One of the nation's leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier, R1 research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT's multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education integrate technological proficiency with business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of over 11,000 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, big data, and cybersecurity, and is home to 135 research institutes, centers, and laboratories. NJIT is among the top U.S. polytechnic public universities in research expenditures and is among the top public colleges and universities in return on educational investment. NJIT also has a significant annual economic impact on the State of New Jersey through employment, education, and the development of intellectual property.