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Additional Rankings

  • Ranked 14th in the nation for return on investment 40 years after enrollment, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce's “A First Try at ROI," 2019
  • Ranked 12th in the nation among the "100 colleges whose grads go on to earn the most" by Stacker, 2020
  • Ranked 2nd in New Jersey As Strategic Investment for Undergraduates in WalletHub's 2020 College and University Rankings
  • Ranked 2nd in the nation for "Colleges with the Smallest Gender Gap in Earnings from Graduates," Forbes 2018
  • Ranked 4th in the nation among the “25 Colleges That Are Worth the Money” by CNBC, 2018
  • Ranked 5th in Financial Advisor's "10 Colleges That Offer Students Best Bang For The Buck," 2018
  • Ranked among the "Top 25 STEM Colleges," Forbes 2018
  • Ranked 25th among the "50 Best U.S. Colleges for Your Money," by Business Insider, 2018
  • Ranked 5th in the nation among the "10 Private Colleges That Are Worth the Price" by CNBC, 2017
  • Ranked 5th in Investopedia's "27 Colleges with the Highest-Earning Graduates," 2017
  • Named one of the "15 Best Value Small Colleges for a Math Degree" by Best Value Schools, 2017.
  • Ranked among the top 50 research universities in the nation by College Choice, 2016.
  • Named by MarketWatch in 2016 as one of the top schools in the nation for getting women into STEM careers.
  • 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," 2015.
  • 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.


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  • Ranked 80th in the category of Best National Universities in U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2021 edition.
  • Ranked 58th "Most Innovative Schools" in the nation U.S. News & World Report, 2021.
  • Ranked 62nd in the nation for "Best Value Colleges," U.S. News & World Report, 2021.
  • Among the Top 10 "Colleges With the Best Return on Investment," U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges, 2020.
  • Ranked 1st in the nation for civil engineering,, 2020
  • Ranked 6th in the nation for undergraduate business schools,, 2020
  • Ranked 12th in the nation for electrical engineering,, 2020
  • Ranked 9th in the nation for computer science degree by USA Today, 2016.
  • Ranked 1st in Best Degree Programs' list of "30 Great Small Colleges for STEM Degrees," 2015.


  • Ranked 77th in U.S. News and World Report's "2021 Best Business Schools."
  • Ranked 21st in U.S. News and World Report's "2021 Business Analytics MBA Program, 
  • Ranked 1st in the nation for online master's in software engineering, Guide to Online Schools, 2020
  • Ranked among the 25 Best MBA Programs,, 2020
  • Named one of the top on-campus MBA programs in the nation by The Princeton Review's "Best Business Schools for 2019.”
  • Ranked 1st for online master’s in management information systems by Online College Plan, 2019.
  • Ranked 2nd among the 15 Best Online MBA Degree Programs by Great Business Schools
  • Ranked 7th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for Best Online Graduate Information Technology Programs, 2020 edition.
  • Ranked 21st in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for "Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs," 2020 edition.
  • Ranked 25th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for "Best Online Graduate Business Programs (excluding MBA)," 2020 edition.
  • Ranked 40th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for Best Online MBA Programs, 2020.
  • Ranked 75th in the category of Best Engineering Schools in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools," 2019 edition.
  • Ranked 10th in the nation on TFE Times' 2019 Best Master's of Business Analytics Programs.
  • Ranked 12th in the nation on TFE Times' 2019 Best Master's of Management Programs.
  • Ranked 13th in the nation on TFE Times' 2018 Master's of Financial Engineering Programs.
  • Ranked #3 by The Best Colleges' Top 25 Online Master’s in Management Programs for 2018.
  • Ranked #4 by The Best Colleges' Top 25 Online Master’s in Information Systems Security Programs for 2018. 
  • Stevens' Systems Engineering graduate program ranked 33rd nationally in the Industrial/Manufacturing/Systems Engineering category in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools," 2020 edition.
  • Ranked #6  in the Percentage of Doctoral Degrees Awarded to Women by School in 2017, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

  • Ranked #7 Among the 30 Best Online Master's Degrees in Computer Science by Best Computer Science Schools, 2017
  • Ranked  #11 for Best Online Master’s in Computer Science by College Choice.
  • Ranked 23rd out of the 50 Best Online Engineering Programs by College Choice.
  • Ranked 1st in the nation for "Online Master's in Information Systems: Top 20 Values 2017" by College Values Online.
  • 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.
  • Ranked 15th for the number of engineering master's degrees awarded in 2017 according to the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

Men's Volleyball Team Posing with NCAA Trophy


  • Ranked 17th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings for 2017-18 athletics season.
  • Won the 2015 NCAA Men's Volleyball National Championship.
  • Named the 2008 and 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, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.


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Campus Life, Safety & Sustainability

  • Ranked 6th for Best College Cities by The Princeton Review, 2021.
  • Recognized as a "Green College" by The Princeton Review in its Guide to Green Colleges: 2021 Edition
  • Received a STARS (Sustainability Tracking and Rating System) Gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a nearly 1,000-member group of universities striving for environmentally-friendly campus facilities, social responsibility, and equitable work policies and work environments. 
  • Named among the top 100 "Cool Schools" for sustainability by the Sierra Club, 2020.
  • Ranked 3rd  for "Best College Locations in America" in the 2019 Niche Rankings
  • Top 20 for "Town Gown Relationships are Great" by Princeton Review, 2019. 
  • Top 5 "Safest College Campuses in New Jersey" in the 2018 Niche Rankings.
  • Ranked 33rd among the top 100 universities in the U.S. for eco-friendliness and sustainability in the SaveOnEngergy 2017 Green Report.
  • Recognized as a "Hoboken Green Business" by the City of Hoboken, 2017.
  • Ranked 19th in the nation for “students most engaged in community service” by Princeton Review, 2017.


Leadership and Innovation

  • Stevens ACES (Accessing Careers in Engineering and Science) program honored with the 2019 Innovation in Education Award by the New Jersey Tech Council
  • Stevens honored with the 2018 the American Council on Education/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation.
  • Stevens President Nariman Farvardin honored with the 2017 Academic Leadership Award by Carnegie Corporation of New York.
  • Stevens President Nariman Farvardin named to the NJBIZ Power 100 List of the Most Influential People in New Jersey Business, 2017.
  • 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.
  • 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' 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 researcher Stephanie Lee receives a 2019 NSF CAREER Award to fund her research in engineering green, portable and cost efficient solar panels and other power sources.
  • Stevens Professor Mukundan Iyengar awarded 2018 Edison Patent Award from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey for his innovation in internet browsing trends.
  • Dr. Athula B. Attygalle receives 2017 Edison Patent Award from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey for his patented work in mass spectrometric analysis utilizing helium-plasma and charge-exchange ionization techniques.
  • Amy Regan '17 selected as a 2018 recipient of the NCAA's Today's Top 10 Award
  • Stevens student Veronica Pidduck selected for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship for the 2017-18 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
  • Stevens biomedical engineering students Connie Maglaras and David Ferrara won best graduate and undergraduate poster, respectively, at Johnson & Johnson’s 2017 Annual Engineering Showcase and Poster Competition.
  • Dr. Christophe Pierre, provost and vice president for academic affairs, elected to the National Academy of Inventors for his outstanding research contributions in numerous areas of mechanical and aerospace engineering, 2016.
  • Stevens professor Yu-Dong Yao elected to the National Academy of Inventors for his outstanding research in wireless and communications technologies, 2015.
  • 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.

Our Centers of Excellence

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