Rankings and Recognition
At Stevens, we like to let numbers do the talking. We are a right-sized campus and a community that fosters students’ academic growth, personal development and success.
U.S. News & World Report: Top-100 national university.
U.S. News & World Report: No. 57 among national “Most Innovative Schools.”
The Princeton Review: Among country’s “Best 387 Colleges.”
Forbes: Among “America’s Top Colleges” and “Research Universities.”
Washington Monthly: Among best national universities ranked on what they do for the country.
U.S. News & World Report: No. 73 among national “Best Value Colleges.”
PayScale’s College Salary Report: No. 15 among top colleges with highest-paid graduates.
PayScale’s College Salary Report: No. 2 in “Best Colleges in New Jersey by Salary Potential.”
PayScale’s College ROI Report: No. 14 among “Best Value Colleges.”
The Princeton Review: Among the list of 209 “Best Value Colleges.”
The Princeton Review: Among the list of 50 “Colleges That Create Futures.”
The Princeton Review: No. 13 of “Top 20 Best Career Placement.”
Best Value Schools: No. 2 of “Best New Jersey Schools.”
Best Value Schools: No. 3 of “Top 25 Computer Science Programs with the Best ROI.”
Business Insider: Among top 25 U.S. colleges where students get the most for their money.
Forbes’ “Ranking America’s Colleges by Gender Wage Gap”: No. 2 in nation with female grads earning more than male upon graduation
Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce’s "Ranking 4,500 Colleges by ROI (2022)" No. 19 40 years after enrollment
NJ Advance Media: No. 1 of “35 N.J. colleges with the highest-paid grads.”
Stacker: No. 12 in the nation among the 100 colleges whose grads go on to earn the most”.
WalletHub: No. 2 in New Jersey for offering top-notch education at the most reasonable prices.
U.S. News & World Report: No. 38 in “Undergraduate Business Programs: Finance.”
U.S. News & World Report: No. 60 in “Undergraduate Computer Science Programs.”
U.S. News & World Report: No. 81 in “Undergraduate Engineering Programs.”
U.S. News & World Report: No. 125 in “Undergraduate Business Programs.”
U.S. News & World Report: No. 77 in “Best Business Schools: Graduate.”
U.S. News & World Report: No. 82 in “Best Engineering Schools: Graduate”
No. 8 in Best Online Master's in Computer Information Technology Programs
No. 25 in Best Online Master's in Engineering Programs
No. 7 in Best Online Master's in Industrial Engineering Programs
No. 9 in Best Online Master's in Engineering Management Programs
No. 28 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA)
No. 42 in Best Online MBA Programs
No. 19 in Best Online Business Analytics MBA Programs: Ranked on 6 lists of the best online programs:
The Princeton Review: Among “Best Business Schools.”
GradReports: Ranked on 9 lists of the best colleges by earnings on year out of college:
No. 1 Best Mathematics Master’s Degrees
No. 1 Best Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degrees
No. 2 Best Bachelor’s Degrees in New Jersey
No. 4 Best Online MBA Degrees
No. 6 Best Business Bachelor’s Degrees
No. 12 Best Electrical Engineering Bachelor’s Degrees
No. 15 Best Biomedical Engineering Master’s Degrees
No. 22 Best Biomedical Engineering Bachelor’s Degrees
No. 23 Best MBA Degrees
No. 2 out of 30 in Best Bachelor's Degre
No. 1 out of 17 in Best Mathematics Bachelor's Degree
No. 1 out of 17 in Best General Mathematics Bachelor's Degre
No. 1 out of 32 in Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor's Degree
No. 3 out of 30 in Best Master's Degree
No. 1 out of 28 in Best Business, Management & Marketing Master's Degree
No. 1 out of 24 in Best General Business Administration and Management Master's Degree
No. 1 out of 7 in Best Mathematics & Statistics Master's Degree
No. 2 out of 23 in Best Doctor's Degree
No. 15 out of 152 in Best Mathematics & Statistics Doctor's Degree
No. 17 out of 130 in Best General Mathematics Doctor's Degree
No. 17 out of 131 in Best Mathematics Doctor's Degree:
Ranked on 12 lists of the best New Jersey colleges by degree program:
Best Degree Programs: No. 5 of “30 Great Small Colleges for STEM Degrees.”
Ranked 10th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings for the 2021-2022 athletics season.
Won the 2015 NCAA Division III Men's Volleyball National Championship
Justin Cross '23 named NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Academic All-American of the Year for the 2022 season
Brett Kaliner, '21, '22 won the 2022 NCAA Division III National Championship
Gina Dello Russo, '20 won the outdoor 400-meter dash at the 2021 NCAA Division III 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, 2015-16 and 2017-18 seasons.
Campus Life, Safety & Sustainability
The Princeton Review: Among list of 26 “Great College Cities.”
The Princeton Review: Among list of “Green Colleges.”
Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (program of AASH): Gold rating.
Sierra Club: Named among “Cool Schools.”
SaveOnEngergy Green Report: No. 33 among top 100 universities.
City of Hoboken: Recognized as a “Hoboken Green Business.”
U.S. News & World Report: Among “Best Colleges for Veterans.”
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 President Nariman Farvardin named to the Power List 2022: Higher Education by ROI NJ Influencers.
Stevens President Nariman Farvardin named to the 2022 NJBiz Education Power 50 list.
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
Professors Yu Gan, Raviraj Nataraj, Elnaz Banan Sadeghian and Jie Shen were each awarded 2023 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER awards for promising early-career research in biomedical imaging, VR-based spinal cord-injury rehabilitation therapies, data density and storage capacity enhancement, and fairness in learning models, respectively
Professor Dibyendu "Dibs" Sarkar was awarded approximately $1.3 million by the Department of Defense to study methods of removing PFAS "forever chemicals" and other contaminants from soil and water.
Matthew Libera and Hongjun Wang received $1.3 million in support from the NSF for a collaborative project developing infection-resistant scaffolds for engineering human tissues with colleagues at Binghamton University, City College of New York, Syracuse University and the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School.
Undergraduate Krish Nair’s mobile-app startup was selected as one of the world’s 20 best student startups by TechCrunch in 2022
Professors Jinho Kim, Kathrin Smetana and Annie Zhang were each awarded 2022 NSF CAREER awards for promising early-career research in lung rehabilitation, complex mathematical analysis, and the thermal properties of graphene, respectively
Professor Jae Chul Kim received a 2022 Early Career Research Program Award from the U.S. Department of Energy for his work to improve battery technologies
Professor Woo Lee, doctoral student Linh Le and alumnus De Kong M.S. '11 received a collective 2021 Edison Patent Award in Technology Transfer from the from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey for their U.S. patent "Graphene-based Films in Sensor Applications”
Undergraduate Ben Mirtchouk won the 2021 TCS CodeVita coding challenge, besting more than 136,000 participants from 34 nations in the global competition