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Founded in 1883, the Stetson University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of DeLand (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Florida. This institution also has a branch campus in Gulfport. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Stetson University (SU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Stetson University (SU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 140-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Stetson University's Control Typeprivate


Stetson University's Entity Typenon-profit


Stetson University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Stetson University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Acronym SU
Founded 1883
Motto Pro Deo et Veritate
For God and Truth
Colours Green and white
Mascot John B.

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University Location

Address 421 N Woodland Boulevard
32723 Florida
United States
Stetson University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Stetson University Phone Number +1 (386) 822 7000
Stetson University Fax Number +1 (386) 822 7112
Other locations Gulfport

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Stetson University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Stetson University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Stetson University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Stetson University.

Stetson University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 50,000 US$
(over 45,570 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
over 50,000 US$
(over 45,570 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Stetson University's admission information.

Stetson University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Stetson University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Stetson University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Stetson University's acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.

Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

Secondary school GPA is required Secondary school rank is recommended Secondary school record is required Completion of college-preparatory program is required Recommendations are required Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended Admission test scores are required TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended Source: IPDES

Stetson University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Stetson University requires international applicants who are not from an English-speaking country or have not attended an English-speaking school for at least three years to provide proof of English proficiency.

For more information about international students admissions, please visit https://www.stetson.edu/administration/admissions/international-students.php

Stetson University's Admission Office Admission Office

Campus Box 8378
DeLand 32723
(386) 822 7100
800 688 0101

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Stetson University.

Stetson University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Stetson University has an enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Stetson University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).

Stetson University's Control Type Control Type

Stetson University is a private higher education institution.

Stetson University's Entity Type Entity Type

Stetson University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Stetson University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Stetson University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Stetson University's Disabled Students Friendliness Disabled Students %

This institution has a high percentage of disabled students making it particularly disability-friendly.

Religious Affiliation

Stetson University does not have any religious affiliation (formerly Baptist).

Carnegie Classification


The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...

The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Stetson University's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with Arts & Sciences

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Stetson University's main facilities:

Stetson University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Stetson University's Library

Stetson University's library has a main branch on the DeLand campus. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2022 the library reported 306,679 physical volumes, 100,470 physical media, 175,800 digital/electronic media and 398 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 38 full-time employees, including 15 librarians. Stetson University's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source IPEDS.

Stetson University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the Stetson University provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,052 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Stetson University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Stetson University provides a diverse range of sport activities and facilities:

  • Intramural Sports:
    • 3v3 Basketball
    • 6v6 Soccer
    • Disc Golf
    • Flag Football
    • Indoor Futsal Soccer
    • Softball
    • Basketball
    • Floor Hockey
    • Trivia
    • RC Racing
    • Arrow Tag
    • Volleyball
  • Club Sports:
    • Aikido
    • Baseball
    • Clay Target Team
    • Color Guard
    • Equestrian
    • Running
    • Scuba Diving
    • Soccer (M)
    • Soccer (W)
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Volleyball (W)
    • Surfing
    • Tennis
    • Table Tennis
    • Track
  • Intercollegiate Sports:
    • Baseball
    • Men's and Women's Basketball
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Men's and Women's Cross Country
    • Football
    • Men's and Women's Golf
    • Lacrosse
    • Men's and Women's Rowing
    • Men's and Women's Soccer
    • Softball
    • Men's and Women's Tennis
    • Volleyball

Stetson University's sports facilities include:

  • Hollis Center
  • Athletic Training Center
  • Mandy Stoll Tennis Center
  • Cooper Beach Courts
  • Patricia Wilson Field (Softball)
  • Melching Field (Baseball)
  • Spec Martin Stadium (Football)
  • Edmunds Center (Basketball/Volleyball)
  • Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center (Rowing)
  • Edinger Golf Complex

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Stetson University's main services:

Stetson University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Stetson University offers various financial aids to students. These include:

  • Undergraduate scholarships
  • Grants
  • Work-study opportunities
  • Loans

For more information on financial aid at Stetson University, please refer to the university's official website: https://www.stetson.edu/administration/financial-aid/

Stetson University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Stetson University offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:

  • Faculty-Led Programs
  • Exchange Partners
  • Affiliated Programs

Through these programs, Stetson University provides students with more than 100 study abroad options around the world in various academic areas, including more than 20 Exchange Partners. Some of the countries included in recent study abroad opportunities are:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Netherlands
  • Nicaragua
  • Poland
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom

Stetson University also offers various summer programs in different locations and academic fields. Examples of recent summer programs include business courses in Austria and Scotland, music courses in Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom, and arts and sciences courses in Singapore, South Africa, the UK, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Mexico. The university's Faculty-Led opportunities include both summer and semester break options, with rotating locations and academic focuses. Stetson is committed to expanding its Faculty-Led programs. Additionally, there are internship opportunities available in Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania, and Latin America.

Stetson University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some courses via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

Stetson University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Stetson University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


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Stetson University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Stetson University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Stetson University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • American Chemical Society
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Stetson University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • ASUN Conference
  • Pioneer Football League
  • Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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