Stetson University

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School Overview

Stetson University, located in the city of DeLand in the Central Florida region, is a private four-year undergraduate university that is comprised of four academic colleges that offer bachelor’s and master’s degrees in several fields of study including Business, Accounting, Education, English, Law and Music. As recent as 2013, U.S. News and World Report ranked Stetson the 3rd best American college among Southern Masters-granting higher education institutions. Washington Monthly ranked Stetson University 11th in the nation for research and 13th for service.

General Information

Admission Office

Campus Box 8378

DeLand, FL 32723

(386) 822-7100

(800) 688-0101

Fax: (386) 822-7112

Contact: Deborah Thompson

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Campus Life
Main Address

421 North Woodland Boulevard

DeLand, FL 32723

(386) 822-7000

Total undergrads: 2,222

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 588

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,186

Graduate enrollment: 393


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 54%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 77%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $28,780 $30,216 $31,770 $33,424 +5.21%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,200 +20.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,968 $8,436 $8,934 $9,820 +9.92%
Other $1,620 $1,620 $1,716 $1,950 +13.64%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $7,968 $8,436 $8,934 $9,820 +9.92%
Other $1,620 $1,620 $1,716 $1,950 +13.64%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $39,368 $41,272 $43,420 $46,394 +6.85%
In-state Off Campus $39,368 $41,272 $43,420 $46,394 +6.85%
In-state with Family $29,780 $31,216 $32,770 $34,624 +5.66%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $13,050
In-state Student Fees $0
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $13,050
Out-of-state Student Fees $0

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 610 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 608 99% $13,068,706 $21,495
• Federal grants 157 25% $818,545 $5,214
• Pell grants 150 24% $548,980 $3,660
• Other Federal grants 146 24% $269,565 $1,846
Local and state government scholarships or grants 491 80% $2,916,750 $5,940
Institutional scholarships or grants 603 98% $9,333,411 $15,478
Student loans 367 59% $2,073,221 $5,649
• Federal student loans 365 59% $1,884,775 $5,164
• Other student loans 14 2% $188,446 $13,460

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOC/PHD AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 515 242 349 29
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 6
American/united States Studies/civilization 1
Latin American Studies 1
Russian Studies 4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 36
Aquatic Biology/limnology 2
Biochemistry 3
Biology/biological Sciences, General 28
Molecular Biology 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 221 158
Accounting 20 17
Business Administration and Management, General 79 141
Business/managerial Economics 2
E-commerce/electronic Commerce 1
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies 12
Finance, General 61
International Business/trade/commerce 15
Management Information Systems, General 4
Marketing/marketing Management, General 27
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer Science 3
Education 30 65 1
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 9
Curriculum and Instruction
Education, General
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities 1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 41 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 17
Music Teacher Education 12
Reading Teacher Education 14
Secondary Education and Teaching 1
English Language and Literature/letters 22 2
English Language and Literature, General 22 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 13
French Language and Literature 5
German Language and Literature 3
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 2 17
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist 1
Health/health Care Administration/management 1
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 8
Mental Health Counseling/counselor 9
History 10
History, General 10
Legal Studies, General 1 349 28
Advanced Legal Research/studies, General 14
International Law and Legal Studies 14
Law 349
Pre-law Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 7
Humanities/humanistic Studies 7
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Mathematics, General 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 7
Environmental Science 7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 15
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 4
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 11
Physical Sciences 5
Chemistry, General 3
Physics, General 2
Psychology 38
Psychology, General 38
Social Sciences 43
Economics, General
Geography 3
International Relations and Affairs 3
Political Science and Government, General 29
Social Sciences, General 1
Sociology 7
Visual and Performing Arts 54
Art/art Studies, General 6
Digital Arts 9
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
Keyboard Instruments 5
Music Performance, General 9
Music Technology 1
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General 2
Music, Other 15
Stringed Instruments
Voice and Opera 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Theory/Composition B
Music technology, orchestral instrument B
Stringed Instruments B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Aquatic Biology/Limnology B
Biochemistry B
Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Web/Multimedia Design B


Biology Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health Services – General B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Stetson University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (386) 822-7000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32723
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,429
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 62%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,168 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $47,630
Out-of-state Tuition: $47,630
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $37,406

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Stetson University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Stetson University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 92
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 32
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 112
History 1
Legal Professions and Studies 2
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 7
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 1579

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Stetson University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $47,630
Out-of-state $47,630
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $16,304
Out-of-state $16,304

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 895 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 895 100% $37,406
Student loan aid 542 61% $8,240

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,100 98% $34,276
Federal student loans 1,595 51% $6,770

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Stetson University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Stetson University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 13,005 4,850 8,155
Percent admitted 100% 70% 74%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 8% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Stetson University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,429
Undergraduate enrollment 3,183
Graduate enrollment 1,246

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Stetson University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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