At Stetson University, students are engaged in both campus and academic life and trained to think critically and express ideas creatively and clearly. The school has four campuses located throughout Florida, including the College of Arts and Sciences in DeLand, College of Law in St. Petersburg/Gulfport, Tampa Law Center in downtown Tampa, and Stetson University Center at Celebration in Orlando. The university also reaches students through select programs in its online division. Stetson is consistently ranked among the top schools in the nation, recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as among the top three schools in the South, a “Best Value” school, and the top in the nation for trial advocacy at its law school. Forbes, the Fiske Guide to Colleges, Princeton Review, Parade Magazine, and Washington Monthly have also recognized Stetson and its programming./p>
Stetson awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, and School of Music. Most undergraduate studies are held in DeLand, while graduate studies and special programs vary by campus, such as its College of Law in St. Petersburg/Gulfport, which was Florida’s first law school. Distance learning opportunities include summer online courses and a master’s degree in accountancy.
Stetson has been regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools since 1932. It also has specialized accreditation through the National Association of Schools and Music and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Stetson has a rolling admissions policy. Undergraduate admissions is based on academic record, leadership potential, writing strength, individual talents, and perceived ability to contribute positively to the campus. Applicants must submit the Common Application or its own online application, official high school transcript, recommendation letter, and a writing sample. Additionally, applicants may choose to submit standardized testing results, such as the SAT or ACT. For graduate admissions, applicants must have earned an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and must submit an application, official transcripts from all previously attended universities, three letters of recommendation, and GRE or Miller Analogy Test scores. Specific programs may also have additional requirements, such as an interview or teaching certification.
Office of Admissions
421 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32723