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The Stevens Institute of Technology, one of the top 70 schools in the nation, is a private research university located in Hoboken, New Jersey. Named after the Stevens family, who were known as “America’s First Family of Inventors,” the college opened in 1870 after Edwin A. Stevens left money for its establishment in his will. Stevens Institute of Technology was the first college in the U.S. dedicated to mechanical engineering, as well as one of the oldest technological universities in the nation. The school’s motto is “Through adversity to the stars.” Two people affiliated with the university have won the Nobel Prize: Frederick Reines, who graduated in 1939 and won for physics, and Irving Langmuir, who taught chemistry from 1906 to 1909 and won for chemistry. Notable alumni include filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, YouTube star Marques Brownlee, mechanical engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor, businessman Sandeep Lakhmi Mathrani, U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte and engineer Beatrice Hicks. The school’s colors are gray and Stevens red, and its mascot is Attila the Duck. Its sports affiliations are Division III – Empire 8, ECAC and MAISA. Varsity sports offered include men’s baseball, basketball, cross country, golf and fencing, and women’s basketball, cross country, lacrosse, swimming and tennis.
Hoboken is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 50,005, having grown by 11,428 from 38,577 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 5,180 from the 33,397 in the 1990 Census. Hoboken is part of the New York metropolitan area and is the site of Hoboken Terminal, a major transportation hub for the tri-state region. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, more than 100 to choose from
Greek Life:Important, 37 percent of students participate
Party Scene:Standard, mostly on the weekends