How to Apply
Starting an Application
Thank you for your interest in applying to Stevens Institute of Technology. To make the application process as easy as possible, please follow these steps in preparing all of the necessary information. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact Graduate Admissions, where staff members are available to answer your questions. (Please note that applications will not be reviewed until all of the required documents are received.)
Applicants may also consider enrolling right away as a non-matriculated student. This will allow you to take up to three courses that may count towards a four-course certificate or a master's degree. To enroll as a non-matriculated student, download the Stevens Non Matriculating Application here.
International Master's Degree Applicants: If you are applying for the Fall 2013 semester, the preferred deadline is April 1, 2013.
Domestic Master's Degree Applicants: If you are applying for the Fall 2013 semester, the preferred deadline is July 31, 2013.
Ph.D. Applicants: If you are applying for the Fall 2013 semester and seeking funding, the preferred deadline is January 15, 2013.
Graduate programs at Stevens have "rolling admissions", meaning that students can apply after the recommended deadlines.
Requirements for all Applicants:
- Online Application
- $60 non-refundable fee
- Two Letters of Recommendation* - Our online application only allows you to submit two references, so if your program requires a third Letter of Recommendation, please have the recommender send it by regular mail or e-mail it to email@example.com.
- Official transcripts from all institutions where you received credit - Transcripts must be submitted in sealed envelopes. If official documents are unavailable, unofficial documents can be used for initial review. However, applicants will not be fully admitted until all official documents have been received.
- Personal Statement - There are no specific guidelines for the content of your Statement of Purpose. However, we do offer some suggestions:
- Think of your Personal Statement as the voice of your application - this is the opportunity to let the committee hear from you!
- When crafting your Personal Statement, it may be beneficial to consider your past, present, and future.
- Past: What have your educational and work experiences been thus far? What has led you to this point in your life?
- Present: Why are you applying to graduate school? Why are you choosing this institution? Why are you choosing this program?
- Future: What are your career goals? How will this degree help you to attain them?
- If you are applying to a Ph.D. program, you might want to discuss your research interests and how they align with the work of the current faculty.
- Your statement should be roughly one to two pages, double-spaced, 12 point font.
- GRE/GMAT scores - See if your program requires it (Code #2819) - All scores are only valid for 5 years prior to the application term.
- GMAT for full-time MBA programs: (638LX21)
- GMAT for other Master's programs: (638LX12)
- GMAT for Ph.D. programs: (638LX1)
* Some departments may require additional materials, such as: a writing sample, a third letter of recommendation, etc. Check with your department's website or the Office of Graduate Admissions if you are unsure of your program's requirements.
Additional Requirements for International Applicants
- TOEFL/IELTS - International students (Code #2819). See TOEFL minimum score (FAQs section below)
Please send all documents to:
Stevens Institute of Technology
Office of Graduate Admissions,
Castle Point on Hudson, Howe Center, 12th Floor
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Please note that the format for the GRE changed effective August 1st, 2011. Click here for additional information.
Domestic applicants may enroll as non-matriculated students and take up to 3 courses.
International applicants, depending on visa status, may enroll as non-matriculated students and take up to 3 courses.
Once the Office of Graduate Admissions has received all the necessary documents, the application will be forwarded to the appropriate academic department for final review. Graduate Admissions will inform applicants of the decision by mail. The process can be streamlined if all required documents are submitted together, as this will allow Graduate Admissions to submit the application package to the department for review as soon as possible. Official transcripts must be submitted in sealed envelopes. If official documents are unavailable, unofficial documents can be used for initial review temporarily; however, applicants will not be fully admitted until all official documents have been received.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
For International Students