Stevens Institute of Technology
The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a public institution located in Newark, New Jersey. Established in 1881, NJIT offers a dynamic learning environment on its 48-acre urban campus. With a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,183 students, NJIT provides a diverse and engaging educational community. It is ranked #641-650 in QS World University Rankings 2024. Alongside NJIT, Newark is home to several notable educational institutions, including the Newark campus of Rutgers University, Seton Hall University, Essex County College, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
With over 11,000 students, NJIT offers 125 degree programs across six schools: the Newark College of Engineering, the College of Architecture and Design, the College of Computing Sciences, the College of Science and Liberal Arts, the School of Management, and the Albert Dorman Honors College. NJIT is renowned for its technological research and innovation. Ongoing research projects cover a wide range of areas, including cyber security, smart materials, neural prosthetics, and wearable robots. The university has invested in campus expansion, doubling its size in the past decade. Campus enhancements include relaxation lounges, an open-air roof garden, a games room, and a bowling alley.
NJIT is home to the Van Houten Library and the Barbara and Leonard Littman Architecture Library and has been home to notable residents, including singers Sarah Vaughan and Dionne Warwick, authors Mary Mapes Dodge, Stephen Crane and poet Edmund Clarence Stedman.