NJIT's 45-acre campus is situated in the heart of Newark, New Jersey's largest city. The university shares the city's vibrant and multicultural University Heights district with the campuses of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Rutgers University@Newark, the Rutgers Center for Law and Justice, the Essex County College, and the University Heights Science Park. University Heights and the adjacent downtown
and Ironbound districts
comprise the hub of Newark's ongoing economic and cultural renaissance.
NJIT is located in one of the nation's most exciting cultural and business regions. The Greater New York/New Jersey region offers a rich array of cultural and recreational offerings, and New York City, with its vast resources for education, cultural enrichment, and entertainment is just 30 minutes from the campus.