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NJIT is not badElectrical Engineering
NJIT is not bad as they say: like all schools, it has its good and bad sides- departments vary in strength & weakness. Even MIT is just like this.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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My synopsis of this school was "Thank youAverageOther
My synopsis of this school was "Thank you sir, may I have another"; but it was worth the piece of paper and the job that I got at the end of it.

As with all tech schools, be prepared to supply your own girlfriend, or bring an xbox and be prepared to hang out with mostly men for four years for your social life, as there are two women for three men, and one of those women you wouldn't touch with a 10 foot pole. Newark is kind of a dump. If you want the traditional college experience, don't come here.

That being said, the placement record of the university is solid for my field, and am currently gainfully employed in another area of the country with pay that is the 60th percentile. And the school is remarkably cheap for its area. If you can tolerate the lack of women and social opportunities, this is an excellent school if your on a budget and want to expand your career opportunities.If your an introvert, you'll function well here.

2nd Year Male -- Class 2013
Friendliness: A-, Social Life: D
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The school has a good architecture program.Not so brightArchitecture
The school has a good architecture program. Although it isn't as creative as it could be, it teaches you what you need to know and how you need to think as an architect. There is a lot of diversity in the crits and the location of the school is fantastic in that it is near NYC. As for the social life, most Archi students don't see people out of our major (or experience non-architecture classes) However, there is a small social scene if you look for it. Being in Newark, it's not the safest place, but you will be okay if you keep your wits about you and don't do anything stupid.

The problem with this school is how it is run. They do not care about students AT ALL and heaven help you when you have to deal with them because God-forbid someone should interrupt them playing solitaire. Honestly, this was a very good review here.
If you do attend this school, you will HATE it by the time you graduate.

1st Year Male -- Class 2013
Education Quality: A-, Individual Value: F
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