Stetson Stetson University University
• Location - The DeLand campus is 35 miles from Orlando and 25 miles from Daytona Beach. • Faculty - 195 full-time, 95% with Ph.D. or equivalent. • Student Population - 59% female/41% male; 78% Florida/25% out-of-state; 3.4% foreign/14% minority. • Student Organizations - More than 100 organizations; student government, service, special interests, 17 scholastic and honorary societies, including Phi Beta Kappa. • Greek Life - The presence of eight (7) national fraternities and six (6) national sororities complements campus-wide activities.
The University ... Stetson University maintains a tradition of academic excellence within a friendly and informal atmosphere. Its spacious 170-acre campus, lined with palm and oak trees, is centrally located between two major Florida cities, Daytona Beach and Orlando. Stetson combines the best of two educational worlds: the variety of a university coupled with the concern for individual development found at a small college. Included in the diverse curriculum are 11 degree programs (ﬁve bachelors, six masters and post masters) and more than 60 majors. Stetson ranked second on the list of the South’s top regional universities for academic quality and sixth in the best value category, in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” for 2007. Stetson is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Academic programs are accredited by the American Bar Association, the National Association of Schools of Music, AACSB International, and the American Chemical Society. The College of Arts and Sciences was awarded the ﬁrst private university Phi Beta Kappa chapter in Florida. The Faculty ... The Stetson “advantage” is its faculty. They know their ﬁelds of study: 95% of faculty members hold Ph.D. or equivalent degrees. More important, all of them teach undergraduates. The low student to faculty ratio, 12:1, means that Stetson’s 195 faculty members have more time for teaching and advising students. They are accessible and involved in their students’ personal development.
• Athletics - Stetson is an NCAA Division I member of the Atlantic Sun Conference. The athletic department sponsors 15 intercollegiate sports, including baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s crew, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis and volleyball. The baseball and softball teams won A-Sun championships in 2007.
International Focus ... Through distinctive programs, such as Russian Studies, Latin American Studies, International Relations, the Washington Semester and the International Business Practicum, Stetson prepares students to succeed in the rapidly changing global marketplace. Several times each semester, dignitaries and leading scholars from around the world visit the campus to lecture and meet informally with the students. Former President Jimmy Carter, South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel have been among the lecturers at Stetson University.
• Admission: The academic criteria include a challenging high school curriculum. A 3.70 was the average GPA of incoming freshmen in 2007. The SAT range of the middle 50 percent of the 2007 entering ﬁrst-year class was 10301240; the ACT range was 21-27.
Campus Life ... Campus living is important to Stetson students. Sharing experiences, having fun, learning to live in a community and taking responsibility for shaping residence hall life are all a part of the self-discovery process that makes Stetson exciting. Seventyeight percent of Stetson students live on campus.
• Financial Assistance - Academics merit, scholarships, musical talent, athletic grants, need-based grants, loans and work-study, as well as monthly payment plans. • Academic Programs - There are over 60 majors and minors offered within Stetson’s three colleges and schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Music, and the School of Business Administration.
The Students ... Over 2,000 undergraduates from more than 41 states and 40 foreign countries attend Stetson. Most entering students are at the top 25% of their high school class, and were deeply involved in school and community life. All have successfully completed a college preparatory program.
Academic Program ... The university awards the bachelor’s degree in arts, sciences, education, business administration, music, and music education. Master’s degrees are offered in accounting, business administration, couseling, education, and English. Facilities ... Stetson boasts a charming mix of historical and contemporary buildings. The heart of the campus is included in the Stetson University National Historic District, while the state-of-the-art Lynn Business Center houses the School of Business Administration on the ﬁve ﬂoors of modern classrooms, seminar rooms and faculty ofﬁces. The duPontBall Library houses extensive print collections and access to more than 100 subscription electronic databases and 11,000 full-text journals, as well as many computer workstations for student use. The Gillespie Museum of Minerals boasts the largest private collection of minerals outside the Smithsonian Institution. The Edmunds Center, a 4,000-seat athletic facility, provides two full-sized basketball courts, locker rooms and athletic department ofﬁces. The Hollis Center and Wilson Athletic Center provide Stetson students and studentathletes alike with excellent health and wellness opportunities.
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