|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into NJIT and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #12 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,171 out of 8,123 applicants were admitted making NJIT a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 24 percent. New Jersey Institute of Technology typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Find out which students are getting accepted at NJIT, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.
Sponsored by Cappex
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||610|
|SAT Composite 25th||1190|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1380|
|Average SAT Score||1290|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to New Jersey Institute of Technology?
New Jersey Institute of Technology typically requires applicants to be in the top 26 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1190 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1090. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1290 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1380 and Above||Good||>75%|
|1285 to 1380||Avg +||64%-75%|
|1190 to 1285||Avg -||51%-64%|
|1095 to 1190||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 1095||Low||<38%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||31|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into NJIT?
Admission data indicates that NJIT regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #5 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New Jersey Institute of Technology.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>77%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||64%-77%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||54%-64%|
|23 to 25||Reach||43%-54%|
|Less than 23||Low||<43%|
What GPA do you need to get into New Jersey Institute of Technology?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into NJIT. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at New Jersey Institute of Technology was 3.68 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as NJIT accepts 64% of students who apply.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.68 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
52% of New Jersey Institute of Technology freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||20%|
|Top 25% of class||52%|
|Top 50% of class||85%|
|Bottom 50% of class||15%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||28%||25%|
Applicants have 153 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to New Jersey Institute of Technology and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185828 IPEDS survey data for New Jersey Institute of Technology.
90% of students submit their SAT scores to NJIT. 17% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
64% of those who apply are granted admission to NJIT. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1190 and 1380. 90% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 30. 17% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.