Apart from lecture halls and libraries, the university offers a wide system of activities for students. The tradition of theater, music and dance combined with the creative energy of the bustling Hoboken location has produced a vibrant performing arts community at Stevens Institute of Technology.
The DeBaun Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Stevens offers a wealth of opportunities for students to participate in the performing arts: choral, vocal and piano performances, instrumental ensembles and bands, theatrical productions, dance and technical theater.
Stevens provides a broad range of critical services towards the physical and mental well-being of all students including the Stevens Student Health Center - an acute health care facility that offers professional medical services.
Students have access to the Schaefer Center which includes a swimming pool, fitness center and athletic training center. There is also the Walker Gymnasium, which has an indoor track and an open basketball/volleyball court available for student use. Several group fitness classes, including yoga, indoor cycling, Zumba and bootcamp are held throughout the semester to keep participants motivated and on track.
Stevens offers the very best of both small town and big city living. Its hometown of Hoboken – ranked one of the top college towns in the nation by The Princeton Review – is a lively, pedestrian-friendly community, offering a variety of boutiques, restaurants, parks, cafes and nightlife. Nearby, The New York City is a quick train, bus or ferry ride from Stevens’ waterfront campus on the Hudson River, connecting students to Manhattan’s world-famous culture, business and entertainment.
On campus, in Hoboken, N.J., there are more than 120 clubs and organizations, including about 15 fraternities and sororities. In addition, Stevens Institute of Technology hosts chapters of fifteen social and academic fraternities and sororities, many of which were founded on campus over a century ago. These groups, through their social, academic, leadership and alumni networking programs, are aimed at building lifelong connections among participants and to the Institute.
With over 20 different housing options including on-campus residence halls and apartments in Hoboken, Stevens students have great flexibility in choosing where to live. Housing is guaranteed for four years and more than 60 percent of students choose to live on campus.
Types of Housing include coed dorms, women's dorms, married student apartments, single student apartments, fraternity/sorority housing.
Stevens Institute of Technology is the only school in the country to be ranked in the Top 20 for both "Best Career Placement" (the 6th in the nation in Colleges that Pay You Back, 2016 edition) and "Best Career Services" (the 15th in the nation in Best 380 Colleges, 2016 edition) by The Princeton Review. 95% of students are employed, freelancing or continuing their education six months after graduation in 2016.
The Stevens Career Center supports students in obtaining career outcomes appropriate to their personal goals through career exploration programs, experiential education opportunities and individualized guidance from Career Center Professional staff members.
They engage with the students from their first semester to graduation by providing career planning workshops, corporate site visits and a variety of on-campus recruiting opportunities throughout the year. The organization is privileged to aid corporate, government, and non-profit employers in their efforts to recruit top talent for their organizations.