About us

Welcome to the 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 exceptional teaching, learning, and living environment.

NJIT offers more than 125 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in six specialized schools instructed by expert faculty, 98 percent of whom hold the highest degree in their field. Our academic programs are fully accredited by the appropriate accrediting boards, commissions and associations such as Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA), Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

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. Learn more about our online learning programs.

  • $1.74B NJIT's annual economic impact on the State of New Jersey

  • #1 nationally in Student Upward Mobility

  • NJIT prepares its graduates for positions of leadership as professionals and as citizens.

We have amazing students from all over the world, and we rank #1 in New Jersey in awarding engineering degrees to African-American and Hispanic students. 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.

Our Mission

  • In undergraduate, graduate and continuing professional education, preparing students for productive careers and amplifying their potential for lifelong personal and professional growth;
  • In the conduct of research with emphasis on applied, interdisciplinary efforts encompassing architecture, design, the sciences, including the physical and life sciences, engineering, mathematics, and infrastructure systems, computing information and communications technologies and management;
  • In service to both its urban environment and the broader society of the city, state, nation and global community by conducting public policy studies, making educational opportunities widely available, and initiating community-building projects;
  • In contributing to economic development through the state’s largest business incubator system, workforce development, joint ventures with government and the business community, and through the development of intellectual property;

NJIT...

  • Prepares its graduates for positions of leadership as professionals and as citizens;
  • Provides educational opportunities for a broadly diverse student body;
  • Responds to needs of large and small businesses, state and local governmental agencies, and civic organizations;
  • Partners with educational institutions at all levels to accomplish its mission; and
  • Advances the uses of sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as a means of improving the quality of life.

Our Vision

Is to be the preeminent engineering, design, science and technology university known for research and education fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, and engagement.

Programmes taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

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New Jersey Institute of Technology

The Ph.D. program in the graduate field of Applied Physics (AP) provides students with mastery of a broad knowledge base in applied physics, as well as advanced research ... [+]

Overview

The Ph.D. program in the graduate field of Applied Physics (AP) provides students with mastery of a broad knowledge base in applied physics, as well as advanced research focuses that prepare them for successful research-driven careers in academia, government or industry.

Objectives

As a nationally and internationally recognized Ph.D. program, NJIT’s Applied Physics Ph.D. program prepares Ph.D. candidates with practical skills and theoretical knowledge for a successful career in academic or government organizations and private industry. Students will prepare for passing their written qualifier exams, as well as gain the theoretical and experimental background needed for their research, which they will orally present and defend as part of their Ph.D. thesis. Throughout their study as a Ph.D. candidate, students will exhibit the following:... [-]

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Our student organizations are active in our Computer Science department, making your student experience richer and more rewarding. These organizations include a student c ... [+]

Overview

We are one of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities and a top-tier research institution. With an enrollment of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students, we offer small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, multimedia databases, big data, vehicular networking, medical informatics, bioinformatics, information systems, and cybersecurity, among others. We rank fifth among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $100 million, and are among the top one percent of public colleges and universities for return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com.NJIT occupies a 45-acre campus in the University Heights section of downtown Newark along with Rutgers – The State University Newark Campus, Rutgers Medical School and Essex County College. NJIT is located 20 minutes from New York City.... [-]

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The Ph.D. program in Information Systems is a STEM degree designed to produce scholars who possess a commanding knowledge of the nature of Information Systems, applicatio ... [+]

Overview

The Ph.D. program in Information Systems is a STEM degree designed to produce scholars who possess a commanding knowledge of the nature of Information Systems, applications of and research on Human-Centered Computing and Information Science, and the supporting technology.

The program seeks to develop individuals who can expand both the practice and theory of information systems for complex applications and/or organizational environments. It deals with integrated information, computer and communication systems that support and augment individuals and groups in any field of application: management, business, engineering and manufacturing, health and medicine, education, social sciences, arts, and humanities, etc.... [-]

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