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Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology's expertise is in interdisciplinary study. It has 11 core research areas, including business and finance, data science, energy and environment, and resiliency and sustainability. It's no surprise, then, that the institute attracts a high-achieving cadre of about 3,600 undergraduate students, many of them from outside of New Jersey. Stevens has about three dozen majors and a host of special programs, including accelerated medicine and law tracks, the Pinnacle Scholars Program and a technical enrichment program for students from diverse backgrounds. Past students tend to thrive, to say the least, with median early career earnings of $98,159 – that’s more than twice the national median for four-year universities. There are also over 100 groups targeted at students, including the Anime Critics Union, the Stevens Chess Club, and the Midnight Movie Movement. Don't forget athletics: Stevens has 26 Division III teams, plus intramural and club sports. Want to get off campus? Head into Hoboken, also called the Mile Square City, where you can check out grassy green lawns on the river, browse art galleries, or stop by Carlo's Bakery, the store made famous on the TV show "Cake Boss."


Est. full price 2022-2023
% of students who get any grants
Est. price for students who receive aid
Average price for low-income students


Acceptance rate
Median SAT/ACT score
SAT/ACT required?
Undergraduate enrollment

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
% of need met
% of students who get merit grants
Average merit grant

Student Success

Graduation rate
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Median student debt
Early career earnings
% earning more than a high school grad

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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