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Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology is a private co-educational institution of higher learning with a mission to inspire, nurture and educate leaders in tomorrow’s technology-centric environment. Located on a 55-acre campus in Hoboken, New Jersey, it is a short distance from New York City, making it well positioned to partner with a variety of resources. Stevens consists of five schools: the Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management, the Charles V. Shaefer Jr. School of Engineering and Sciences, the School of Systems and Enterprises, School of Business, and the College of Arts and Letters. Stevens offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary programs at the graduate level. The Institute also maintains research centers involved in niche areas which support its academic mission.
Stevens is committed to becoming a premier student-centric technological research university. In order to achieve this goal, the Institute is focused on five key strategic priorities: student-centricity; excellence in all they do; collaboration and impact; technology at their core; and strengthened reputation and increased prestige. By fostering the success of its students, forging new strategic relationships with external collaborators, and embracing its distinctive, technology-driven experience, Stevens has achieved significant growth in the past decade.
Stevens is proud of its many national rankings.
• In 2015-16 it was ranked 5th in the category of “Engineering Schools by Salary Potential.”
• In 2014-15 it was ranked as the “Top School in the Northeast for Salary Potential”, ahead of Babson, Princeton, Harvard, MIT and other top schools in the region.
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• In 2015 it was ranked 1st on the list of “30 Great Small Colleges for STEM Degrees."
• In 2015 Ranked 7th in the nation for engineering.
• In 2015 Ranked 9th in the nation for computer science.
• In 2016 it was named as one of the top schools in the nation for getting women into STEM careers.
With the recent announcement of the Power of Stevens $150 million capital campaign, these Major Gift Officers will join an exciting fundraising effort that has grown 508% since 2011.
• Finished the 2015 calendar year $10 million ahead of schedule, positioning us to launch the public phase of the campaign with $85 million in May 2016.
• Increased annual support from alumni, friends and organizations from $5 million in FY11 to $28 million in FY15.
• Achieved a 23% increase in undergraduate alumni donors from FY12 to FY15, and a giving participation rate increase from 15% to 18% in the same time period.
• Alumni event attendance increased from approximately 900 in FY13 to more than 1,550 in FY16, a 75% increase.