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I picked Stevens because of it boasted aroundEngineering Department
I picked Stevens because of it boasted around 98% acceptance rate for medical schools. Upon trying to apply to medical schools, I realized why it was so high. The Stevens Health Professions Advisory Committee only recommends students with very high GPAs. If you don't have at least a 3.8, they reject you and prevent you from applying. The same applies to their seemingly high employment rate and starting salaries. Very few people actually get good jobs out of college. Stevens selects only the lucky few for their statistics. If you try to report that you're unemployed, they ignore you. After looking for a job for around 11 months, I finally found one as an assembler for $10/hr. At this rate it would take until I'm 49 to pay off my loans if I hadn't received scholarships. Don't waste your time with this school.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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Make sure you know what you want toQuite BrightOther
Make sure you know what you want to do for sure, otherwise you will end up with a huge debt by staying at the school switching to any of the limited majors they have.

However here's the lowdown...

Beautiful skyline
Lots of boys to choose from (if you are a girl)
Proximity to NYC
Small Classes
Decent engineering
Co-Op program
Financial Aid

Professors (a good number) don't speak English.
Small and disgusting dorms.
Few girls (if you are a guy)
No sense of college spirit
No football team
Brutal winters (beware if you are not used to snow and wind x100)
Not a whole lot of majors to choose from
No sense of social life...
So if you can put up 4+ years with the above negatives, good. On the other hand, if you are the kind of person that likes a big college with a football team, be warned.

It's costly and it killed my social life for 2+ years. :(However these are my own experiences, yours might be different...

2nd Year Female -- Class 2013
Individual Value: B-, Faculty Accessibility: F
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I attended Stevens in the late 1990's.Physics
I attended Stevens in the late 1990's. DO NOT GO HERE. It was the worse mistake I ever made. I started off in engineering physics and finished in physics AND did not receive a DEGREE from them. I had many mishaps with some of the faculty and Administration. Dean Gallois told me he would get back to me in the Spring and I did not hear from him until it was too late in the Fall. The education is poor. I did have one good instructor Norman Horing who may have retired by now. This school is a BUSINESS. They are unwilling to take student concerns seriously. I did not benefit by going here.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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