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Well first of all, Stevens is ranked #Not so brightElectrical Engineering
Well first of all, Stevens is ranked # 88, not #2, I have no idea where that could have come from. It is not a bad school, but not comparable to the best ones. It is certainly true that you get a broad curriculum. I think the curriculum is too broad that they could narrow it and focus more on your career subjects, and do the classes more challenging. This would be a good school to attend if you're not sure about what you will study, but don't expect it to be a challenging school.
1st Year Female -- Class 2007
Useful Schoolwork: A+, Innovation: C-
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Stevens Institute of Technology is an excellent school.Quite BrightChemistry
Stevens Institute of Technology is an excellent school. It's very challenging, but not impossible, and you have to work extremely hard to get A's. If you aren't motivated and studious, don't bother coming. I'm only a freshman at Stevens, and so far I absolutely love it. The faculty is very helpful, and the students are friendly. The school is small, so for the most part, everyone knows eachother. The location is EXCELLENT! Campus is located in the heart of Hoboken, New Jersey, just a ferry ride away from NYC. I find Stevens very difficult, you have to attend classes and be willing to spend many hours studying and doing work, but in the end it pays off. Stevens is ranked the #2 engineering school in the U.S. You're guaranteed a well-paying job upon graduation. I'm a chemical biology major, and I want to inform all the prospective students that Stevens is not a well-rounded school. It is a technical school - all about science and math. There are no "easy classes" or Gen. Ed. classes like at other schools. I'd recommend Stevens to anyone who wants to succeed. You have to work hard, but you'll love it, as long as you're willing to put in the hours. It's been the best experience of my life.
1st Year Female -- Class 2006
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Stevens is the best engineering and science universityElectrical Engineering
Stevens is the best engineering and science university in the east. In my opinion, my experience is quite the opposite of the other reviewer who says that Stevens encourages narrow thinking. Stevens has the broadest engineering curriculum of any (152 credits), please contrast this with a typical university in which the engineering school is only a small part of a greater liberal arts base- you don't get a well-rounded engineering education since there isn't enough time to go beyond one's direct major (electrical, mechanical, chemical, etc). and you also dont get that well-rounded a liberal arts. Stevens gives the most well-rounded technological education with sufficient humanities to be educated in more than just engineering, at the expense of a very heavy workload. In all of my professional engagements since graduation, and now as a consulting engineer, the rigorous education I received at Stevens has given me an advantage among less-well prepared peers from other schools. I strongly recommend Stevens to only the best and brightest of high school students, who want to work very hard to get a degree that means you really learned your profession in great depth. Stevens is not a place for slackers or partyers, you will be gone in the first year if you do.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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