New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

Newark, New Jersey, United States

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Eligibility & Documents Required for Admission

Test Scores:

TEST  Min. UG Score   Min. Graduate Score 


6.5 and above


IBT – 79
CBT – 213
PBT – 550

IBT – 79
CBT – 213
PBT – 550














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:

  • English proficiency exam score
  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  • Letters of Recommendation (LORs)
  • Valid address and contact information
  • Passport copy and photographs
  • High School Equivalency Diploma
  • Financial documents
  • Scanned copies of all prior degrees, certificates and diplomas.
  • Transcripts bearing the original text
  • Standardized exams for the United States -SAT/ACT/GMAT/GRE
  • Valid address and contact information
  • Curriculum vitae/activities and awards list
  • 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  

  • Completed application  
  • $75 application fee  
  • Official high school transcript 
  • Official SAT (use code 2513) or ACT score (use code 2580) 
  • Letter of recommendation 
  • 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:

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


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


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.