or e-cheque, or internet banking. Students can process the application fee on the NJIT’s official website along with their admission fee. Students facing financial hardships can request a waiver from the university.

 

Q:   What are the requirements for MS in CS NJIT?

A: 

Below is the application process for NJIT: 

  • Applicants completed a four-year undergraduate programme accredited in the United States, or it's equivalent, and demonstrate strong academic achievement in an appropriate discipline

  • GPA

  • 3.0 out of 4.0 required for students with a computer Science background

  • 3.0 out of 4.0 required for students without a computer Science background who may be required to enroll in bridge courses

  • Applicants also must meet the English Language requirements:

English Proficiency Tests

Undergraduate Scores

Graduate Scores

TOEFL

IBT – 79 or above

CBT – 213 or above

PBT – 550 or above

IBT – 79 or above

CBT – 213 or above

PBT – 550 or above

IELTS

6 bands or above

6.5 bands or above

Duolingo

100 or above

120 or above

  • Students are also expected to have good programming skills, and a grasp of the fundamentals of computer Science (students should have acquired this knowledge in the undergraduate degree Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent degree)

  • To ensure that students have the background to do well and succeed in doing the MS in Computer Science at NJIT, they will be required to take a short answer exam to demonstrate that students have good programming skills (in C+ or Java) and that they know the basic concepts of operating systems, networking, and databases

 

Q:   What are the requirements for an MBA course at NJIT?

A: 

Below are the requirement for MBA programme at NJIT:

Applicants completed a four-year undergraduate programme accredited in the United States, or it's equivalent, and demonstrate strong academic achievement in an appropriate discipline

  • GPA

  • 3.0 out of 4.0 required for students applying to MBA programme at NJIT, however if the applicant dosn’t have 3.0 scale GPA then she/ he must submit GMAT/GRE scores.

  • GMAT/GRE may be waived for Master's applicants with cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (international students need a WES or another NACES-approved evaluation); 

  • Applicants also must meet the English Language requirements:

English Proficiency Tests

Undergraduate Scores

Graduate Scores

TOEFL

IBT – 79 or above

CBT – 213 or above

PBT – 550 or above

IBT – 79 or above

CBT – 213 or above

PBT – 550 or above

IELTS

6 bands or above

6.5 bands or above

Duolingo

100 or above

120 or above

 

Q:   What degree from NJIT is better, computer Science or computer engineering?

A: 

Both Computer Science and Computer Engineering degrees from NJIT offer valuable skills and opportunities. While Computer Science focuses on software devlopment, algorithms etc. Computer Engineering works on hardware designs, and uploading the software inside the system. Both the fields are surely essential in today world, as it's technology driven. However, coming to the rankings, the university's Computer Science course is ranked around 301-400 and Computer Engineering is ranked at 69 (According to US news) . Making it a good option for international students. 

 
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