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Admissions Overview

Stevens is technology driven. Our faculty are experts in their fields and experienced in industry. We deliver that expertise and experience to you. Stevens takes rigorous theory and links it to practical applications that have societal impact. That’s the DNA at Stevens!

Learn more below about application requirements for a multi-disciplinary, design-based, 100% online education from Stevens Institute of Technology.

Program Admission Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree

    Minimum GPA of 3.0 from an accredited institution. Degree required to begin program; completion not required at time of application.

  • College Transcripts

    You may submit unofficial transcripts during the application process. After admission, you will be required to submit official transcripts.

  • Two letters of recommendation

    Faculty members and/or professional colleagues.


    Required for international students.

  • Statement of Purpose

    Optional, but strongly recommended.

  • Resume

    Optional, but strongly recommended.

Master of Science in Computer Science

Our MSCS graduate students are passionate scientists, engineers and developers, looking to advance their careers and expertise for roles in computer system analysis, programming, database administration, software development, software quality assurance, or web developing.

While not required, most of our MSCS students enter the program with experience/knowledge in the following areas:

  • AVA Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Computer Organization & Programming

Master of Science in Data Science

Our MSDS graduate students have a strong acumen for data analysis and a solid mathematical and/or computer science background and are looking to take the next step in their career as a data scientist or analyst, statistician, network engineer, AI research scientist or data analytics specialist.

While not required, most of our MSDS students enter the program with experience/knowledge in the following areas:

  • Multivariable Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Probability theory (probability and statistics)
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, R or MATLAB

If you have any questions about the background required, please reach out to an enrollment advisor to discuss more or (551) 277-2702.


Application fee waivers are available for the following applicants: corporate partners, alumni, Stevens’ employees, Stevens’ current students, and veterans.


Per Credit (30 Credits)


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Key Dates &

Now enrolling for May 2021.

Apply now

February 16, 2021

Early Submit

Application fee waiver

March 22, 2021

Priority Submit

Application fee waiver

April 19, 2021

Final Submit

Final application deadline

May 20, 2021

Classes Start

Summer 2021 Cohort

Financial Aid

As a graduate student, you may qualify for federal support in the form of loans. We strongly encourage every eligible graduate student to apply for federal financial aid, even if you don’t demonstrate an exceptional financial need. Applying for federal aid is one of the largest and most common ways for graduate students to finance advanced study, and a key part of making your program more affordable.


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Contact our admissions team with any questions.

A major part of an affordable Stevens education.

Your eligibility is determined by the information you provide on your FAFSA, which you must file each academic year. We outline the basics for you here, but be sure to refer to the Federal Student Aid website for full information.

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