History, Affiliations and Rankings
Situated in the city of Hoboken, New Jersey, Stevens Institute of Technology is a private research university that was established in the year 1870 as one of the oldest technological colleges in the United States. It is also one of the first colleges in the country to offer Mechanical Engineering. Stevens Institute of Technology proves to be different by believing that civic community engagement influences the diverse population of Hoboken. Further, many of its courses have been accredited by international and national agencies like the American Chemical Society, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, etc. SIT fields 25 NCAA Division III Varsity Sports and is affiliated with NAICU, AITU, AAC, Sea Grant and Space Grant.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
Stevens Institute of Technology has built an urban campus, sprawled around an area of 55 acres. The effervescent campus is crammed with cardinal amenities, teaching spaces, monuments, cafes, residential spaces, gyms, etc. Castle Point, Lawrence T Babbio, SC Library Archives, etc are some of the attractions in the immediate vicinity of the campus. The institution offers a wide range of courses in the subject areas of Accounting and Finance, Law and Order, Environmental Science, Biology, History, Mathematics, Creative Writing, and many others. The courses are developed in such a manner that it inculcates interchangeable skills in individuals which assists them to endure in a competitive world.
Accomplishments and Alumni
The institute, apart from laying special emphasis on superior quality education which is accessible to all, also encourages, fosters and drives students to be the best version of themselves. It promotes the spirit of leadership and enhances professional ethics amongst the Stevens community. SIT has been ranked among the “Best Business Schools” by the Princeton Review and is placed among the top 25 U.S. colleges where students get the most for their money (Business Insider). It also participates in several national championships in 25 sports. It is also the 2nd in the Nation in the Forbes (2018) list of Colleges with the Smallest Gender Gap in Earnings from Graduates. SIT’s notable alumni include William W. Destler (Professor and Administrator), Frederick Winslow Taylor (Mechanical Engineer), David J. Farber (Professor), Henry Gantt (Mechanical Engineer & Management Consultant) and Debajyoti Mukhopadhyay (Scientist).
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Stevens attracts and admits an exceptionally interesting, increasingly diverse and multicultural group of students from around the world. The overall student body comprises nearly 4000 undergraduate students, including 2% international students and 4,200 graduate students including 58% international students. 30% of the undergraduate student population comprises women, while both the student body and the teaching staff comprise a significant population of underrepresented minorities. Graduates from Stevens Institute of Technology work at top brands including, Amazon, Google, JP Morgan Chase and Co., Amazon Web Services and others.