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New Jersey Institute of Technology Board of Trustees Approves Tuition Increase For the 2003-2004 Academic Year

NEWARK, July 24--New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) Board of Trustees approved a $287 per semester tuition increase for all full-time undergraduate students for the upcoming 2003-2004 academic year, starting this fall. In-state undergraduate students will pay $3,666 per semester, or an increase of 8.5 percent. In-state, full-time graduate students will pay a $495 per semester tuition increase of 8.5 percent. That amount will total $4,810 per semester.

There will be a $10 increase per semester in existing fees for undergraduate students, an increase of just over 1.7 percent since last year. Total undergraduate student fees for full-time undergraduate students will be $584 per semester. Graduate students will pay $7 more in fees per semester, a total of $574 and an increase of 1.2 percent. Such money keeps university academic facilities at the cutting edge and accessible to all members of the university community.

"In the budget development process this year, a concerted effort was made to enhance revenue, reduce expenditures and minimize tuition and fee increases, ” said NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch. “We accomplished this by focusing on how to manage resources better.


NJIT is a public, scientific and technological research university enrolling more than 8,800 students. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to students in 80 degree programs throughout its six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College and College of Computing Sciences. The division of continuing professional education offers adults eLearning, off campus degrees and short courses. Expertise and research initiatives include architecture and building science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering and science, information technology, manufacturing, materials, microelectronics, multimedia, telecommunications, transportation and solar astrophysics. NJIT ranks in Tier 2 of U.S. News & World Report’s list of national doctoral universities.

Contact Information:   Sheryl Weinstein
Public Relations
(973) 596-3436 




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