International Students


​Every year, we’re proud to welcome international students to Stevens as integral members of our student body. International Stevens students bring fresh perspectives to the classroom, new approaches to solving the world’s problems, unmistakable vitality to campus life and a strong drive to succeed in a rigorous academic environment.

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We’re here to assist you as you begin the process of applying to Stevens from abroad. From completing the application, to submitting TOEFL scores, to participating in a virtual interview from your home country, we’ve provided all the information you need to join Stevens next fall. If you need more help, feel free to contact one of our Admissions Counselors, or click here to view our digital brochure. We look forward to meeting you! 

Application Requirements

  • Submit the Common Application

  • Official high school transcript. If your transcript is not in English, please provide a certified translation

  • Test scores (see below)

  • Essay (included on the application)

  • Two letters of recommendation (we prefer one from a teacher and one from a guidance counselor)

  • $70 application fee

Test Scores

If you are an international student (non-US Citizen, non-US Permanent Resident) applying to Stevens Institute of Technology and English is not your first language, you must demonstrate English proficiency with one of the following:

  • TOEFL (minimum 80 iBT)

  • IELTS (minimum 6.0 overall)

  • Duolingo English Test (minimum 105)

  • Pearson PTE Academic Test (minimum 53)

  • SAT I Evidence-Based Reading & Writing (minimum 550)

English proficiency waivers may be granted on a case by case basis for international students who have studied in the US for at least 3 years from the time of application.  Please contact the admissions office after submitting your application to request a waiver.

** Recognizing that standardized testing opportunities may not be available to potential applicants, and in an effort to support access to our university, Stevens Institute of Technology is extending the SAT/ACT test optional policy, with some exceptions, for Fall 2023 first year applicants.  Please review our test optional policy plan here

If electing to submit test scores at least one of the following standardized test options is required:

  • SAT I

  • ACT

  • Two AP exams: calculus and either chemistry or physics

  • Two SAT Subject tests: math and either chemistry or physics

  • International Baccalaureate predicted grades with two higher level exams scores in math and science​

  • Music & Technology and Visual Arts & Technology applicants: 

    you may submit a digital portfolio in lieu of test scores.

Important Dates

1 JANUARY: Take all tests by January 1

15 JANUARY: Deadline to complete your application and submit all materials if you’re applying as a Regular Decision incoming freshman

1 APRIL: Stevens will notify you of our admissions decision by April 1, if you applied Regular Decision

1 MAY: You must submit a tuition deposit by May 1 to confirm your enrollment at Stevens for next fall

View the Admissions Timeline

Your Admissions Interview

International applicants are strongly recommended to schedule an interview.  The review committee may choose to reach out to certain applicants at their discretion.  Interviews are available in person, one the phone and via Zoom.  To schedule an interview, please visit our Campus Visit Portal or contact our international admissions counselor.     

Financial Documentation and Aid

International applicants are strongly recommended to supply financial documentation with your application. 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. Once you've completed the form, please upload it, along with a copy of your official bank statement, to your student portal.


Financial Aid

Although international students are not eligible for federal funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Stevens awards a limited number of merit scholarships to international students. International students who wish to be considered for institutional scholarship must submit the College Scholarship Service Profile (CSS PROFILE) on the College Board website. Remember to designate Stevens Institute of Technology as the recipient of your CSS PROFILE information by using our CSS school code: 2819

The deadline to submit your CSS Profile is February 15. (For Early Decision I applicants, the CSS Profile deadline is December 1 and for Early Decision II applicants, the deadline is January 15.)


International Transfer Students

To be considered for admission, international students must provide an official high school transcript translated to English. All non-US college transcripts must also be translated to English and be accompanied by a credential evaluation report from WES, ECE, SpanTran or any NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) member organization. A detailed syllabus is required for all courses to be considered for transfer evaluation and must be translated in English. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate English proficiency with one of the following:

  • TOEFL (minimum 80 iBT)

  • IELTS (minimum 6.0 overall)

  • Duolingo English Test (minimum 105)

  • Pearson PTE Academic Test (minimum 53)

  • SAT I Evidence-Based Reading & Writing (minimum 550)

  • 3 years of study where English is the sole language of instruction (if English is not your native language)


I-20 for Newly Admitted International Students

The Form I-20 will enable you to apply for an F-1 visa to study at Stevens Institute of Technology. The Office of International Students and Scholar Services (ISSS) at Stevens offers more information on how to request a Form  I-20.


Approved International Agents

International students can apply through one of our approved recruitment agencies:

Contact Us

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Location on Campus

Ruesterholz Admissions Center
1 Castle Point Terrace
Hoboken , NJ 07030

p. 201.216.5194 or 1.800.STEVENS
e. [email protected]
f. 201.216.8348