New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

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New Jersey Institute of Technology can be found in Newark, NJ, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. NJIT has an enrollment of approximately 9,300 students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores in the range of 1500 (25th percentile) - 1840 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 22 (25th percentile) - 29 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants that get into NJIT. We were able to estimate the NJIT average GPA (3.13 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. NJIT has an acceptance rate of about 65% with 36% of applicants choosing to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the NJIT acceptance rate 2015 will be around 65%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall NJIT Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for New Jersey Institute of Technology was reported as 65.5% in Fall 2013 with over 4,340 college applications submitted to NJIT. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • NJIT SAT Scores: 1500 - 1840
  • NJIT ACT Scores: 22 - 29
  • NJIT Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into New Jersey Institute of Technology?

Applicant Selectivity: High

New Jersey Institute of Technology has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for New Jersey Institute of Technology has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 49.2%
  • 2010-2011: 67.1%
  • 2011-2012: 68.5%
  • 2012-2013: 63.7%
  • 2013-2014: 65.5%
  • Projected NJIT Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 64.6%

How Does NJIT Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for NJIT is eighteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Rutgers University-Newark54.0%
Seton Hall University79.2%
New Jersey City University41.3%
Kean University80.4%
Stevens Institute of Technology38.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to NJIT (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 590
Math550 - 660
Writing470 - 590
Total Score1500 - 1840
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math23 - 28
Composite Score22 - 29
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