Located in Hoboken, NJ on the Hudson River overlooking the Manhattan skyline, Stevens is a high-energy, highly engaged campus community in which hands-on learning complements academic experiences. The combination of a rigorous curriculum, a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, and tremendous opportunities for experiential learning aligned with industry needs has proven to be a winning formula for Stevens graduates over the years.
Recognized for putting the “hire” in higher education, a Stevens degree is a passport to a successful and stimulating career. Exceptional opportunities for internships, undergraduate research and cooperative education prepare students with skills that are in demand by the world’s most influential employers, because they are skills that impact industries and innovations that drive our economy.
Students choose from 35 undergraduate majors in Business, Humanities, Arts, Computer Science, Engineering and the Sciences; many students double major or choose to pursue both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Graduates are highly skilled in creating solutions at the intersections of disciplines and can lead in today’s complex, cross-functional and highly technical environments, and have always fared exceptionally well in career and graduate school placement. Stevens is consistently ranked among the nation’s elite for total return on investment and mid-career salaries of graduates — #17 and #12 in the nation respectively, according to reports by PayScale. Our graduates are recruited into highly competitive positions and accepted into top graduate programs: 95% of the Class of 2015 secured outcomes within six months of graduation. Stevens’ 3,115 undergraduate students come from more than 45 states and 68 countries, creating a diverse, dynamic environment. Stevens also boasts an outstanding campus life — students will find more than 75 student clubs and organizations and 26 NCAA Division III athletics teams.
Professors are for the most part "very knowledgeable and always finding new ways to communicate that knowledge," and are "engaging but can be a little dry." They "are masters in their field and very available," and "watch out for you and make sure you are on track and understand the material." There are certainly some professors that have detractors (particularly the ones more focused on their research), but "upperclassmen are very good at letting younger generations know which professors they can expect to work with…and which ones are not as understanding."
Above all, Stevens students are "focused on making a difference on campus and being innovative in the workforce following the completion of their program." A multitude of research and entrepreneurship programs help channel students in the right direction, and "the ability to graduate with five semesters of full-time work experience is incredible." "The opportunities at this school are meaningful and unique," says a student. "The school makes me want to push myself to be the best that I can be."
Still, "being able to be in New York at the drop of the hat is pretty unparalleled," and a lot of students take advantage of various free activities that go on in NYC. If you're more of a homebody, then "you could host card games or play video games with pretty much anybody you're familiar with; everyone is pretty eager to make friends and be social." On-campus housing is "more crowded and more expensive compared to what is available off-campus," which is quite plentiful. There is a good deal of greek activity on campus, and "fraternity parties and apartment parties are common."
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