Frequently Asked Questions


Where can I go?
You may study at schools in such countries as China, France, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Netherlands, Russia, Syria, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Denmark, Mexico, Spain, Singapore, Japan and United Kingdom (depending on the program you select).


How long must I go for?
You may study abroad for either one or two semesters. The Siena program is offered in the summer only.


What courses can I take?
There are no restrictions on what you may study. You may take technical courses in your discipline or electives in the humanities.


If I go, can I still graduate on time?
Yes, with prior approval from your academic advisor, your program may be designed so that all courses completed on exchange are part of your curriculum at NJIT.


Do I need to know a foreign language?
It is not a requirement for all countries. In addition to Great Britain and Australia, courses are offered in English in Denmark, Hungary, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Sweden, and Turkey. (Refer to the Office of International Students and Faculty for more details).


How much will it cost me?
You pay your NJIT tuition and fees. Housing and living expenses will vary depending on the country and the type of living environment that you choose.


Can I use my financial aid?
Yes. Because you will be registered as an NJIT student, most financial aid, loans and scholarships are applicable.


Where will I live when I get there?
Your choice will depend on the host country. Housing arrangements may be in a residence hall, off-campus or with a host family.


What students qualify for exchange study abroad programs?
Undergraduate students who have at least a 3.0 grade-point average may qualify for study abroad programs. Graduate students who have at least a 3.5 grade-point average may quality for study abroad programs.


I'm an undergraduate student. When can I go?
You can go after your freshman year.


Can I participate if I am a graduate student?
As a graduate student, you qualify if you have a minimum grade-point average of 3.5.


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