Class of 2023 Outcomes Report: A Stevens Education Continues to Deliver Return on Investment
More than 96% of graduates achieved their desired outcomes within six months of graduation
The Undergraduate Class of 2023 Career Outcomes Report reinforces Stevens Institute of Technology’s position as a leading research university that empowers students with its robust, technology-focused curriculum. An impressive 96.4% of graduates — with an 81.6% knowledge rate — achieved their desired career outcomes and had an average salary of $85,200. For the second year in a row, 99% of female graduates achieved career outcomes, emphasizing Stevens’ ongoing commitment to diversity in STEM.
"It fills me with pride to witness the extraordinary professional achievements of our students,” says Stevens’ Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Sara Klein. “Their record of success in career outcomes as well as salary growth is a direct result of their commitment to excellence both in and out of the classroom and demonstrates the transformative impact of — and tangible return on investment of — a Stevens education."
Computer science majors achieved a 95% career outcomes rate with an average salary of $99,800. Software engineering majors also maintain exceptionally high starting salaries, averaging $96,800. This success is credited not only to Stevens’ technology-focused curriculum, but also to its vibrant student life and the relevant qualifications and skills gained through work-based learning initiatives in the form of internships, externships and co-ops.
“The Co-op program at Stevens has been extremely valuable, giving me the opportunity to apply what I have learned in the classroom to real-world problems,” says Michael DelGaudio ’23, a software engineer at Microsoft. “I am grateful for the experiences that have made me into the person I am today. I’ve learned to work hard, persevere and think outside the box: invaluable skills that will serve me well in my future endeavors.”
A number of programs across campus reported a 100% desired outcomes rate, including cybersecurity, business, engineering and science, among others.
The report also highlights the impressive companies and institutions where graduates have secured positions, including Amazon, Boeing, Cigna, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase, Keller, L3Harris Technologies, Morgan Stanley and more. Additionally, students pursuing advanced degrees are doing so at prestigious universities such as Columbia, Johns Hopkins, Stanford and, of course, Stevens Institute of Technology.