New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

Newark, New Jersey, United States


Eligibility & Documents Required for Admission


Test Scores:

TEST  Min. UG Score   Min. Graduate Score 
 IELTS  6.5 6.5 and above
 TOEFL  IBT – 79 CBT – 213 PBT – 550 IBT – 79 CBT – 213 PBT – 550
SAT 1285 NA
GRE NA 299


Minimum requirements may vary with different programs. It is important to check the university's website before applying.

A minimum GPA of 3.6 is required for international students to get into the university. 
Document Checklist:

  • list items English proficiency exam score
  • list items Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  • list items Letters of Recommendation (LORs)
  • list items Valid address and contact information
  • list items Passport copy and photographs
  • list items High School Equivalency Diploma
  • list items Financial documents
  • list items Scanned copies of all prior degrees, certificates and diplomas.
  • list items Transcripts bearing the original text
  • list items Standardized exams for the United States -SAT/ACT/GMAT/GRE
  • list items Valid address and contact information
  • list items Curriculum vitae/activities and awards list
  • list items School Report
  • Note- It is very important to read the list of documents required for undergraduate and graduate programs on the website. Also check the course page for additional requirements.


    Admission Dates & Process 


    First year students: Apply at 

    Honors/Graduate College Students: Students must answer all questions pertaining to the graduate college on the Common Application. Your application is evaluated as soon as the Common Application and all required documents are submitted. 
    Application Checklist  

  • list items Completed application  
  • list items $75 application fee  
  • list items Official high school transcript 
  • list items Official SAT (use code 2513) or ACT score (use code 2580) 
  • list items Letter of recommendation 
  • list items Portfolio- required for Architecture, Digital Design, Industrial Design and Interior Design applicants.
  • Steps to the application process:

    1. Open the Common App webpage via the university’s website and select your category- first year, transfer etc.
    2. Create Account
    3. Login using your credentials and apply.

    Application Deadlines 
    Fall Semester:

  • list items Early Action I: November 15  
  • list items Early Action II: December 15  
  • list items Honors College: February 1 
  • list items Rolling Admissions: March 1 
  • list items Spring Semester:  November 15 
  • Cost: 

  • list items In-state Tuition and Fees: $18,016 
  • list items Out-of-State Tuition and Fees: $34,034  
  • list items Room and Board: $14,200

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    Frequently Asked Questions


    How do I get updates on my application?

    Wait 10-15 dates after applying and you’ll receive a written confirmation from the Graduate Admission department.

    What are the test scores requirements for admission?

    TOEFL 79 (Internet-Based), 550 (Paper-Based) or 213 (Computer-Based). The minimum IELTS score is 6.5.

    How long does it take for my application to get processed?

    Your application is reviewed as soon as your required documents are received by the admission department.