International Students

Application Requirements

Interested students should fill out the Common Application and submit the $50 application fee. Application requirements for international freshman applicants are similar to the requirements for domestic students. Please see below for testing requirements. International transfer students should refer to the transfer student requirements page.

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Test Scores

International students applying to Stevens Institute of Technology as freshmen can satisfy testing requirements in the following manner:

Demonstrate English proficiency with one of following:

  • TOEFL (minimum 80 IBT)
  • IELTS (minimum 6 overall)
  • SAT I Critical Reading (minimum 550) 
  • Native English speaker

AND complete one of the following testing options:

  • SAT I
  • ACT
  • Two (2) AP Exams – Calculus and either Chemistry or Physics OR
  • Two (2) SAT Subject Tests – Math and either Chemistry or Physics OR
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with two higher level exams scores in math or science

Interview

International applicants are not required to interview, however, the review committee may choose to reach out to certain applicants at their discretion. Interviews are available in person, on the phone and via Skype. 

CIEE CAI- 

Stevens is providing students from China, South Korea and Taiwan with an opportunity to participate in a face-to-face, interview in their home country. The interview is called the CIEE Applicant Interview (CAI) and is administered by CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange. The CAI will provide you with an opportunity to display your communication, organization, and critical thinking abilities, as well as your enthusiasm for becoming a successful student at Stevens. After completing your interview a report and video of your interview will be sent directly to Stevens from CIEE and become part of your application. We recommend registering for the CAI as soon as possible as space fills up quickly.

Registration is simple. Just fill out the online registration form by clicking here

After filling in and submitting this online form, a representative will contact you to arrange a time and location for your interview. If you have any questions or would like to register by phone, please call 021-6427 6285 

Financial Documentation

International applications are strongly recommended to supply financial documentation for admission review. If you plan to use your personal funds to cover all of your educational and living expenses at Stevens, the only document you have to submit is a copy of your recent, official bank statement. If at least a portion of your financial support comes from a sponsor, both you and your sponsor have to complete the Stevens Financial Verification Form. If you have more than one sponsor, each of your sponsors has to complete and sign this form.

2013-2014 Financial Verification Form

Financial Aid

While we do not grant need based financial aid, we have a limited number of Global Scholars Awards for international students. It is reviewed on a case by case basis and awarded by academic merit.

Deadlines

International applicants have the same deadlines as domestic applicants. Priority deadline is February 1st.

International Transfer Students

Students transferring from a college(s) outside of the United States must provide and certify the number of lab hours per week and the number of weeks each course met per term. All documentation (including course descriptions) must be translated. If you have any questions regarding transferring credits from a college(s) outside of the U.S., please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or by phone at 1-201-216-5194.  For more specific transfer student information, please also refer to the Transfer Student page.

I-20 Information for International Students

Stevens' Office of International Student and Scholar Services issues I-20s to international students once they have been accepted, official test scores have been received, and proof of financial support for one year's study at Stevens has been received. This is a U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) requirement. Stevens cannot issue an I-20 without this proof, which includes a completed Financial Verification Form or an INS Affidavit of Support (I-34) accompanied by supporting bank documentation (see Financial Verification Form). Your documents must be notarized, in U.S. dollars, and no older than six months. This information should be provided when you apply to Stevens (see below). You will receive your I-20 approximately two weeks after your acceptance to Stevens.

For an international student’s application to be considered complete, you must supply financial documentation. The committee cannot review your application until this and all other supporting documents have been received. If you plan to use your personal funds to cover all of your educational and living expenses at Stevens, the only document you have to submit is a copy of your recent, official bank statement. If at least a portion of your financial support comes from a sponsor, both you and your sponsor have to complete the Financial Verification Form. If you have more than one sponsor, each of your sponsors has to complete and sign this form.

 


I-20 and Visa Information

Stevens' International Student and Scholar Services Office will issue an I-20 to International Students once they have been accepted, official test scores have been received, and proof of financial support for 1 year's study at Stevens has been received. This is a U.S. immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) requirement. Stevens cannot issue an I-20 without this proof, which includes a completed Financial Verification Form or an INS Affidavit of Support (I-34) accompanied by supporting bank documentation (see Financial Verification Form).

This documentation should be submitted when you apply to Stevens (see Financial Documentation section on this page). You will receive your I-20 approximately 2 weeks after your acceptance into Stevens.

Contact

If you are interested in speaking with someone in our office regarding International Undergraduate Admission, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 201-216-5194 or admissions@stevens.edu.