Chances of getting into New Jersey Institute of Technology

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
61.4%
Admission Difficulty for New Jersey Institute of Technology
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into NJIT and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,453 out of 7,254 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 22 percent. Only 25% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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NJIT SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1260-1420
Applicants Submitting SAT
84%
SAT Scores for New Jersey Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 630
SAT Composite 25th 1260
SAT Scores for New Jersey Institute of Technology
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 730
SAT Composite 75th 1420
Average SAT Score 1340

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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 17 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1260 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 1180. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1340 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 84 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

New Jersey Institute of Technology admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1420 and Above Good >73%
1340 to 1420 Avg + 61%-73%
1260 to 1340 Avg - 48%-61%
1180 to 1260 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 1180 Low <35%
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NJIT ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
26%
ACT Scores for New Jersey Institute of Technology
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for New Jersey Institute of Technology
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 31
ACT Math 75th 31
ACT Composite 75th 30
Average ACT Score 27

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into NJIT?

Admission data indicates that NJIT regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

New Jersey Institute of Technology admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >73%
27 to 30 Avg + 61%-73%
24 to 27 Avg - 48%-61%
21 to 24 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 21 Low <35%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

New Jersey Institute of Technology has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

High School Class Rank

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 for admitted New Jersey Institute of Technology students
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%

Admission Statistics

New Jersey Institute of Technology admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,250 5,004 7,254
Accepted 1,411 3,042 4,453
Acceptance Rate 63% 61% 61%
Enrolled 280 834 1,114
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 27% 25%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to New Jersey Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?

New Jersey Institute of Technology Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at New Jersey Institute of Technology
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.