Statement of Accreditation Status

New Jersey Institute of Technology

  • CEO: Dr. Teik Lim, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Eugene Deess
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Melissa Hardin, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity » Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): Newark College of Engineering (1/1/1976)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1934
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2022
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2029-2030

Contact Information

University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102-1982

(973) 596-3000

www.njit.edu

  • June 23, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To reaffirm accreditation. To request a supplemental information report, due April 1, 2023, documenting further evidence of the implementation of organized and systematic assessments that evaluate the extent of student achievement in general education (Standard V). To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2029-2030.
  • April 28, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at 1 NJIT, Bloomfields, Mostakbal City (Arab Contractors), Eastern Lotus Extension, New Cairo, Egypt within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require written evidence of approvals from all necessary licensing, regulatory, or other legal entities as necessary, including the New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education, Egyptian Ministry of Education, and Egyptian Office of the President. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. To note that the evaluation visit has occurred and will be acted upon by the Commission at the June meeting.
  • June 17, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at 1200 Old Trenton Road, Windsor, NJ 08550. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • April 30, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at NJIT@Jersey City, 101 Hudson Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the report and the PRR process. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • July 5, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, Windsor, NJ 08550 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. To note that the Periodic Review Report has been received and will be acted upon by the Commission at the November meeting.
  • March 6, 2014
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • August 1, 2013
    To note the institution never opened the additional locations in Kochi, India and Thiruvanathpuram, India. To also note that approval has lapsed and to remove the contractual agreement with NeST Group of Companies and these additional locations from the institution's accreditation.
  • June 28, 2012
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request a progress report, due December 1, 2013, documenting evidence of steps taken to strengthen shared governance (Standard 4). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • February 28, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the contractual agreement with NeST Group of Companies and the additional locations in Kochi, India and Thiruvanathpuram, India, provisionally within the scope of the institution's accreditation, pending a site visit to one of these locations within six months of commencing operations. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at these additional locations. In the event that operations at the additional locations do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2011-2012.
  • August 30, 2011
    To acknowledge the substantive change request and to include the contractual agreement with Amity University, located at Sector 44, Noida, U.P., India, within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2011-2012.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Beijing University of Technology
    Beijing
    China
  • Additional Location
    NJIT@Egypt
    1 NJIT Bloomfields Mostakbal City (Arab Contractors) Eastern Lotus Extension
    Bloomfields Mostakbal City, New Cairo 11111
  • Additional Location
    NJIT@Jersey City
    101 Hudson St
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Opened: 09/01/2020
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bergen County Technical High School
    504 Route 46 West
    Teterboro, NJ 07608
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cranford High School
    201 West End Place
    Cranford, NJ 07016
  • Other Instructional Site
    Delaware Valley Regional High School
    19 Senator Stout Road
    Frenchtown, NJ 08825
  • Other Instructional Site
    Donald M. Payne Sr. School Of Technology
    498-544 W Market St.
    Newark, NJ 07107
  • Other Instructional Site
    East Orange STEM Academy
    129 Renshaw Avenue
    East Orange, NJ 07017
  • Other Instructional Site
    East Side High School
    238 Van Buren Street
    Newark, NJ 07105
  • Other Instructional Site
    Essex County Newark Tech
    91 West Market Street
    Newark, NJ 07103
  • Other Instructional Site
    Freehold High School
    2 Robertsville Rd
    Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Other Instructional Site
    Freehold Township High School
    281 Elton-Adelphia Road
    Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Other Instructional Site
    Glen Ridge High School
    200 Ridgewood Avenue
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hanover Park High School
    63 Mt. Pleasant Ave
    East Hanover, NJ 07936
  • Other Instructional Site
    High Point Regional High School
    299 Pidgeon Hill Road
    Sussex, NJ 07461
  • Other Instructional Site
    High Tech High School
    One High Tech Way
    North Bergen, NJ 07047
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hillside High School
    195 Virginia Street
    Hillside, NJ 07205
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hoboken High School
    800 Clinton Street
    Hoboken, NJ 07039
  • Other Instructional Site
    John E. Dwyer Technology Academy
    123 Pearl Street
    Elizabeth, NJ 07202
  • Other Instructional Site
    Livingston High School
    30 Robert Harp Drive
    Livingston, NJ 07039
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mahwah High School
    50 Ridge Road
    Mahwah, NJ 07430
  • Other Instructional Site
    Manasquan High School
    167 Broad Street
    Manasquan, NJ 08736
  • Other Instructional Site
    Marion P. Thomas Charter School
    125 Sussex Ave.
    Newark, NJ 07103
  • Other Instructional Site
    Middlesex County Vocational & Technical School - East Brunswick Campus
    112 Rues Ln.
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northern Highlands Regional High School
    298 Hillside Avenue
    Allendale, NJ 07642
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northern Valley Regional High School
    162 Knickerbocker Road
    Demarest, NJ 07627
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ocean County Vocational Technical School
    137 Bey Lea Road
    Toms River, NJ 08753
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ocean Township High School
    163 Monmouth Road
    Oakhurst, NJ 07755
  • Other Instructional Site
    Parsippany High School
    309 Baldwin Rd
    Parsippany, NJ 07054
  • Other Instructional Site
    Parsippany Hills High School
    20 Rita Dr
    Morris Plains, NJ 07950
  • Other Instructional Site
    Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology
    196 West Railway Ave.
    Paterson, NJ 07503
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pequannock Township High School
    85 Sunset Road
    Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
  • Other Instructional Site
    Perth Amboy High School
    300 Eagle Ave.
    Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
  • Other Instructional Site
    Philip’s Academy Charter School of Newark
    342 Central Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07103
  • Other Instructional Site
    Pioneer Academy
    164 Totowa Road
    Wayne, NJ 07470
  • Other Instructional Site
    Roselle Park High School
    510 Chestnut Street
    Roselle Park, NJ 07204
  • Other Instructional Site
    Saddle Brook High School
    355 Mayhill Street
    Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
  • Other Instructional Site
    South Brunswick High School
    750 Ridge Road
    Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sparta High School
    70 West Mountain Road
    Sparta, NJ 07871
  • Other Instructional Site
    STEM Innovation Academy of the Oranges
    445 Scotland Road
    South Orange, NJ 07079
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sussex County Technical School
    105 North Church Rd
    Sparta, NJ 07871
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Academy for Math, Science & Engineering- Morris County
    520 W Main St
    Rockaway, NJ 07866
  • Other Instructional Site
    Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School
    150 Pierce St, 2nd Floor
    Somerset, NJ 08873
  • Other Instructional Site
    Wayne Valley High School
    551 Valley Rd.
    Wayne, NJ 07470
  • Other Instructional Site
    Whippany Park High School
    165 Whippany Road
    Whippany, NJ 07981
  • Other Instructional Site
    Woodbridge Township District High School (Colonia High School)
    180 East Street
    Colonia, NJ 07067

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