Stevens Institute of Technology Moves Up 13 Spots in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

University Moves from 88th to 75th in One Year

9/12/2012

Hoboken, N.J. – Stevens Institute of Technology is ranked 75th in the category of Best National Universities in the 2013 edition of “Best Colleges,” a guidebook published annually by U.S. News & World Report. The university moved up 13 spots in the rankings in just one year. Stevens’ ranking improved more than any other university in the country in the top 100 list.

The Best National Universities list is compiled from data on up to 16 indicators of academic quality collected about 281 public, private and for-profit institutions. In the 2013 edition, Stevens moved up 13 spots from its 2012 ranking of 88th.

Stevens is also ranked 75th in the category of Best Undergraduate Engineering programs, which is based on surveys of engineering deans and senior faculty at the nation’s accredited engineering programs.

“The improvement in our U.S. News ranking is an external validation of a fact well-known to our campus community: Stevens is a university on the rise,” said Stevens President Nariman Farvardin.

A complete list of the U.S. News & World Report 2013 “Best Colleges” rankings is available online at http://www.usnews.com/bestcolleges.

About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University™, lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research.  The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.

Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master’s, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts.  Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,400 undergraduate and 3,700 graduate students with more than 450 faculty. Stevens’ graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world.  Additional information may be obtained at www.stevens.edu and www.stevens.edu/news.