Stevens Value


Princeton Review

  • Ranked 6th in the nation for "Best Career Placement" in the 2016 edition of "Colleges That Pay You Back."
  • Named among the 50 "Colleges That Create Futures," 2015.

Additional Rankings

  • Ranked 5th in the nation among "the 13 U.S. colleges where students go on to earn the most money" by CNBC, 2016.
  • Ranked among the top 50 research universities in the nation by College Choice, 2016.
  • Ranked 6th in Forbes' list of "Colleges With Highest Salaries After Graduation," 2016.
  • Ranked 1st in earnings among New Jersey college alumni by NJ Advance Media, 2016.
  • Ranked 5th highest for median earnings by Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce in a 2015 study, "Your College: Where You Go and What You Make."
  • Named by Money as one of the "25 Colleges That Can Land You a 6-Figure Career Without Grad School."
  • Ranked 17th in the nation by Affordable Schools in its 2015 list of the 50 Most Entrepreneurial Schools in America.
  • Ranked 35th in the nation for value by The Economist, 2015.
  • Ranked 23rd in the nation for return on investment by Bloomberg Businessweek, 2012.


Students walking together on campus


  • Ranked 71 in the category of Best National Universities in U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2017 edition.
  • Ranked 9th in the nation for computer science degree by USA Today, 2016.
  • Named by MarketWatch in 2016 as one of the top schools in the nation for getting women into STEM careers.
  • Ranked 25th out of the 50 Best Online Engineering Programs by College Choice.
  • Ranked 62nd among national universities by U.S. News & World Report in its ranking of the Best Colleges for Veterans, 2016 edition.
  • Ranked 7th in the nation by USA Today in its 2015 list of the top 10 engineering colleges in the U.S.
  • Ranked 1st in Best Degree Programs' list of "30 Great Small Colleges for STEM Degrees," 2015.
  • Ranked 7th in the nation among elite universities in percentage of STEM degrees awarded in 2013 report from 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 as the 2nd most innovative college music program in the nation by The Best Colleges in 2013.
  • 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 on U.S. News & World Report's 2012 "Short List" of 10 national universities that produce the most interns.
  • Among the top 11 schools for insurance and technology talent in Insurance & Technology in 2012.



  • Ranked 7th in the nation on TFE Times' 2017 Master of Business Intelligence & Analytics Rankings.
  • Ranked 12th in the nation on TFE Times' 2017 Master of Financial Engineering Rankings.
  • Ranked 13th in the nation on TFE Times' 2017 Master of Management Rankings.
  • Ranked 10th among the "Top 30 Online MBA Programs in Business Analytics 2017" by Online MBA Today.
  • Ranked 5th in the nation by College Choice for Best Online Master's in Management Degree Programs, 2016.
  • Ranked 15th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs, 2017 edition.
  • Ranked 26th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for "Best Online Graduate Business Programs (excluding MBA)," 2017 edition.
  • Ranked 39th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for "Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs," 2017 edition.
  • Ranked 78th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for Best Online MBA Programs, 2017.
  • Ranked 71st in the category of Best Engineering Schools in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools," 2015 edition.
  • Stevens' Systems Engineering graduate program ranked 42nd nationally and our Materials Engineering graduate program is ranked 61st nationally among programs in their categories in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools," 2015 edition.
  • Ranked 8th in the nation for the number of engineering master's degrees awarded in 2015 by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
  • Ranked 3rd in the nation for "Best Systems Engineering Degrees" by (Rankings cover a period from September 1, 2012 to September 30, 2015).
  • Ranked 5th in the nation for "Best Online Engineering Degree - Fall 2014" by


Men's Volleyball Team Posing with NCAA Trophy


  • Ranked 13th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings for 2015-16 athletics season.
  • Won the 2015 NCAA Men's Volleyball Championship.
  • Named the 2013 Eastern College Athletic Conference Institution of the Year, honoring the ECAC Institution which exemplifies the highest standards of collegiate academics and athletic performance.
  • Captured the CAANJ Cup, honoring the N.J. DIII institution with the most athletic success, for the 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons.


Students talking on a bench

Campus Safety


Leadership and Innovation

  • Stevens President Nariman Farvardin named Educator of the Year by the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, 2016.
  • Stevens finished in 1st place finish in the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon.
  • Stevens recognized with the 2015 Knowledge is Power Award from New Jersey Technology Council.
  • Stevens President Nariman Farvardin named to the NJBIZ Power 100 List of the Most Influential People in New Jersey Business, 2014.
  • Russell Rogers, director of Athletics at Stevens Institute of Technology, named a Division III Administrator of the Year by the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), the nation's largest athletic conference, 2015.
  • Stevens finished 2nd in the U.S. and 4th globally in the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon and took home two 1st-place category prizes in the 2011 Solar Decathlon.
  • David Dodd, chief information officer at Stevens Institute of Technology, received CIO of the Year-Non Profit honors from the New Jersey Technology Council, 2014.
  • Beth McGrath, chief of staff and director of community and state relations at Stevens Institute of Technology, accepted the Presidential Award from the White House on behalf of the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education at Stevens, 2011.
  • Stevens' WebCampus was honored by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) in 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2008 and 2006.
  • Stevens received a new patent for mass spectrometry technique.
  • Stevens' Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC) awarded $60 million, five-year IDIQ contract from U.S. Department of Defense.
  • Stevens' Science and Technology Studies Program received grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
  • Stevens' Workshop on Nuclear Issues Education received grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.


Faculty and Student Awards

  • Stevens professor Yu-Dong Yao elected to the National Academy of Inventors for his outstanding research in wireless and communications technologies, 2016.
  • Stevens researchers Dr. William Rouse, Dr. Michael Pennock, Annie Yu, and Ph.D. student Kara Pepe awarded a $400,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for research in healthcare systems, 2015.
  • Stevens professor Dr. Jose Emmanuel Ramirez-Marquez awarded NSF grant for research on resilient infrastructure, 2015.
  • Stevens professor Dr. Vikki Hazelwood elected to the National Academy of Inventors for her outstanding contributions to scientific and technological innovation, 2015.
  • Three computer science faculty (Samantha Kleinberg, Antonio Nicolosi and Wendy Wang) received NSF CAREER Awards, May 2014.
  • Stevens professor Dr. Athula Attygalle received the 2014 Inventor of the Year award by the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame for his patented work in mass spectrometric analysis utilizing helium-plasma and charge-exchange ionization techniques.
  • Stevens expert Dr. Xiaojun Yu awarded DoD grant to regenerate damaged nerve tissue of wounded soldiers, 2013.
  • Collaborators Dr. Yingying Chen and Dr. Yi Guo awarded NSF grant for more efficient wireless networks, 2013.
  • Dr. Yingying Chen awarded Army Research Office grant to enhance wireless security in the battlefield, 2013.
  • Stevens student Dylan Hutchison awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, the most prestigious undergraduate award given in the sciences, for the 2014-15 academic year.
  • Stevens student David Monteiro named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2013-14 academic year.
  • Stevens researchers Dr. Alan Blumberg and Dr. Philip Orton awarded NASA grant to investigate severe weather threats to New York City, 2012.

Our Centers of Excellence

In partnerships with federal agencies, Stevens maintains three national research Centers of Excellence.