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We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. In addition, we cover how NJIT ranks in comparison to other schools with engineering programs.

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Engineering Degrees Available at NJIT

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Doctorate Degree in Engineering

NJIT Engineering Rankings

NJIT was ranked #34 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for engineering majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #2 in New Jersey.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 18
Best Engineering Colleges for Veterans 30
Most Popular Colleges for Engineering 49
Highest Paid Engineering Graduates 115
Best Value Colleges for Engineering 148

Popularity of Engineering at NJIT

During the 2017-2018 academic year, New Jersey Institute of Technology handed out 687 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #49 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 14% over the previous year when 603 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 396 students received their master’s degree in engineering from NJIT. This makes it the #38 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 45 students received their doctoral degrees in engineering in 2018, making the school the #82 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Engineering Student Diversity at NJIT

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

NJIT Engineering Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 82% of engineering bachelor's degrees went to men and 18% went to women.

NJIT Gender Breakdown of Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from New Jersey Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at New Jersey Institute of Technology
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 146
Black or African American 54
Hispanic or Latino 140
White 246
Non-Resident Aliens 35
Other Races 66

NJIT Engineering Master’s Program

Of the 396 students who earned a master's degree in Engineering from NJIT in 2017-2018, 77% were men and 23% were women.

NJIT Gender Breakdown of Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from New Jersey Institute of Technology with a master's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at New Jersey Institute of Technology
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 50
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 24
White 74
Non-Resident Aliens 195
Other Races 28

Areas of Concentration for Engineering

Engineering students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Civil Engineering 258
Mechanical Engineering 225
Electrical Engineering 214
Chemical Engineering 137
Computer Engineering 110
Biomedical Engineering 106
Industrial Engineering 65
Materials Engineering 12
Environmental Engineering 11
Systems Engineering 5
Engineering Science 4
Biochemical Engineering 4
Other Engineering 2
Manufacturing Engineering 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 803
Engineering Technologies 298
Architecture & Related Services 114
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 110
Mathematics & Statistics 51

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