About the University
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Welcome to New Jersey Institute of Technology. As the state’s public polytechnic university, we continue to invest in the renewal of our existing facilities in addition to adding new spaces, with the goal of providing an exceptional teaching, learning and living environment.
Continuing a fourfold mission of instruction, research, economic development and public service, NJIT is among the leading comprehensive polytechnic universities in the nation. With well over 11,000 students, 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. With robust distance education programs, NJIT's degree and non-degree programs are available throughout the world.
Learning at NJIT
NJIT, 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.
Our interdisciplinary approach to learning offers students the ability to study in fields beyond their major. We continue to invest in our faculty and facilities so that our students learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and have access to the latest technology in our labs.
NJIT’s research is founded on collaboration with students, faculty, staff, external researchers, and partners. We are committed to providing interdisciplinary research and scholarship with the utmost professional integrity.
Our six colleges enroll more than 11,400 students, preparing them for the workplace as well as continuing on to advanced degrees.
Our extensive Continuing Professional Education programs and online courses offer important training for professionals already on the job, and our competitive industry internships help land you one of your own.
NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and Rutgers University Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), New Jersey's university of the health sciences, offer 10 joint master's or doctoral degree programs, placing them as leaders in development of programs to prepare individuals for a world increasingly multidisciplinary and technological in nature.
Each year, thousands of students from NJIT, Rutgers-Newark and Rutgers University Biomedical and Health Sciences take courses at the institutions.
Our Campus Community
Our campus has doubled in size in the past decade to include new residence halls, a 190,000-square-foot Campus Center, a $102 million Wellness and Events Center and the $19 million state-of-the-art Life Sciences and Engineering Center.
NJIT is located in Newark, New Jersey's largest city. Newark is also New Jersey's cultural and economic capital, boasting performance spaces, professional sports, great food, and five other nearby colleges. We're also 20 minutes by train to New York City.
We also have remarkable students from all over the world, and are ranked #1 nationally for student upward economic mobility (The New York Times). NJIT gives you more than a world-class education. It gives you a community. The friends and contacts you'll make at NJIT, whether in one of over 130 student clubs and organizations (not including Greeks), or in dozens of community service projects, will enhance your life and impact your future.