NJIT Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into New Jersey Institute of Technology
|Admission Standards||Very High|
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
Applicants Submitting SAT84%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||630|
|SAT Math 25th||630|
|SAT Composite 25th||1260|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||690|
|SAT Math 75th||730|
|SAT Composite 75th||1420|
|Average SAT Score||1340|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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.
|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%|
NJIT ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT26%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|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.
|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%|
New Jersey Institute of Technology has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
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)||20%||27%||25%|
Applications were DueMar 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to New Jersey Institute of Technology and what considerations affect 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.