Points of Pride

  • One of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) prepares students to be leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century.
  • A recent report from Forbes ranked NJIT #1 nationally for colleges with the highest percentage of students from the bottom fifth of the income distribution who end up in the top fifth.
  • NJIT ranked #54 among public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges Rankings.
  • In the U.S. News & World Report 2021 rankings NJIT ranked #63 in Top Performers on Social Mobility.
  • Ranked #118 in the 2021 US News & World Report National Universities category for universities offering a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master's and doctoral programs.
  • Awarded the Innovation & Economic Prosperity University designation in recognition of its strong commitment to economic engagement through entrepreneurship, technology transfer, talent and workforce development, and community development – Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)

Quick Facts

  • Newark, New Jersey
  • Public
  • 1881
  • 8,532 undergraduate students; 2,891 graduate students
  • Joel Bloom
  • Fadi P. Deek
  • University Website
  • Athletics Website
  • 2020