New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has been named a top college according to The Princeton Review in the newest edition of its college guide, "The Best 384 Colleges." NJIT also received honors as a top college in the Northeast region.
“NJIT’s recognition by The Princeton Review as one of the country’s finest institutions of higher education in their 2019 edition of 'The Best 384 Colleges' is a testament for the strong and supportive learning environment we provide for our students,” said Fadi Deek, provost and senior executive vice president of NJIT. “We are gratified by the comments of NJIT students surveyed about their campus experiences as well as their acknowledgment of the work done by our faculty and staff on their behalf.”
NJIT also ranked No. 33 in the undergraduate game design ranking, according to The Princeton Review survey based on criteria that cover the quality of faculty, facilities and technology.
“I’m pleased that Princeton Review has, for the third consecutive year, included us in their list of top undergraduate schools to study game design,” said Glenn Goldman, director of NJIT’s School of Art + Design. “It is a recognition of the strong collaborative program we have between digital design in the School of Art + Design and information technology in the Department of Informatics.”
Princeton Review also lauded NJIT earlier in 2018 as one of the top “Colleges That Pay You Back.” In order to make this list, institutions must demonstrate a strong academic program and affordability, and offer strong opportunities for career prospects after graduation.
"Our students know that an NJIT degree is both affordable and a catalyst for career success. The fact that our students graduate with an average of nearly three job offers in hand and starting salaries almost 20 percent above the national average shows that they will receive an immediate and lasting return on their educational investment,” said President Joel Bloom.
One of The Princeton Review’s most popular guides, The Best 384 Colleges rankings are based on surveys of 138,000 students at 384 top colleges that includes a wide representation by region, size, selectivity and character. Published annually since 1992, the book has detailed profiles of the colleges with rating scores in eight categories as well as ranking lists of top 20 schools in 62 categories. For more information on the rankings and methodology visit www.princetonreview.com/college-rankings/how-it-works.
One of only 32 polytechnic universities in the United States, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) prepares undergraduate and graduate students and professionals to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT’s multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. NJIT has a $1.74 billion annual economic impact on the State of New Jersey, conducts approximately $140 million in research activity each year, and is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cybersecurity, in addition to others. NJIT is ranked #1 nationally by Forbes for the upward economic mobility of its lowest-income students and is among the top 2 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com.
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