New Jersey Institute of Technology
United States of America
Established in 1881 as Newark Technical School, the New Jersey Institute of Technology is a public university located in Newark, New Jersey. It is centrally located in the New York metropolitan area and its campus is within walking distance of downtown Newark. NJIT is a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, a Sea Grant College, and a member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
The university comprises of six schools and colleges: Newark College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, College of Science and Liberal Arts, Martin Tuchman School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College, Ying Wu College of Computing. The most popular majors at New Jersey Institute of Technology include: Engineering; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields; Architecture and Related Services; and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services.
The total student population at NJIT is more than 11,300 of which over 8,000 students are enrolled at the undergraduate level. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 17:1 and the acceptance rate is 61%.
NJIT ranks eighth in the nation for diversity, and its relatively small student body includes students from more than 100 different countries. At the university, the concept of "financial aid" typically refers to undergraduate awards that are offered based on financial need, merit, or both. Financial aid is also available to graduate students in the form of education loans, such as a Federal Direct, Graduate PLUS, or private loans.
Notable Alumni: Wally Schirra (Astronaut, only person to fly in all of America's first three space programs), Paul Charles Michaelis (Researcher of magnetic bubble memory)
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