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Stevens Institute of Technology

Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken, NJ 7030, USA

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US ranking
position: 143
Tuition & fees per year: $58,680
Acceptance rate: 47.00%
Median alumni salary: $84,700
Avg. SAT and ACT: 1440 SAT, 33 ACT
Entrance difficulty: N/A

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What is the history of Stevens Institute of Technology?

Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier, private research university in Hoboken, New Jersey, overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Since its founding in 1870, technological innovation and entrepreneurship have been the hallmarks of Stevens’ education and research. Within the university’s four schools, Stevens prepares its more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students for an increasingly complex and technology-centric world. Our exceptional students collaborate closely with world-class faculty in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment, readying them to fuel the innovation economy. Academic and research programs spanning business, computing, engineering and the arts expand the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront the most challenging problems of our time. Stevens is home to two National Centers of Excellence — the Maritime Security Center (MSC) and the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC) — as well as leading-edge scholarship and research centers in disciplines such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and cybersecurity, including the Stevens Institute for Artificial Intelligence (SIAI); biomedical engineering, healthcare and life sciences; complex systems and networks; data science and information systems; financial systems and technologies, including the Center for Research toward Advancing Financial Technologies (CRAFT); and resilience and sustainability. Stevens is consistently ranked among the nation’s leaders in ROI and career services, and is in the top 1% nationally of colleges with the highest-paid graduates. 

What are the faculties and departments at Stevens Institute of Technology?

Stevens comprises four schools that deliver technology-based STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) degrees and degrees in business, arts, humanities and social sciences: The Charles V. Schaefer, Jr., School of Engineering and Science, School of Business, School of Systems and Enterprises, and the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. For undergraduates, Stevens offers the Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). At the graduate level, Stevens offers programs in engineering, science, systems, engineering, management and the liberal arts. Graduate students can pursue advanced degrees in more than 50 different designations ranging from graduate certificates and master's degrees to Ph.D. levels.

Stevens is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity." The university is home to two national Centers of Excellence as designated by the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

What is the location of Stevens Institute of Technology?

Stevens Institute of Technology is situated in the city of Hoboken, in the Northeast region of the United States. The campus can be found at Castle Point on Hudson, with the ZIP Code 07030. Hoboken is recognized as one of the Top 10 college towns in the country, offering a welcoming environment for students and faculty alike. The institution's proximity to New York City, just minutes away, presents numerous advantages for students, including internship opportunities, cultural experiences, and networking events with industry professionals. The nearest airport is Newark Liberty International. 

What is the mission and vision of Stevens Institute of Technology?

Stevens’ mission is to inspire, nurture and prepare students for an increasingly complex and technology-centric world, to develop innovative solutions to the most challenging problems of our time and to expand the frontiers of knowledge.

The vision for Stevens describes our future state: By 2032, Stevens will be a national and global leader in technology-centric education and research, serving as a magnet for exceptional students from all backgrounds who will fuel the innovation economy and for world-class faculty who create knowledge and technologies that transform the future.

What is the accreditation of Stevens Institute of Technology?

Stevens Institute of Technology holds accreditation from: 

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • ABET Accreditation of Engineering and Computer Science Programs
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs

Stevens Institute of Technology Rankings

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71 Most Popular Colleges in the Northeast in 2023-2024 US

79 Best Value Colleges in the Northeast in 2023-2024 US

97 Best Private Colleges in 2023-2024

143 Best Colleges in 2023-2024

197 Most Popular Colleges in 2023-2024

391 Best Value Colleges in 2023-2024


Stevens Institute of Technology Profile - Basic Information

Name of the institution

Stevens Institute of Technology

Level of institution

Four or more years

Granulation by control over the institution (public/private)


School type


Setting type

Suburb: Large

Calendar system


Foundation year


Institution size category

5,000 - 9,999

Main student body


Institutional Category

Degree - granting, primarily baccalaureate or above

Stevens Institute of Technology Programs and Degrees

iconMaster's degree
iconBachelor's degree
iconPostbaccalaureate certificate
iconDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
iconOther degree
iconCertificate of at least 2 years, but less than 4 years
iconAssociate's degree
iconCertificate of less than 1 year
iconCertificate of at least 1 year, but less than 2 years
iconPost-master's certificate
iconDoctor's degree - other
iconDoctor's degree - professional practice

Alumni Salary for Stevens Institute of Technology Degrees


Avg. salary

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services


Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services




Engineering/Engineering-related Technologies/Technicians