Stevens Institute of Technology is named for the distinguished family known as "America's First Family of Inventors." The Stevens family changed the face of American engineering forever, designing steamboats, locomotives, railroad tracks and a host of other technical innovations that powered a new nation.
Progress has been exceptionally strong in undergraduate admissions, student success and graduate admissions, and significant advances have been made in enhancing the reputation and prestige of Stevens and in improving Stevens’ financial profile, physical infrastructure, and IT capabilities.
Research awards in FY16 were $35.8 million, down from a high of $42.8 million in FY15 (which included several multi-million grants), but higher than the previous four years. While the number of proposals submitted declined from FY15 (286) to FY16 (266), the number of awards increased over the same period by 21 percent. Highly-competitive “early career” awards from prestigious federal agency programs have increased sharply.
The Stevens Career Center supports students in obtaining career outcomes appropriate to their personal goals through career exploration programs, experiential education opportunities, and individualized guidance from Career Center Professional staff members.
The Student Employment Office (SEO) is designed to assist faculty, community and all University departments with On Campus Part Time employment for Undergraduate, Graduate or Professional students. This allows those the opportunity to earn money and get on the job training while pursuing their studies at Stevens.
Stevens students enjoy a vibrant and dynamic living and learning environment on our stunning, 55-acre residential campus in Hoboken, New Jersey. Our residential community celebrates and promotes diversity, fosters respect and leadership skills, and facilitates a wide variety of experiences and activities that support the development of well-rounded individuals.
The Samuel C. Williams Library has 10 study rooms for individuals or groups between 4 and 10 people and are available to all Stevens students, faculty, and staff. Please read the room policy pages on the right for additional information.
Through the use of award winning technology, strong leadership, and shared vision, the Division of Information Technology at Stevens provides comprehensive support and leadership for all areas of Stevens including teaching and education, service and outreach, administrative operations, research, and development.
Stevens provides a broad range of critical services towards the physical and mental well-being of all students, including the Stevens Student Health Center, an acute health care facility that offers professional medical services. The Office of Student Counseling and Disability Services promotes mental health and wellness through professional services and programs.
Life on campus at Stevens is exciting, comfortable and convenient. You will be living just steps away from your classes, campus cafes and eateries, the Health Service Center, and the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. Athletic and Recreation Center. Of course, there's downtown Hoboken with it's unique restaurants, nightlife and shops -- just an easy walk down to Washington Street, two blocks off campus! Plus, you will be just minutes away from New York City via bus, train, ferry, or car.
The Outdoor Adventure Program also offers students an opportunity to be active while exploring the beauty of nature. From local hikes and mountain biking to kayaking and paddleboarding, students are encouraged to enjoy the thrill of each activity and appreciate their natural surroundings. And for those who need a reprieve from the New Jersey winter, the program takes an annual trip to Costa Rica during the winter recess.
Joining a student organization yields many benefits that can positively impact your life at Stevens and can help jumpstart your career after graduation. Student organizations offer the opportunity to meet new people, network with professionals in your aspiring career field and gain resume building experience. You'll also develop team building and leadership skills — two strengths that will help you in and out of the classroom.
Stevens Institute of Technology has been continually accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1927. The most recent Middle States action reaffirmed Stevens’ accreditation until 2018 and commended Stevens for the quality of the periodic review report and process.