Stetson University Overview
Stetson University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in DeLand, Florida. The location of Stetson is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Stetson University Known For?
- The student loan default rate at Stetson is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Stetson.
- In 2017-2018, 69% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Stetson bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,200 a year. That's about 6% more than their peers at other schools.
- It takes the average Stetson student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Stetson University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Stetson.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Stetson has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Stetson University?
Contact details for Stetson are given below.
|Address:||421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32723|
How Do I Get Into Stetson?
You can apply to Stetson online at: www.stetson.edu/administration/admissions/apply/
Admission Requirements for Stetson
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Stetson?
Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 66%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.
Can I Afford Stetson University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Stetson, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $8,226 a year. That adds up to $32,904 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Stetson is 2.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Stetson University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,246 graduate students at the school.
Of the 3,133 full-time undergraduates at Stetson, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Stetson University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||257|
|Hispanic or Latino||573|
Florida students aren't the only ones who study at Stetson University. At this time, 33 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 71 countries are represented at Stetson. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and Venezuela.
Online Learning at Stetson University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Stetson has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 61st most popular in Florida for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Stetson
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Stetson University was 16.2%. This is the #1,025 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Stetson regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Stetson majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||19%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||24%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Stetson ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Stetson.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Business Administration & Management||#303|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#383|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Stetson University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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