Mission: Stevens institute of technology was founded in 1870. The university is a non-profit research university offering more than 30 undergraduate majors including programs in engineering, the sciences, computer science, business, and the humanities; and graduate level courses in a range of disciplines leading to the masters and phd degrees. Academic research is carried out at every level of the university. The mission of the institute is accomplished by the achievement of the following core goals: providing students with a broad-based, multidisciplinary learning experience in the sciences, engineering, business and liberal arts while stressing the fundamental concepts, techniques and attitudes that underlie different branches of technology; promoting the personal development of the student, demonstrated by a sense of ethical responsibility, awareness of the societal impact of their professions, development of leadership and team skills, and a love of learning; creating knowledge through worl
Programs: Educational instruction: in the academic year 2016-17, stevens' enrollment was 3115 undergraduate students and 3798 graduate students. 638 students graduated with bachelor of engineering, science or arts degrees, 1471 students received master's in engineering, science, business administration or arts. 56 phd degrees were also conferred. In addition, stevens collaborated with numerous domestic and international universities and other educational programs to provide courses and training to international students. Stevens emphasizes innovation and teaches entrepreneurship throughout its curriculum with the aim of enabling the integration of technological and market knowledge.
student life: stevens institute maintains a 55 acre campus in hoboken, new jersey and provides students with on campus and off campus housing as well as several dining facilities. Close interactions between professors and students allow for greater academic and social development. There are over 115 clubs, organizations and varsity sports that offer the students ample opportunity to participate, broaden and enrich their student life. The s. C. Williams library serves as the institute's intellectual, cultural and social center capitalizing on a resourceful staff and new technologies to foster a stimulating environment for teaching, learning and scientific discovery.
research: the research enterprise includes academic research, national research centers and cross-disciplinary research initiatives with affiliated organizations and infrastructure. Creative and entrepreneural research is an integral part of the stevens mission. The university has been recognized by both the u. S. Department of defense and the department of homeland security as a national center of excellence in the areas of systems engineering, port security and information assurance.