Prospective Students

Honors College Admission Requirements

High School Students  

NJIT is a member of the Common Application.  To apply to NJIT and be considered for the Albert Dorman Honors College, go to commonapp.org, complete the application and answer all questions pertaining to the Honors College.

The Honors College considers students who have:

  • Combined Critical Reading and Math SAT scores of 1300 (old SAT), 1370 (new SAT), or higher (or an ACT score of 30 or higher)
  • In the top 10 percent of their high school class
  • Have a wide range of interests
  • Participate in leadership and service activities

Eligibility requirements for the Accelerated Programs vary depending on the program and professional school.

 

Program

Professional School

Degree

Deadline to Apply

Min SAT (Old SAT CR + Math)

(New SAT ERW + Math)

Min ACT

3 + 3 Year Pre-Health Programs

NJIT-Rutgers NJ Medical School (Physical Therapy)*

DPT

Jan 1

1350

1410

30

NJIT-Rutgers NJ Medical School (Physician Assistant)*

MSPA

Jan 1

1350

1410

30

3 + 4 Year Pre-Health Programs

NJIT-Rutgers NJ Medical School**

MD

Nov 1

1450

1490

33

NJIT-Rutgers School of Dental Medicine*

DMD

Nov 1

1350

1410

30

St. George's University Grenada, West Indies (Clinical Clerkship in major NY/NJ hospital systems)

MD

Nov 1

1400

1450

32

State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry

OD

Nov 1

1350***

1410

30

American University of Antigua, West Indies (Clinical Clerkship in major NY/NJ hospital systems)

MD

Nov 1

1400

1450

32

3 + 1 + 4 Year Pre-Health Programs

American University of Antigua, West Indies (Clinical Clerkship in major NY/NJ hospital systems)

MBA/MD**
MS/MD**

Nov 1

1400

1450

32

4 + 1 Year Public Health Programs

Rutgers School of Public Health Master's in Public Health

MPH**

Nov 1

1400

1450

31

3 + 3 Year Pre-Law Programs

Seton Hall University School of Law

JD

Jan 1

1350

1410

30

Pace University Law School

JD

Jan 1

1350

1410

30

 

* Conditional acceptance pending 3rd year interview by professional program.
** This is a highly competitive program.  Typical SAT (Critical Reading + Math) is 1500.
*** Math score of at least 670 is required for this program.

 

Visit the Pre-Health Admissions and Pre-Law Admissions pages for more information about these competitive programs.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to NJIT and be considered for the Albert Dorman Honors College, go to commonapp.org,  complete the application and answer all questions pertaining to the Honors College.  Students interested in accelerated Pre-Health or Pre-Law programs should indicate their interest in the seven-year or six-year program and answer all questions pertaining to both the Honors College and the accelerated program.

Our Contact Information

  • Email: honors@njit.edu
  • Phone: 973-642-4448
  • Accelerated: 973-596-3057
  • Fax: 973-642-4452
  • Address:
            New Jersey Institute of Technology
            Albert Dorman Honors College
            156-182 Warren Street, Room 204
            University Heights
            Newark,NJ 07102-1982

 

Deadlines for Freshman Applications Only

For Admission in the Fall Semester: February 1st

All supporting documents must be submitted by the deadline to be considered for admission to the Honors College.  You should hear from us within three weeks from the date that your Honors application was filed. if not, send an e-mail to honors@njit.edu to follow-up on the status of your application

Please see Tips for Writing an Honors College Essay.

For questions about applying, please consult the QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS page.

Go here if you are currently attending NJIT or another college and wish to apply to transfer into the Albert Dorman Honors College