Website: www.stetson.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,150
Undergraduate
Students
(56.1%) 1,767 Women
(43.9%) 1,383 Men
1,191
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
68% of 13,330 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
March 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.84
SAT Math
550-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
617 average
570-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$65,698
Tuition and Fees
$47,630
Room and Board
$13,868
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$41,536
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,399
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
266
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

DeLand Population
28,237
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Orlando
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
64% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hatter
Sororities
32% of women participate
Fraternities
29% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.7% Asian
8.6% Black/African-American
18.5% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.7% White
1.3% Unknown
International Students
5.8% from 64 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
58%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 2  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some July 15
SAT Only Considered if submitted July 15
ACT Only Considered if submitted July 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Not used if submitted July 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
421 North Woodland Boulevard
City, State, Zip
DeLand, FL 32723
Phone
(386) 822-7100
Fax
(386) 822-8832
E-mail
admissions@stetson.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 1, January 15
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
68% of 13,330 applicants were admitted
Women
70% of 8,316 applicants were admitted
Men
66% of 5,014 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
923 (10%) of 9,121 admitted students enrolled
Women
533 (9%) of 5,798 admitted students enrolled
Men
440 (13%) of 3,323 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
977
Students Accepting Wait List Position
965
Students Admitted From Wait List
436

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.84
3.75 and Above
61%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
7%
2.50 - 2.99
6%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
550-640 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
8%
Score of 600 - 700
37%
Score of 500 - 600
49%
Score of 400 - 500
5%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
617 average
570-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
12%
Score of 600 - 700
53%
Score of 500 - 600
33%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
23%
Score of 24 - 29
49%
Score of 18 - 23
27%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 22%
Top quarter: 54%
Top half: 86%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
1%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$65,698
Tuition and Fees
$47,630
Room and Board
$13,868
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$3,000
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline November 1
Award Notification
On or about March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001531
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
792 (87.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
702 (85.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
702 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
176 (24.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$41,536
Need-Based Gift
Received by 697 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,442
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 468 (66.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,886
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 154 (24.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
167 (20.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $28,490

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,302 (76.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,095 (91.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,095 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
444 (20.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Award
$38,914
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,069 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,490
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,455 (71.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,090
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 371 (17.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
814 (26.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $25,352

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
67%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,399
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,430
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Aquatic Biology/Limnology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Digital Arts
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • Selling Skills and Sales Operations
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Voice and Opera
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Social sciences, Psychology, Visual and performing arts
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, forestry, environmental management with Duke University, public administration with American University
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
266
Part-Time Faculty
166
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
58%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 48% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 63% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
584,825
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
600
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Jurisprudence, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Accountancy, Executive Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Law
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Juris Doctor

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Law

Location and Setting


DeLand Population
28,237
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Orlando
Campus Size
159 acres

Weather

Temperature
46.9 average low in January, 88 average high in September
Rain
115 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
DeLand
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in DeLand

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
64% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hatter
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x  
Golf   x x x
Lacrosse x x    
Sand Volleyball x x    
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf   x
Lacrosse x x
Sand Volleyball x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x  
Golf x x
Lacrosse    
Sand Volleyball    
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
golf
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, sand volleyball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, caribbean student association, fellowship of christian athletes, kaleidoscope (promotes inclusivity), black student association, hatter productions
Sororities
32% of women participate
Fraternities
29% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,150
Women
1,767 (56.1%)
Men
1,383 (43.9%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
3,111
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.7% Asian
8.6% Black/African-American
18.5% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.7% White
1.3% Unknown
International Students.
5.8% from 64 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
1,191

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
54.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
60.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
62.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
58%
Average Starting Salary
58%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 7.5%
Law 9.2%
Arts and Sciences 14%
Medicine 5.4%
Other 10.2%

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