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Stetson University

DeLand, FL

At A Glance

Main Address

421 N Woodland Blvd Unit 8378

Deland, FL 32723-8421

https://www.stetson.edu/home/

Admission Office

Campus Box 8378

DeLand, FL 32723

(386) 822-7100

Fax : (386) 822-7112

admissions@stetson.edu

Contact : Dana Simmons

Director of Enrollment Operations and Communications

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 5630

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 65.0%

Total undergraduates : 3,183

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 934

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 82.0%

Average financial aid package : $43,440.00

In-State Tuition : $49,500.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $49,500.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Application rolling begin : Sep 1

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : Nov 1

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : --

Early Decision And Action

Early action application due : Nov 1

College will notify student of early action admission by : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Jul 15

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Nov 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : May 1

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : Aug 10

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 13 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 65.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 77.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 33.0%
Social Sciences : 10.0%
Psychology : 9.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 9.0%
Biology : 7.0%
Health Professions : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization B
Russian Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Aquatic Biology/Limnology B
Biochemistry B
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B M
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance, General B
International Business/Trade/Commerce B
Management Information Systems, General B
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B
Selling Skills and Sales Operations B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Communication, General B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science B
Computer and Information Sciences, General B

Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services M
Education, General M
Educational Leadership and Administration, General M
Elementary Education and Teaching B
Music Teacher Education B

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing M
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
French Language and Literature B
German Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General B
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling M
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor M

History
History, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Studies D

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Physics, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Social Sciences
Economics, General B
International Relations and Affairs B
Political Science and Government, General B
Social Sciences, General B
Sociology B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation B
Digital Arts B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Fine/Studio Arts, General B
Keyboard Instruments B
Music Performance, General B
Music Theory and Composition B
Music, General B
Stringed Instruments B
Voice and Opera B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Double Major

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Washington Semester

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

600 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Dorms, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Computer repair service available on campus

Where Graduates Go

Within one year of receiving their bachelor’s degree:

Law : 2.0%

Business : 6.0%

Medical : 1.0%

Other : 10.0%

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : geological museum, greenhouse with growth chambers, digital arts laboratory, software development lab, aquatic research station, art center, environmental learning classroom, political archives, native plant landscape/garden, neuroscience research lab, DNA sequencing lab, courtroom classrooms, trading room and investment lab, 6 Beckerath organs, outdoor recreation and sport facilities including simplicity stables

Geographic Location : 20 miles from Daytona Beach, 40 miles from Orlando.

Large Town

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 3,183

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 934

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,135

Graduate enrollment : 1,246

Student General Information

All students average age : 20

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 75.0%

Out of state students : 25.0%

Part Time students : 1.0%

Percentage of males : 43.0%

Percentage of females : 57.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 5.0%

Black African American : 8.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 18.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 1.0%

White : 58.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 6.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Students are required to live on campus until they have earned 90 credit hours.

24.0% Men who Join Fraternities

23.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : The Reporter

Student Newspaper URL : http://hatternetwork.com/

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 83.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 65.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Married Students

Apartments For Single Students

Men's Housing

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Women's Housing

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Fraternity/Sorority Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $200.00

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Hatters

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Scholarship

Club

NCAA Division IAA

NCAA Division I

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Financial aid counseling

Minority students services

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Chaplain/spiritual director

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Women's services

Economically disadvantaged students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Academic Support Programs

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Reduced course load

Writing center

Learning center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

Y

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

Y

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

Y

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's Club

Women's Club

Men's NCAA Division I

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Equestrian

Men's Club

Women's Club

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division IAA

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Lacrosse

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division I

Rowing (Crew)

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division I

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Women's NCAA Division I

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's Club

Women's NCAA Division I

Other Sports : club sports: Aikido, bass fishing, cycling, running, dance, scuba diving, running,skeet and trap, surfing, e-sports, clay target team intramural sports: Battleship, floor hockey, bracket, basketball scrimmages, kickball, trivia, Arrow Tag, dodgeball, Futsal Soccer


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $50.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 13,005

Admitted : 9,410

Enrolled : 934

Somewhat selective 72.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : 6,820

Admitted early action : 5,469

Plan Available for early admission : Early action - not restrictive

Offered place on waitlist : 760

Number accepting place : 751

Accepted from list : 364



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Application Essay

Character/Personal Qualities

Class Rank

Extracurricular Activities

Interview

Recommendations

Standardized Test Scores

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Considered

Alumni Relation

Geographical Residence

Racial/Ethnic Status

State Residency

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Considered if submitted: ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT

Required for some: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

SAT Subject Tests

AP

CLEP

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Applications reviewed individually and holistically, taking into consideration qualities of academic preparation (which includes both rigor of course work and grades), extracurricular activities, leadership potential, potential for adding a unique perspective, individual talents and character, recommendations, and, with the exception of test score optional candidates, ACT/SAT.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 23.0%

Top Quarter : 56.0%

Top Half : 87.0%

Bottom Half : 13.0%

Bottom Quarter : 1.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 17.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 13.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 7.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 4.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 10.0%

600 - 699 : 51.0%

500 - 599 : 36.0%

400 - 499 : 3.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 8.0%

600 - 699 : 38.0%

500 - 599 : 48.0%

400 - 499 : 6.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 22.0%

24 - 29 : 47.0%

18 - 23 : 31.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 7.0%

24 - 29 : 49.0%

18 - 23 : 34.0%

12 - 17 : 10.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 30.0%

24 - 29 : 32.0%

18 - 23 : 35.0%

12 - 17 : 3.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Maximum of 11.25 units (45 credits) to be awarded on the basis of approved precollege examinations. Credit is not awarded in the same subject for two examinations (such as AP and IB).

