Stetson University

Stetson University, DeLand, Florida

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As we approach the university you have a distinct sense that you are in the south, where southern hospitality abounds. Florida doesn’t seem to feel like the true south but at Stetson, there is a welcoming southern flair. As you drive through the quaint downtown it brings you right into the traditional campus, where exploration awaits.

• Private
• Undergraduate enrollment – 3,150
• Admit rate – 68%
• Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA
• Retention rate – 78%
• Mid 50% SAT/ACT range – 540-650/23-29, Test Optional, 3.86 weighted GPA
• Student to faculty ratio – 13:1
• Established 1883
• Hillel House being built
• $242M endowment
• Daytona Beach and other beaches within 20 – 30 minutes
• Honors Program
• DeLand campus houses all undergraduate students
• Vibrant downtown/Main Street
• Plenty of events going on in town
• Small town feel
• Sky diving and hot air balloon capital of the world, due to the excellent and consistent weather
• Students are from 45 states, 1/3 of students from out of state, 5% international
• Average class size – 20
• 95% of faculty hold terminal degrees
• A lot of faculty/student interaction
• 4 colleges and schools – College of Arts and Sciences, School of Music, School of Business, College of Law
• 106 programs – 57 majors, 49 minors, can design your own major
• D1 sports – 17 teams
• 30% involved in Greek life, 7 sororities and 7 fraternities
• Sky diving and scuba diving club
• Community service oriented
• Many study abroad opportunities worldwide
• Merit scholarships up to $35k
• Average financial aid award – $38k
• Talent scholarships available
• Can shadow a student for a day
• Strong Business Program
• Students receive $3.5m to trade

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