Stetson University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$44,130

2.89% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$27,287

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.68%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

67.8%

11,732 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,252

95.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

62.3%

445 Graduates

About

Stetson University is a higher education institution located in Volusia County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Stetson University were General Business Administration & Management (82 degrees awarded), General Psychology (64 degrees), and General Health Services (56 degrees).

In 2017, 1,218 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 majority of degree recipients were white (824 degrees), 4.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (166 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Stetson University is $44,130, which is $23,397 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Stetson University is $44,130, which is $23,397 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,287.

In 2017, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 57% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$44,130

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Stetson University was $44,130. The cost of tuition at Stetson University is $23,397 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$27,287

2017 Value

8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Stetson University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,287. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Stetson University grew by 8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,326

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Stetson University was of $12,326 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.2% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

57%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Stetson University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.68%

2016 Default Rate

26

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Stetson University was 2.68%, which represents 26 out of the 971 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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Admissions

Stetson University received 11,732 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 3.28% annual decline. Out of those 11,732 applicants, 7,958 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,252 students enrolled at Stetson University in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Stetson University has an overall enrollment yield of 10.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

7,958

Accepted Out of 11,732

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Stetson University was 67.8% (7,958 admissions from 11,732 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 65.6%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -3.28%, while admissions grew by 0.0126%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Stetson University has a total enrollment of 4,252 students. The full-time enrollment at Stetson University is 4,067 students and the part-time enrollment is 185. This means that 95.6% of students enrolled at Stetson University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Stetson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.3% White, 15.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.53% Black or African American, 4.44% Two or More Races, 2.33% Asian, 0.517% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0941% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Stetson University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (35.5%), followed by White Male (25.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.98%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (36.2%), followed by White Male (29.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.91%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Stetson University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,252 students. The full-time enrollment at Stetson University is 4,067 and the part-time enrollment is 185. This means that 95.6% of students enrolled at Stetson University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2017 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 78%. 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

    2,647

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    654

  3. Black or African American

    320

The enrolled student population at Stetson University is 62.3% White, 15.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.53% Black or African American, 4.44% Two or More Races, 2.33% Asian, 0.517% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0941% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 79 students (1.86%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 170 more women than men received degrees from Stetson University. The majority of degree recipients at Stetson University are white (824 degrees awarded). There were 4.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (166 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Stetson University is General Business Administration & Management (82 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (64 degrees) and General Health Services (56 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 (309 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (20 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (70 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,103,919 people), Other managers (685,992 people), Financial managers (433,354 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (372,132 people), and Chief executives & legislators (334,308 people).

The most specialized majors at Stetson University are Legal (309 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (20 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (70 degrees), History (14 degrees), and Business (307 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, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Personal financial advisors

The most specialized majors at Stetson University are Legal (309 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (20 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (70 degrees), History (14 degrees), and Business (307 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 (727,013 people), Banking & related activities (508,357 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (500,159 people), Computer Systems Design (480,769 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (411,093 people).

The most specialized majors at Stetson University are Legal (309 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (20 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (70 degrees), History (14 degrees), and Business (307 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 82 degrees awarded

  2. 64 degrees awarded

  3. 56 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Stetson University was General Business Administration & Management with 82 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 524

  2. 694

In 2017, 524 degrees were awarded to men at Stetson University, which is 0.755 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (694).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 140 degrees were awarded to men at Stetson University in Law, which is 1.09 times more than the 129 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 129 degrees were awarded to women at Stetson University in Law, which is 0.921 times less than the 140 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57%

100% Completion Time

64%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Stetson University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.12% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    824 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    166 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Stetson University is white (824 degrees awarded). There were 4.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (166 degrees).

1.31% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    463 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    361 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Stetson University is white female (463 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (361 degrees).

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Operations

Stetson University has an endowment valued at nearly $229M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $27.8M (12.1%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Stetson University had a total salary expenditure of $136M. Stetson University employs 105 Professors, 60 Assistant professors, and 53 Associate professors. Most academics at Stetson University are Male Professors (62), Female Professors(43), and Female Assistant professors (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stetson University are: Service, with 122 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 100 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 90 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$229M

2017 Endowment

11%

growth from 2016

Stetson University has an endowment valued at about $229M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Stetson University grew 11% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $196M 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. $1.5M - Federal

  2. $18.7k - State

  3. $6.45k - Local

As of 2017, Stetson University received $1.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $18.7k from state grants and contracts, and $6.45k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$57.6M

2017 Salaries

4.19%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Stetson University paid a median of $57.6M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($136M) and a 4.19% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.48% decline from 2015 and a 3.05% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$24.5M

Instructional Salaries

268

Number of Employees

In 2017, Stetson University paid a total of $24.5M to 268 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

105 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

122 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Stetson University were Professor with 105 employees; Assistant professor with 60 employees; and Assistant professor with 53 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Stetson University were Service with 122 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 100 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 90 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Stetson University was Male Professor with 62 employees, Female Professor with 43 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 35 employees.

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