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Stevens Institute of Technology Overview

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private not-for-profit institution located in Hoboken, New Jersey. Hoboken is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Stevens Institute of Technology Known For?

766 Undergraduate Awards
$49,555 Avg Cost After Aid
44% Acceptance Rate
  • Stevens has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
  • The 1% student loan default rate at Stevens is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Stevens.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Stevens makes roughly $89,200 a year. This is 119% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Stevens Institute of Technology Rankings

Stevens landed the #172 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #3 out of 60 schools in New Jersey.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Stevens has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Most Popular Online Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#109 Best Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#121 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#122 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Stevens.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Computer Systems Networking Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Engineering Physics Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Engineering-Related Fields Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Hospitality Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Construction Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Engineering Technologies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Civil Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Stevens has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Colleges for Civil Engineering College Factual
#2 Best Colleges for Computer Engineering College Factual
#7 Best Colleges for Mechanical Engineering College Factual
#11 Best Colleges for Engineering College Factual
#13 Best Business Schools Business Degree Central
#18 Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences College Factual

Where Is Stevens Institute of Technology?

Location of Stevens Institute of Technology

Contact details for Stevens are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Castle Point On Hudson, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5991
Phone: 201-216-5000
Website: www.stevens.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Stevens1870
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FollowStevens

How Do I Get Into Stevens?

You can apply to Stevens online at: www.stevens.edu/sit/admissions/apply

Admission Requirements for Stevens

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Stevens?

44% Acceptance Rate
33% Of Accepted Are Women
55% Submit SAT Scores
Stevens has a fairly low acceptance rate of 44%, which makes it more selective than most schools. Take time to make sure you submit all the requested materials and you prepare the application in full. You don't want to get denied right off the bat due to an incomplete application!

Approximately 67% of accepted students are men and 33% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 41%, and the acceptance rate for women is 50%.

Average Test Scores

About 55% of students accepted to Stevens submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 640 and 710. Math scores were between 680 and 760.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Stevens Institute of Technology  ( 640 to 710 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Stevens Institute of Technology  ( 680 to 760 )
200
800
Stevens received ACT scores from 42% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 27 and 34. Math scores were between 28 and 33. Composite scores were between 29 and 33.

ACT English Scores for Stevens Institute of Technology  ( 27 to 34 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Stevens Institute of Technology  ( 28 to 33 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Stevens Institute of Technology  ( 29 to 33 )
1
36

Can I Afford Stevens Institute of Technology?

$49,555 Net Price
67% Take Out Loans
0.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Stevens is $49,555. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Stevens, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $6,819 a year. That adds up to $27,276 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Stevens is 0.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Stevens Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,642 Full-Time Undergraduates
29% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,659 undergraduate students at Stevens, with 3,642 being full-time and 17 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Stevens

There are also 3,624 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,642 full-time undergraduates at Stevens, 71% are male and 29% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Stevens

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Stevens Institute of Technology students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Stevens Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 626
Black or African American 86
Hispanic or Latino 430
White 2,244
International Students 99
Other Races/Ethnicities 157

Geographic Diversity

New Jersey students aren't the only ones who study at Stevens Institute of Technology. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 59 countries are represented at Stevens. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Stevens Institute of Technology

545 Took All Classes Online
1,922 Took At Least One Class Online
13,724.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,922 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Stevens has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 3rd most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Stevens

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Stevens Institute of Technology was 13,724.9%. This is the #7 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Stevens regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Stevens majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 26%
Business, Management & Marketing 18%
Construction Management 19%
Electrical Engineering 20%
Engineering 6%
Hospitality Management 40%
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 4%
Mechanical Engineering 9%
Systems Engineering 17%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Stevens ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Stevens.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Engineering #1
Mathematics & Statistics #1
Systems Engineering #1
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #1
Mechanical Engineering #1
Engineering-Related Fields #1
Computer Science #1
Mathematics #1
Information Technology #1
Computer Systems Networking #2
Engineering Technologies #2
Computer Information Systems #2
Electrical Engineering #2
Engineering #3
Computer & Information Sciences #3
Hospitality Management #3
Business Administration & Management #5
Business, Management & Marketing #6

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Stevens Institute of Technology Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Systems Engineering 0 192 151 7 350
Mechanical Engineering 183 42 103 5 333
Computer Science 80 2 235 4 321
Business Administration & Management 82 49 180 2 313
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 83 134 0 217
Computer Engineering 87 42 72 3 204
Computer Information Systems 0 8 188 0 196
Electrical Engineering 51 30 90 5 176
Applied Mathematics 35 24 113 3 175
Engineering-Related Fields 21 23 77 0 121
Civil Engineering 50 0 38 2 90
Chemical Engineering 59 0 13 0 72
Biomedical Engineering 41 0 20 0 61
Construction Engineering 0 0 50 0 50
Environmental Engineering 5 9 20 2 36
Computer Systems Networking 0 6 27 0 33
Construction Management 0 0 27 0 27
Materials Sciences 0 0 17 6 23
Music 19 0 0 0 19
Engineering Physics 2 2 12 0 16
Hospitality Management 0 0 15 0 15
Mathematics 5 0 5 5 15
Chemistry 2 1 8 2 13
Sustainability Science 0 0 11 0 11
Physics 4 0 3 3 10
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 3 0 6 0 9
Information Technology 8 1 0 0 9
Liberal Arts General Studies 9 0 0 0 9
General Biology 8 0 0 0 8
Ocean Engineering 0 0 6 2 8
Fine & Studio Arts 7 0 0 0 7
Human Resource Management 0 5 0 0 5
Other Engineering 3 1 0 0 4
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 2 0 2
General Engineering 0 0 0 1 1
Materials Engineering 0 0 0 1 1
Literature 1 0 0 0 1
Other Physical Science 0 0 1 0 1
General Social Sciences 1 0 0 0 1
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 0 0
Telecommunications Management 0 0 0 0 0
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Nanotechnology 0 0 0 0 0
Marine Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Polymer & Plastics Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics 0 0 0 0 0
Science, Technology & Society 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 766 520 1,624 53 2,963

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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