Stevens Institute of Technology The Innovation University®, is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, N.J. overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Founded in 1870, technological innovation has been the hallmark and legacy of Stevens’ education and research programs for more than 140 years. Within the university’s three schools and one college, more than 6,100 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate with more than 350 faculty members in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment to advance the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront global challenges. Stevens is home to three national research centers of excellence, as well as joint research programs focused on critical industries such as healthcare, energy, finance, defense and STEM education. The university is the fastest-rising college in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of the best national universities, and it is consistently ranked among the nation’s elite for return on investment for students, career services programs, and mid-career salaries of alumni. Stevens is in the midst of a 10-year strategic plan, The Future. Ours to Create., designed to further extend the Stevens legacy to create a forward-looking and far-reaching institution with global impact.
Ranking and Awards
Ranked 9th in the nation for 30-year net return on investment for graduates by PayScale in 2013
Ranked as the second most innovative college music program in the nation by The Best Colleges in 2013.
Ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 “Short List” of 10 national universities that produce the most interns
Ranked 75th in the category of Best National Universities in the 2013 edition of "Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report
Ranked 23rd in the nation for return on investment for students in a 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek study
Ranked 13th in the nation for career services by The Princeton Review's 2013 edition of "The Best 377 Colleges"
Listed among the top 11 schools for insurance and technology talent in Insurance & Technology in 2012
Awarded 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 eighth in the nation for the number of engineering master's degrees awarded in 2011 by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
Won the International Distance Learning Award from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) in 2010 and 2011
Won two first-place prizes in the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon and selected to compete in 2013 Solar Decathlon
Ranked 40th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings for 2011-12 athletics seasons
Captured the CAANJ Cup, honoring the N.J. DIII institution with the most athletic success, for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons
Stevens' mission is to inspire, nurture and educate leaders in tomorrow’s technology-centric environment while contributing to the solution of the most challenging problems of our time. Three schools and one college support this mission: