NJIT is the state’s technological research university, committed to the pursuit of excellence –
- in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education, preparing students for productive careers and amplifying their potential for lifelong personal and professional growth;
- in the conduct of research with emphasis on applied, interdisciplinary efforts encompassing architecture, the sciences, including the health sciences, engineering, mathematics, transportation and infrastructure systems, information and communications technologies;
- in contributing to the state’s economic development through the state’s largest business incubator system, workforce development, joint ventures with government and the business community, and through the development of intellectual property;
- in service to both its urban environment and the broader society of the state and nation by conducting public policy studies, making educational opportunities widely available, and initiating community-building projects.