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Stevens Institute of Technology

As an exchange student, there are a few things you need to know about going to Stevens Institute of Technology. Learn more about the location, the courses and student life! 

Visit their website for more information about studying abroad at Stevens Institute of Technology!


Stevens Institute of Technology is a private research university in Hoboken, New Jersey. Incorporated in 1870, it is one of the oldest technological universities in the United States and was the first college in America solely dedicated to mechanical engineering. The campus encompasses Castle Point, the highest point in Hoboken, and several other buildings around the city.


Stevens is situated in the ideal location, in a top-3 college town (Hoboken) and positioned directly across the Hudson River from New York City -- the financial and cultural hub of the world, and a rising centre of technology innovation. Nicknamed the Mile Square City for its compact size, Hoboken offers an urban lifestyle with a small-town feel.

Take a virtual tour of the campus and explore student life at Stevens.

Level of competitiveness

Less competitive *

The level of competitiveness (Less competitive * / Competitive ** / Very competitive ***) refers to one's chances of being allocated an exchange space at this partner. This is an approximation determined by the number of applications received for this destination during the last academic year versus the total number of exchange spaces available to Queen Mary students. 

Academic Calendar

  • Semester 1: August to December
  • Semester 2: January to May

For more information, visit Stevens Institute of Technology's academic calendar.


All Stevens undergraduate and graduate programs can be accessed in their course catalogue


Find out more about credit transfer and grade conversions.


All Undergraduate Exchange students will be assigned to Stevens Leased Housing, please be aware of the prices, which range from $7,600-$9,900 per semester.

All information about housing and meal plan options and living in Hoboken is available on the Residence Life website

Cost of Living

All costs are approximate and per month:

  • Housing: $1000-$1200
  • Grocery store: $350
  • Utilities (internet, electric bill, phone, etc.): $75
  • Entertainment: $150

Support Services

The Student Wellness Center provides a broad range of critical services towards the physical and mental well-being of all students.  Students can visit Student Health Services, Student Counseling and Psychological Services,  Disability Services, and Wellness Education. 

Campus Life

Stevens is a vibrant community home to more than 100 student clubs and organisations from student government, fraternity and sorority life, community service and more!

Explore student organisations.

Social Media

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Additional Resources

Student handbook 2020-2021