NJIT Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into NJIT? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,673 out of 6,045 applicants or 61% were admitted making NJIT a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,204 4,841 6,045
Accepted 949 2,724 3,673
Acceptance Rate 79% 56% 61%
Enrolled 252 856 1,108
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 31% 30%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to New Jersey Institute of Technology and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that NJIT regularly accepts students with ACTs of 23 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. 22 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to New Jersey Institute of Technology.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1170 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 1070. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1170 1370
SAT Reading 570 680
SAT Math 610 710
ACT Composite 23 29
ACT English 21 30
ACT Math 24 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >73%
26 to 29 Avg + 61%-73%
23 to 26 Avg - 48%-61%
20 to 23 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 20 Low <35%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1370 and Above Good >73%
1270 to 1370 Avg + 61%-73%
1170 to 1270 Avg - 48%-61%
1070 to 1170 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 1070 Low <35%

Estimated GPA Requirements

New Jersey Institute of Technology has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to New Jersey Institute of Technology and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

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