About SES


Across from New York City

Located on the banks of the Hudson River across from mid-town Manhattan, the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering & Science is dedicated to educating students to have the breadth and depth required to lead in their chosen profession in an environment replete with the excitement of new knowledge and technology creation.

Mission of the Schaefer School of Science and Engineering

The Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science seeks to be globally recognized as an engineering and science school that educates students to have the breadth and depth required to lead in their chosen profession, and leads in the development of important new knowledge and new technologies and their integration into the fabric of society by the various education and innovation pathways we support.

The school's mission confidently addresses the challenges facing engineering and science now and into the future yet remains true to the vision of the founders of Stevens Institute as one of the first dedicated engineering schools in the nation. Their vision was to provide education that would prepare leaders; a vision embodied by an environment which fosters the entrepreneurial orientation needed by graduates as they enter the global economic workforce.

The success of alumni provides abundant testimony to the strength of their vision and to the Stevens education which serves the state, nation and the world by graduating talented and broadly educated engineers and scientists, and by conducting innovative research that creates new knowledge and transitions this knowledge to the benefit of society via the creation of new technologies and processes.

The Schaefer School of Engineering & Science offers Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees in various engineering and scientific disciplines for the traditional full time students as well as part time professionals.

Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University®, is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, N.J. overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Founded in 1870, technological innovation has been the hallmark and legacy of Stevens’ education and research programs for more than 140 years. Within the university’s three schools and one college, more than 6,100 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate with more than 350 faculty members in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment to advance the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront global challenges.

Stevens is home to three national research centers of excellence, as well as joint research programs focused on critical industries such as healthcare, energy, finance, defense, STEM education and coastal sustainability. The university is consistently ranked among the nation’s elite for return on investment for students, career services programs and mid-career salaries of alumni. Stevens is in the midst of a 10-year strategic plan, The Future. Ours to Create., designed to further extend the Stevens legacy to create a forward-looking and far-reaching institution with global impact.