Application Process and Deadlines

Individuals interested in joining NJIT as a J-1 Exchange Visitor are required to follow the application process outlined below:

  1. Complete the DS-2019 Eligibility Request Form Please be sure to complete all sections of the form and provide supporting financial documentation.
  2. Complete the Application for Exchange Program. Note that course registration occurs when you arrive on the NJIT campus. Courses offered at NJIT can be found here.
  3. NJIT requires that all J-1 students provide proof of English proficiency at the time of application. We accept the TOEFL IBT (minimum 79) or IELTS (minimum 6.5) exams.

To submit your application you must email the following documents to NJIT:

All documents should be emailed to We accept electronic copies of all documents, but students are required to submit original transcripts upon arrival at NJIT.

The application deadline for the fall semester (September start date) is May 15. The application deadline for the spring semester (January start date) is November 1.