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

3

0

Social Studies

2

0

Foreign Language

2

0

Academic Electives

0

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 54.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 30.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

540 - 640

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

570 - 660

ACT Composite

22 - 29


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

4

ARTS 181

All

4

8

ARTS 102A/ARTS 181

All

3-D Art and Design

3

4

ARTS 182

All

4

8

ARTS 102A/ARTS 182

All

Art History

3

4

ARTH 180

All

4

8

ARTH 241A/ARTH 180

All

Biology

3

4

BIOL 180

All

4

8

BIOL 141P & BIOL 142P

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH 180

All

4

4

MATH 141Q

All

Calculus BC

3

4

MATH 180

All

4

8

MATH 141Q & MATH 142Q

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 180

All

4

4

CHEM 141P

All

5

8

CHEM 141P, CHEM 142P

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

4

LANG 182

All

4

8

CHIN 102/LANG 182

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

4

POLI 180

All

Computer Science A

3

4

CSCI 111

All

4

4*

CSCI 141

All

Computer Science Principles

3

4

CSCI 180

All

4

8

CSCI 111

All

Drawing

3

1

ARTS 180

All

4

8

ARTS 102A/ARTS 180

All

English Language and Composition

3

4

ENGL 180

All

4

8

ENGL 189/ENGL 141

All

English Literature and Composition

3

1

ENGL 180

All

4

8

ENGL 180 /ENGL 181

All

Environmental Science

3

8

ENSS 112P

All

3

4

ENSS 112P

All

European History

3

4

EL 180

All

4

4

HIST 103H

All

French Language and Culture

3

4

LANG 180

All

4

8

FREN 201/LANG 180

All

German Language and Culture

3

4

LANG 180

All

4

8

GERM 201/LANG 180

All

Human Geography

3

4

ENSS 112P

All

4

8

ENSS 112P

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

4

LANG 182

All

4

8

ITAL 101/LANG 182

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

4

LANG 182

All

4

8

LANG 180/LANG 181

All

Latin

3

4

EL 180

All

Macroeconomics

3

4

ECON 180

All

3

4

EL 180

All

Microeconomics

3

4

EL 180

All

4

4

ECON 180

All

Music Theory

3

4

MUSC 180

All

Physics 1

3

4

PHYS 180

All

4

4

PHYS 121P

All

Physics 2

3

4

PHYS 180

All

4

4

PHYS 122P

All

Physics B

3

4

PHYS 180

All

4

8

PHYS 121P/122P

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHYS 180

All

4

4

PHYS 122P

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHYS 180

All

4

4

PHYS 121P

All

Psychology

3

4

PSYC 180

All

4

4

PSYC 101S

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

4

LANG 180

All

4

8

SPAN 201/LANG 180

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

4

LANG 181

All

4

8

SPAN 202/LANG 180

All

Statistics

3

1

MATH 180

All

4

4

MATH 125Q

All

United States Government and Politics

3

4

POLI 180

All

4

4

POLI 101S

All

United States History

3

4

EL 180

All

4

4

HIST 152H

All

World History: Modern

3

1

EL 180

All

4

4

HIST 104H

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

55

3

Biology

56

8

Calculus with Elementary Functions

55

4

Chemistry

50

8

College Algebra

55

3

French I

57

10

German I

56

10

History of United States I

60

3

History of United States II

60

3

Human Growth and Development

51

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

55

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

60

3

Introductory Sociology

53

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

60

3

Principles of Management

60

3

Principles of Marketing

60

3

Principles of Microeconomics

60

3

Spanish I

56

10

Western Civilization I

60

3

Western Civilization II

60

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 85.0%

% of loans / jobs : 15.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 74.0%

% Judged to have need : 90.0%

% that were offered aid : 90.0%

% that had need fully met : 23.0%

% of need met : 82.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $43,440.00

Avg non need-based aid : $29,477.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $35,451.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,435.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $32,601.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Nov 1

Respond By Date : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Heidi Goldsworthy

Financial aid office phone : (386) 822-7120

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,237.50

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Athletics

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Athletics

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

ROTC

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

External finance company

Installment payment

ROTC Programs

ROTC, Air Force : Offered at a cooperating institution

ROTC, Army : Offered at a cooperating institution

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$49,500.00

$49,500.00

$49,500.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$49,500.00

$49,500.00

$49,500.00

Room and board:

$14,540.00

$14,540.00

$1,600.00

Books and supplies:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Transportation expenses:

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$68,240.00

$68,240.00

$55,300.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$68,240.00

$68,240.00

$55,300.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Lacrosse

Available

Rowing (Crew)

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2.75

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 64

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 64

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 64

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 701

Transfers admitted percentage: 54.0%

Transfers admitted: 379

Transfers enrolled percentage: 17.0%

Transfers enrolled: 125

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 47.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 53.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

Previous college record most important. 3.0 GPA recommended.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $50.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $49,500.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $14,540.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $14,540.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $1,237.50

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $6,730,404.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 166

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 91

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 79

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students