About Stevens

Stevens Institute of TechnologyThe 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 6,800 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate with more than 380 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 four national research centers of excellence, as well as joint research programs focused on critical industries such as healthcare, energy, finance, defense, maritime security, 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.

Ranking and Awards

Ranked 5th in the nation for 20-year net return on investment for graduates in the 2014 Payscale College ROI Report.

Ranked 3rd in the nation for mid-career salary of graduates in PayScale’s 2013-2014 College Salary Report.

Ranked as the 2nd most innovative college music program in the nation by The Best Colleges in 2013.

Finished 2nd in the U.S. and 4th globally in the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon and took home two first-place category prizes in the 2011 Solar Decathlon

Ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 “Short List” of 10 national universities that produce the most interns

Ranked 82nd in the category of Best National Universities and 72nd in the category of Best Undergraduate Engineering programs in the 2014 edition of "Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report

Won the National Award for Excellence in Academic Leadership of Undergraduate Education Programs in Engineering Management by the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) in 2013

Ranked 23rd in the nation for return on investment for students in a 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek study

Ranked 13th in the nation for career services by The Princeton Review's 2013 edition of "The Best 377 Colleges"

Listed among the top 11 schools for insurance and technology talent in Insurance & Technology in 2012

Awarded honorable mention in Wall Street & Technology's 2012 list of the 11 schools that capital market executives list as their favorite in hiring computer programming and engineering graduates

Ranked 7th in the nation for the number of engineering master's degrees awarded in 2012 by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Won the International Distance Learning Award from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) in 2010, 2011 and 2013

Ranked 40th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings for 2011-12 athletics seasons

Captured the CAANJ Cup, honoring the N.J. DIII institution with the most athletic success, for the 2010-2011, 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 seasons



Stevens' mission is to inspire, nurture and educate leaders in tomorrow’s technology-centric environment while contributing to the solution of the most challenging problems of our time. Three schools and one college support this mission: