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NJIT Hosts Fall Open House For High School Seniors

Explore the fields of computer-aided design, biomedical engineering, micro electro-mechanical systems and more at New Jersey Institute of Technology’s (NJIT) fall open house.

On Sunday, Oct. 26, high school seniors and their families can meet with NJIT faculty, staff and students on the university’s Newark campus.  The open house, which runs from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., includes campus tours, laboratory demonstrations, and workshops. The university will offer workshops on admissions, financial aid and the Educational Opportunity Program as well as on computer-ownership requirements, the pre-medical program and the pre-dental program. Some of the university’s departments will demonstrate high-tech projects performed by NJIT students.

Campus tours will be offered every half hour; from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tour guides will show prospective students the residence halls, the new campus center, classrooms and labs, the gymnasium and the university library. NJIT President Robert Altenkirch will meet with students and families in the gym from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  There will also be an admissions workshop given in Spanish.

Visitors will register 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the gym. Students and families are free to visit the bookstore, the architecture library, the gym and the university library from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served until 1 p.m. in the gym.

For more information about the Fall Open House, call (973) 566-3300 or toll free 1 (800) 925-NJIT. You can register on line and review a fuller schedule of events by visiting the University Admission’s website: www.njit.edu/admissions/undergraduate.

One of the nation's leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students 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. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cyber-security, in addition to others. NJIT ranks 5th among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $110 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com.