Stetson University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$51,960
3.01% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$25,756
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.08%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
93.8%
7,344 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,928
88.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
63.7%
515 Graduates

About

Stetson University is a higher education institution located in Volusia County, FL. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Stetson University were Law (260 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 1,227 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Stetson University. 57% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (770 degrees), 3.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (210 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Stetson University is $51,960, which is $27,964 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Stetson University is $51,960, which is $27,964 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,756.

In 2022, 96% of undergraduate students attending Stetson University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$51,960
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Stetson University was $51,960. The cost of tuition at Stetson University is $27,964 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$25,756
2022 Value
27%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Stetson University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,756. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Stetson University grew by 27%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,910
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Stetson University was of $14,910 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.54% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Stetson University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.04% with respect to 2021, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.08%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Stetson University was 1.08%, which represents 11 out of the 1019 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Stetson University received 7,344 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 20.7% annual growth. Out of those 7,344 applicants, 6,889 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,928 students enrolled at Stetson University in 2022. 25% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Stetson University has an overall enrollment yield of 9.67%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
6,889
Accepted Out of 7,344

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Stetson University was 93.8% (6,889 admissions from 7,344 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 91.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 20.7%, while admissions declined by −18.8%..

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SAT Scores

25%
Submission Percentage (2022)
165
Scores Submitted (2022)

25% of enrolled first-time students at Stetson University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Stetson University had a total enrollment of 3,928 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Stetson University is 3,486 students and the part-time enrollment is 442. This means that 88.7% of students enrolled at Stetson University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Stetson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.9% White, 18.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9.85% Black or African American, 4.56% Two or More Races, 2.34% Asian, 0.331% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Stetson University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.1%), followed by White Male (22.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38%), followed by White Male (29.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Stetson University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,928 students. The full-time enrollment at Stetson University is 3,486 and the part-time enrollment is 442. This means that 88.7% of students enrolled at Stetson University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Stetson University was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Stetson University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,234 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    723 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    387 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Stetson University is 56.9% White, 18.4% Hispanic or Latino, 9.85% Black or African American, 4.56% Two or More Races, 2.34% Asian, 0.331% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.102% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 86 students (2.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 173 more women than men received degrees from Stetson University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Stetson University is white (770 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (210 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Stetson University is Law (260 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Stetson University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (282 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (78 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stetson University are Accountants & auditors (1,093,364 people), Other managers (941,457 people), Financial managers (574,825 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (506,633 people), and Chief executives & legislators (481,984 people).

The most specialized majors at Stetson University in 2022 are Legal (282 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (78 degrees), Business (342 degrees), and Social Sciences (78 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stetson University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Stetson University are Legal (282 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (78 degrees), Business (342 degrees), and Social Sciences (78 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stetson University are Elementary & secondary schools (879,345 people), Computer Systems Design (710,462 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (664,518 people), Banking & related activities (590,251 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (540,960 people).

The most specialized majors at Stetson University are Legal (282 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (17 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (78 degrees), Business (342 degrees), and Social Sciences (78 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Stetson University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 76 degrees awarded
  2. 65 degrees awarded
  3. 54 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Stetson University was General Health Services with 76 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

527
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
700
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 527 degrees were awarded to men at Stetson University, which is 0.753 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (700).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 126 degrees were awarded to men at Stetson University in Law, which is 0.94 times less than the 134 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 134 degrees were awarded to men at Stetson University in Law, which is 1.06 times more than the 126 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 57% of students graduating from Stetson University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Stetson University is Female and Black or African American (69.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.55% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    770 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    210 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    71 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Stetson University is white (770 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (210 degrees).

1.79% of degree recipients (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    431 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    339 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    130 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Stetson University is white female (431 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (339 degrees).

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Operations

Stetson University has an endowment valued at nearly $353M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.5%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Stetson University had a total salary expenditure of 143M. Stetson University employs 95 Professors, 90 Assistant professors and 73 Associate professors. Most academics at Stetson University are Male Professor (54), Female Assistant professor (53), and Female Professor (41).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stetson University are: Service, with 104 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 95 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees.

Endowment

$353M
2022 Endowment
8.93%
decline from 2021

Stetson University has an endowment valued at about $353M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Stetson University declined 8.93% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $306M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$59.7M
2022 Salaries
1.56%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Stetson University paid a median of $59.7M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($143M) and a 1.56% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.7M
Instructional Salaries
263
Number of Employees

In 2022, Stetson University paid a total of $24.7M to 263 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
95 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
104 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Stetson University were Professor with 95 employees, Assistant professor with 90 employees, and Associate professor with 73 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stetson University were Service with 104 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 95 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Stetson University was Male Professor with 54 employees, Female Assistant professor with 53 employees, and Female Professor with 41 employees.

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