Stevens Institute of Technology Profile


Stevens Institute of Technology is a private institution. Founded in 1870, it adopted coeducation in 1972. The school ranks in the top five percent among the nation’s technological universities as it continues to educate future leaders and innovators. Each undergraduate program – business, engineering, science, computer science and the humanities – follows a broad-based course curriculum taught by distinguished faculty. The 9:1 student-faculty ratio enables personal attention and growth. Students can combine their classroom and laboratory experience with cooperative education, internships or research opportunities to enhance their prestigious Stevens education. Located in one of the United States’ most desirable towns, Hoboken, New Jersey, Stevens is just minutes from exciting New York City. Its 55-acre campus is adjacent to the Hudson River.


Entrance Difficulty: Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 42% of 3,600 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: No
Early Decision Offered: Yes
Regular Admission Deadline: February 1

Factors Considered for Selection of Students

Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Very Important
Essay: Very Important
Extracurricular: Very Important

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA: 3.8
SAT Math: 630-720 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading: 560-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 560-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 26-30 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance: $58,906
Tuition and Fees: $43,656
Room and Board: $13,400
Average Percent of Need Met: 86%
Average Freshman Award: $25,792
Average Indebtedness of 2011 Graduates: $14,113


Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum:  Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 235
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-59 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts

E-mail: (None)
Web Site: Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process

Application Deadline: Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification: On a rolling basis beginning March 30
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal Methodology
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 002639: Free

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