StudentsReview :: The New Jersey Institute of Technology - Comments and Student Experiences
Search for Schools by Region

or within distance of city

Similar Schools
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey -- Camden, NJ
New York Institute of Technology -- Old Westbury, NY
College of New Jersey, The -- Trenton, NJ

  Who's got the Best?

Perceptual Rankings:
You Make 'Em.
We Post 'Em.
You Vote 'Em Up.
You Vote 'Em Down.
Aww yeah.

The New Jersey Institute of Technology

There are 31 Comments


Sort By: [Date] [Major] [Rating]

Select Comments:

Positive Negative Neutral Advice
Look, NJIT is a good school if youBrightElectrical Engineering
Look, NJIT is a good school if you are the right person. The right person is from New Jersey, wants a career in engineering or a technology related field, doesn't wanna go out of state, likes being around all kinds of people, and is independent, hardworking, and has drive.

Don't come here and think it's like a typical college. Don't come here to study theater or any pure or theoretical field. Go to Rutgers if you wanna study something like that. NJIT is all about applied disciplines, engineering, etc.

If you're the right person NJIT has tons of resources for you to succeed. Students here are very humble, hardworking, and creative. A lot of people are doing cool things like interning at NASA, conducting research at Fermilab, inventing all kind of things, etc.

The best students go to grad school at Standford and the Ivy Leagues and get jobs at big-name companies like Exxon.

The president is always working to bring more opportunity and success to the campus everyday. He does a great job at creating a culture of success.

Of course, I have to admit one bad thing. The professors are pretty terrible at teaching. However, I believe that engineering professors are bad wherever you go. The only reason NJIT has a worse reputation for professors is because there is a higher ratio of engineering and tech teachers here. If you look at the other schools with the worse professors you'll see other engineering universities like Georgia Tech.

So that is the one thing you have to suck up. Try to work around it and make the best of it. The engineering professors are pretty disorganized and incomprehensible. But besides that NJIT is pretty good for NJ students who wanna become engineers or something related.

1st Year Male -- Class 2016
Innovation: A, Campus Aesthetics: D
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
Quite BrightCivil Engineering
Great College with a lot of opportunities!!!
3rd Year Male -- Class 2015
Education Quality: A, Innovation: F
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
NJIT prepared me extremely well for the workArchitecture & Urban Planning Department
NJIT prepared me extremely well for the work world and has a great reputation in the architecture/ engineering/ planning industry. Professionals know that NJIT graduates know the material to be successful. I worked exceptionally hard at NJIT in the architecture program as well as being a Division I athlete and I would not trade that experience for anything.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
Rate this comment:
Useless (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Helpful
The New Jersey Institute of Technology
Compare NJITSave NJIT

StudentsReview Advice!

• What is a good school?
• Statistical Significance
• How to choose a Major
• How to choose your Career
• What you make of it?
• How Ivy League Admissions works
• On the Student/Faculty Ratio

• FAFSA: Who is a Parent?
• FAFSA: Parent Contribution
• FAFSA: Dream out of reach

• College Financial Planning
• Survive College and Graduate
• Sniffing Out Commuter Schools
• Preparing for College: A HS Roadmap
• Talking to Your Parents about College.
• Is a top college worth it?
• Why is college hard?
• Why Kids Aren't Happy in Traditional Schools
• Essential College Tips
Ah, college. Considered by many to be the time of a young person's lif... more→
• Cost of College Increasing Faster Than Inflation
According to NPR, the cost of college... more→
• For parents filling out the FAFSA and PROFILE (from a veteran paper slinger)
Just so you know, filling out these forms is a lot more than penciling... more→
• How to choose the right college?
My name is Esteban Correa. I am currently a second year INTERNATIONAL ... more→
• Create The Right Career Habits Now
Getting ahead in your career can be easier if you make the choice to b... more→

• Senior Year (Tips and experience)
It's the end of junior year and everyone is anticipating the arrival o... more→
• Informational Overload! What Should I Look For in a College or University?
We are in an instant information age, where you can find almost anythi... more→
• Personality Type and College Choice
Personality type is something very important to consider when deciding... more→
• A Free Application is a Good Application
As a senior finishing her scholastic year, I feel that it is my duty ... more→

• College Academic Survival Guide
The leap from high school to college academics is not an insignificant... more→
• Getting Involved: The Key to College Happiness
As a tour guide, the absolute, most frequently asked question I got wa... more→
• Choose a Path, Not a Major
Unless you're one of the fortunate souls who's already found their cal... more→
• The Scoop on State Schools
A recent college graduate, I vividly remember touring campuses as a p... more→

• The Purpose of a Higher Education
You are one of the millions of people this year applying for admission... more→
• The Importance of Choosing the Right College Major (2012)
One of the most important academic choices you'll make while in colleg... more→
• How to choose a college major
I was not sure what college major to choose. When you are in your late... more→
• How to guarantee your acceptance to many colleges
Are your grades are not what you think they should be from high school... more→

• Nailing the College Application Process
College applications seem to always be put on top of students procrast... more→
• What to do for a Successful Interview
Interviews seem to become more commonplace in every facet of life as o... more→
• I Don't Know Where to Start (General College Advice)
Preparing for college is a difficult time for every student and it?s o... more→
• Attitude and Dress Code for an Interview (General College Advice)
An interview is something we all have to go through when we get a job... more→

• Starting College (General College Advice)
College is a huge milestone in your life. You?ve seen the castle like ... more→
• Boston Apartment lease: Watch out!

Are you a student and about to sign the very first lease in your li... more→

• What college is right for you?
When thinking about their choices for colleges, many students and pare... more→