As an industry leader, the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) prepares students for careers in the ever-changing technological market. Offering state-of-the-art facilities, industry connections and an outstanding reputation, it aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge to be pioneers in their sector and is the USA's number one university for upward economic mobility (Forbes).
Based in the lively downtown district of Newark, NJIT is located just 20 minutes away from Manhattan and the inspiring, world-famous sights of New York City.
NJIT spends USD 170 million on research activity every year and is renowned for its capabilities in this field. In recognition of the impressive funding and commitment to research at NJIT, it now holds the R1 Carnegie Classification for Research University. The university has invested in 40 different research centres, ranging from a stem cell and tissue engineering labs to centres for applied mathematics and statistics.
A dedicated career development service provides a clear vision of how to best get students ready for their post-graduation careers. Careers advisors actively support students and help with interview skills and advice on work experience opportunities in the public and private sectors.
The NJIT campus has doubled in size over the past ten years as the university continues to grow. New halls of residence and a huge new Campus Center have been introduced. Athletics is another major part of NJIT, with multiple NCAA Division One sports teams and outstanding facilities. With a 425-seat theatre, also housing two student productions a year for the artistically-inclined, there really is something for everyone to get involved in with the active extra-curricular life on the bustling NJIT campus.