Stetson University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$49,140
3.96% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$23,864
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.37%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
81.5%
11,957 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,462
95.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
64.2%
496 Graduates

About

Stetson University is a higher education institution located in Volusia County, FL. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Stetson University were General Psychology (83 degrees awarded), General Finance (73 degrees), and General Health Services (58 degrees).

In 2020, 1,202 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Stetson University. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (767 degrees), 4.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (179 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Stetson University is $49,140, which is $26,610 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Stetson University is $49,140, which is $26,610 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,864.

In 2020, 98% of undergraduate students attending Stetson University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$49,140
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Stetson University was $49,140. The cost of tuition at Stetson University is $26,610 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$23,864
2020 Value
0.433%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Stetson University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,864. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Stetson University grew by 0.433%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,868
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Stetson University was of $13,868 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 6.25% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Stetson University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2019, when 98% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.37%
2018 Default Rate
37
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Stetson University was 3.37%, which represents 37 out of the 1098 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

Stetson University received 11,957 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 8.06% annual decline. Out of those 11,957 applicants, 9,744 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.5% acceptance rate.

There were 4,462 students enrolled at Stetson University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Stetson University has an overall enrollment yield of 8.82%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
9,744
Accepted Out of 11,957

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Stetson University was 81.5% (9,744 admissions from 11,957 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 72.4%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −8.06%, while admissions grew by 3.55%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Stetson University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Stetson University has a total enrollment of 4,462 students. The full-time enrollment at Stetson University is 4,276 students and the part-time enrollment is 186. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at Stetson University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Stetson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.1% White, 17.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.4% Black or African American, 5.15% Two or More Races, 2.31% Asian, 0.314% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0672% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Stetson University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.6%), followed by White Male (23.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.4%), followed by White Male (30.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.71%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Stetson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,462 students. The full-time enrollment at Stetson University is 4,276 and the part-time enrollment is 186. This means that 95.8% of students enrolled at Stetson University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2020 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 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Stetson University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,681
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    786
  3. Black or African American
    375

The enrolled student population at Stetson University is 60.1% White, 17.6% Hispanic or Latino, 8.4% Black or African American, 5.15% Two or More Races, 2.31% Asian, 0.314% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0672% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 236 more women than men received degrees from Stetson University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Stetson University is white (767 degrees awarded). There were 4.28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (179 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Stetson University is General Psychology (83 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (73 degrees) and General Health Services (58 degrees).

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 (291 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (75 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Stetson University are Elementary & middle school teachers (200,851 people), Other managers (151,558 people), Postsecondary teachers (145,250 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (123,015 people), and Secondary school teachers (95,408 people).

The most specialized majors at Stetson University are Legal (291 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (75 degrees), English (27 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (14 degrees).

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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, Aerospace engineers, Physicians, Nurse anesthetists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Stetson University are Legal (291 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (75 degrees), English (27 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (14 degrees).

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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 (407,507 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (292,345 people), Computer Systems Design (122,640 people), Legal services (121,094 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (100,166 people).

The most specialized majors at Stetson University are Legal (291 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (13 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (75 degrees), English (27 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (14 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 83 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 73 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 58 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Stetson University was General Psychology with 83 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

483
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
719
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 483 degrees were awarded to men at Stetson University, which is 0.672 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (719).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 125 degrees were awarded to men at Stetson University in Law, which is 0.906 times less than the 138 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 138 degrees were awarded to women at Stetson University in Law, which is 1.1 times more than the 125 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%
100% Completion Time
61%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 54% of students graduating from Stetson University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% 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.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Stetson University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 4.44% of graduates (22 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    767 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    179 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    76 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Stetson University is white (767 degrees awarded). There were 4.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (179 degrees).

1.58% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    446 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    321 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    122 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Stetson University is white female (446 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (321 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

Stetson University has an endowment valued at nearly $306M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $15M (4.91%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Stetson University had a total salary expenditure of $141M. Stetson University employs 103 Professors, 67 Associate professors, and 60 Assistant professors. Most academics at Stetson University are Male Professors (56), Female Professors(47), and Male Associate professors (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stetson University are: Service, with 111 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 104 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 87 employees.

Endowment

$306M
2020 Endowment
19.9%
growth from 2019

Stetson University has an endowment valued at about $306M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Stetson University grew 19.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $267M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.01M - Federal
  2. $18.5k - State
  3. $406k - Local

As of 2020, Stetson University received $4.01M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $18.5k from state grants and contracts, and $406k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$59M
2020 Salaries
1.26%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Stetson University paid a median of $59M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($141M) and a 1.26% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.436% growth from 2018 and a 0.849% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25.4M
Instructional Salaries
278
Number of Employees

In 2020, Stetson University paid a total of $25.4M to 278 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
103 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
111 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Stetson University were Professor with 103 employees; Associate professor with 67 employees; and Associate professor with 60 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stetson University were Service with 111 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 104 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 87 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Stetson University was Male Professor with 56 employees, Female Professor with 47 employees, and Male Associate professor with 35 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Stetson University.

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