The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is an industry leader when it comes to preparing students for careers in today’s ever-changing technological market. With state-of-the-art facilities, its aim is to equip students with the skills and knowledge to be pioneers in their sectors. It is the number one university in the USA for upward economic mobility.
Based in the lively district of downtown Newark, NJIT is just 20 minutes away from Manhattan and students can easily access the inspiring, world-famous sights of New York City.
The University is also well-known for its research capabilities. It spent USD$121 million on research for 2016, and owns 40 different research centres, ranging from a Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering Lab, all the way to a Centre for Applied Mathematics and Statistics.
NJIT has a dedicated Career Development Service, which has a clear vision of getting students ready for their professional careers after graduation. Students can visit a careers advisor, get help with interview skills and even get advice on how to obtain work experience opportunities in both the public and private sectors.
The University is growing, too. The campus has doubled in size in the last ten years, with the introduction of new halls of residence and a huge new Campus Centre. There is also no shortage of athletic facilities, because NJIT boasts lots of sports teams in the top division of the NCAA. It even holds a 425-seat theatre, where two student-led productions take place every year.