Stevenson University Overview
Located in Stevenson, Maryland, Stevenson University is a private not-for-profit institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.
What Is Stevenson University Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at Stevenson.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 32% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Stevenson makes roughly $49,600 a year. This is 22% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
Stevenson University Rankings
Stevenson landed the #434 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.
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 Stevenson.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Stevenson has earned from around the web.
|#5||Highest Paid Film, Video & Photographic Arts Graduates||College Factual|
|#12||Highest Paid Teacher Education Grade Specific Graduates||College Factual|
|#15||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#20||Highest Paid Education Graduates||College Factual|
|#57||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#141||Best Nursing Schools||Nursing Degree Search|
Where Is Stevenson University?
Contact details for Stevenson are given below.
|Address:||1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, MD 21153-0641|
How Do I Get Into Stevenson?
You can apply to Stevenson online at: www.stevenson.edu/admissions-aid/how-apply/
Admission Requirements for Stevenson
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Stevenson?
Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 65%.
Average Test Scores
About 89% of students accepted to Stevenson submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 600. Math scores were between 500 and 590.
Can I Afford Stevenson University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Stevenson, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $8,909 a year. That adds up to $35,636 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Stevenson is 6.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Stevenson University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 502 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,708 full-time undergraduates at Stevenson, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Stevenson University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||718|
|Hispanic or Latino||181|
Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at Stevenson University. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 14 countries are represented at Stevenson. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Sweden, and Nepal.
Online Learning at Stevenson University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Stevenson has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 10th most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Stevenson
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Stevenson University was -0.8%. This is the #2,260 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Stevenson regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Stevenson majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||11%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||14%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||12%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||31%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||12%|
|Visual & Performing Arts||13%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Stevenson 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 Stevenson.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Legal Professions (Other)||#11|
|Legal Support Services||#79|
|Communication & Media Studies||#103|
|Communication & Journalism||#155|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#277|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#343|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#410|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#418|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#466|
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%.
Stevenson 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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