Founded 130 years ago, the New Jersey Institute of Technology is the state's premier public research university for science and technology. With roots in classic engineering, the university has grown to encompass five colleges and one school.
The online course offerings at NJIT are flexible and rigorous, a place where students can choose from seven Masters degrees, 16 graduate certificates as well as an array of professional development, non-credit courses.
New Jersey Institute of Technology is regionally accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267-284-5000).
Also, all of NJIT's eligible professional programs, both graduate and undergraduate, are accredited by the respective accrediting agency for their field:
Facts & Figures
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Public Higher Education
Trimester schedule (Fall,Spring, Summer)
Classes are delivered online using the Moodle platform. Lectures may be downloaded from iTunes University.
2 GHz or higher Intel Core-2 Duo, 4 GB RAM, 160 GB SATA hard drive, 10/100 LAN (desktop & notebook), 802.11 a/g (notebook), DVD -/+ RW drive, Display capable of 1280x800 resolution, 256MB discrete graphics card, Windows 7 capable
No geographic restrictions. National and International students welcome to apply for admission.
No on-campus requirement. Online, hybrid and face-to-face courses and programs available.
Federal and Private educational loans are available for qualified applicants who apply. For Federal loans, students must complete a FAFSA - Federal Application for Free Financial Aid.
NJIT connects you with awards based on your academic achievements, athletic prowess, SAT scores, financial need, state of residency, and more. Based on your records and FAFSA you'll automatically be considered for every award in which you are eligible.
Prospective students can apply for matriculated or non-matriculated admissions.
NJIT appealed to me because of its small classes and rigorous, highly acknowledged programs. The best aspect is the support you get from professors.