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New Jersey Institute of Technology Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,124 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 76 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

25% Women
75% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

Great West Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $105,201)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $94,107)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 87 65 - -
Baseball 27 - - -
Basketball 15 11 - -
Fencing 12 11 - -
Soccer 26 23 - -
Swimming 13 - - -
Tennis 9 8 - -
Volleyball 16 13 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 18.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 8.8%
Hispanic 15.2%
Non-resident alien 16.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 10.9%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 29.5%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Marching Band
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 8
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 14
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Samir from Marlboro, NJ
  • 3
  • The dorms aren't the nicest, and don't have the best amenities, but it can be fun if you have a good group of friends. RA's are usually pretty lenient and…

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  • Semaj from Irvington, NJ
  • 5
  • NJIT dorms are great, they are highly protected also giving students who live in Newark and are accustomed to the morbid rumors of the dangers of Newark, serenity. Most of…

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  • Devon from New Jersey
  • 3
  • Living on campus is ideal for time purposes, but dorm life can vary depending on the building you're in. Freshman dorms tend to have more events going on in them,…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Adel from Newark, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    The staff are grumpy and mean with a few exceptions and the food was sometimes inedible. Also not a great selection compared to all the other colleges I visited.

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  • 5
  • Ayrton from Newark, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    I just explained that the food is great. Expensive, but great. If you want cheaper food, grease trucks usually stop on a crossroad on campus, and they are quite famous.

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  • 3
  • Devon from New Jersey
  • I am a current student here

    The dining service here is what is it. Nothing out of this world, but it's not the worst. But then again, I have friends from Rutgers-Newark who eat at NJIT's dining service instead of their own because NJIT's is so much better than Rutger's, so I guess it really depends on your own tastes. If you grow tired of NJIT's main dining service, there are several other options such as Taco Bell, some sushi place, an Italian restaurant, and several close by off-campus choices.

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  • 3
  • NJITHighlander91
  • I am a current student here

    From what I've seen the food doesn't look that bad. There are plenty of local restaurants around the immediate area and a Taco Bell, Starbucks and several other food choices on campus.

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  • 5
  • Semaj from Irvington, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    NJIT has a variety of different places to eat on Campus in which all is great. Taco Bell, Danny's, Starbucks, All you can eat buffet (GDS) as well as many other options; not to mention the Greek Trucks on campus and on the neighboring Rutgers campus.

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  • 2
  • Christopher from Wantage, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    On-campus food and dining facilities are of decent quality but lacks variety. The off-campus places to eat are great and are of wide variety. Portuguese, Brazilian, Italian, and Spanish are some of the ethnic foods that can be found locally.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Adel from Newark, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    The greek life is probably one of the more popular things on this campus compared to everything else.

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  • 0
  • Victoria
  • I am a current student here

    As a female there isn't that many sororities on campus. 1. Alpha Sigma Tau (AST) 2. Delta phi epsilon (D phi E) 3. Sigma _____ Kappa (local sorority) 4. Lambda Tau Omega (my personal favorite organization) (LTO)

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  • 0
  • Gabrielle from West Orange, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    There are several Greek organizations on campus. The Greeks have a positive impact on the campus sponsoring safety events, raising awareness for causes and raising funds for them as well. There is a significant Greek presence on campus and a new housing facility for the Greeks will be opened fall 2013.

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  • 0
  • Samir from Marlboro, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    The greek life is great, I am a greek my self. I am part of delta epsilon psi, and we have the highest gpa on campus, the social life as a greek is great. Alot of the other greeks are very friendly, no hatred

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  • 0
  • Adam from Oakland, NJ
  • I am a past student here

    The Greek life is alright at NJIT, but certainly not as exciting or inviting as in other schools. The frats are all located along one street, commonly referred to as frat road. However, crimes, robberies, and assaults are a common re occurrence along the houses on the street. However, NJIT is in the process of developing a new safe frat village alongside the campus which would certainly seem like an attractive option for the frats and a safer option for party-goers.

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  • 0
  • Steph
  • I am a current student here

    There is a new Greek center being built in what used to be a parking lot. Fraternity Row is where most of the fraternity houses reside. They hold lots of events and like to include non-Greek students.

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