Stetson University

Private, Four-years School Located in DeLand, FL

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How much is the Stetson tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Stetson's tuition & fees is $55,220.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $74,710 when a student lives on-campus.

Stetson Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$55,220
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$15,290
On-campus Expenses$3,000
Off-campus Room & Board$15,290
Off-campus Expenses$3,000
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$52,320

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Stetson for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $253,231 at Stetson. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $330,355. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $145,907.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$58,281$76,959$34,508
Sophomore (2024-25)$61,511$80,585$35,782
Junior (2025-26)$64,921$84,400$37,113
Senior (2026-27)$68,519$88,411$38,504
4 Years Total$253,231$330,355$145,907
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$61,511$80,585$35,782
Sophomore (2025-26)$64,921$84,400$37,113
Junior (2026-27)$68,519$88,411$38,504
Senior (2027-28)$72,317$92,631$39,957
4 Years Total$267,268$346,028$151,356
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$64,921$84,400$37,113
Sophomore (2026-27)$68,519$88,411$38,504
Junior (2027-28)$72,317$92,631$39,957
Senior (2028-29)$76,325$97,071$41,477
4 Years Total$282,082$362,513$157,051
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$68,519$88,411$38,504
Sophomore (2027-28)$72,317$92,631$39,957
Junior (2028-29)$76,325$97,071$41,477
Senior (2029-30)$80,556$101,741$43,066
4 Years Total$297,717$379,855$163,004
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$72,317$92,631$39,957
Sophomore (2028-29)$76,325$97,071$41,477
Junior (2029-30)$80,556$101,741$43,066
Senior (2030-31)$85,021$106,656$44,729
4 Years Total$314,219$398,099$169,229

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Stetson' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Florida, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $19,195.
In-StateOut-of-State
Stetson University$55,220
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Florida Four-years Colleges$17,068
Public Schools$4,190$8,844
Private Schools$19,195

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Stetson and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Stetson UniversityDeLand, FL$55,220$17,586
Southern New Hampshire UniversityManchester, NH$16,450$20,469
Oklahoma City UniversityOklahoma City, OK$33,586$13,410
Fontbonne UniversitySaint Louis, MO$28,976$14,580
Mills College at Northeastern UniversityOakland, CA$30,950$36,443
North Central CollegeNaperville, IL$44,394$15,822
Fort Hays State UniversityHays, KS$16,811$12,051
Bethel UniversityMcKenzie, TN$18,168$13,392
Colorado Christian UniversityLakewood, CO$39,266$16,733
College of Saint MaryOmaha, NE$23,340$21,739
Long Island UniversityBrookville, NY$41,642$25,504

Financial Aid and COA

At Stetson University, 2,769 students (96%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $40,221.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Stetson is $34,489 for students living on-campus and $34,489 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 637 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $42,150 and the average amount of student loans is $8,121.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$74,710
COA (off-campus)$74,710
Tuition & Fees$55,220
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$19,490
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$19,490
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$34,489
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$34,489
Average Financial Aid$40,221
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,76996%$40,221
Pell Grants1,02536%$5,271
Federal Student Loan1,49152%$6,548
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid637100%-
Grants or Scholarships637100%$42,150
Federal Grants31750%$8,270
Pell Grants28445%$5,530
Other Federal Grants24639%$4,272
State/Local Grants46273%$5,235
Institutional Grants637100%$34,238
Student Loan Aid39762%$8,121
Federal Student Loans38761%$5,126
Other Student Loans6711%$18,511

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Stetson's acceptance rate is 91.64%. A total of 9,260 applicants applied to and 8,486 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 637 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 7.51%.
To apply to Stetson, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Formal demonstration of competencies. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants9,2603,599$5,658
Admitted8,4863,206$5,277
Enrolled637256$381
Acceptance Rate91.64%89.08%93.27%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)7.51%7.99%7.22%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Stetson. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,193 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 26.
Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,1931,0901,295
National Average1,168
Florida Average1,154
SAT EBRW610570650
SAT Math583520645
ACT Composite262229
National Average24
Florida Average24
ACT Math221826
ACT English252128

Student Population

Stetson University has a total of 3,928 students including 2,561 undergraduate and 1,367 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,846 male students and 2,411 female students attending Stetson. The school offers online degree programs and 247 students enrolled online exclusively (6.29% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,257 1,8462,411
Undergraduate2,876 1,2491,627
Graduate1,381 597784

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL
Phone386-822-7000
WEBwww.stetson.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered75 Programs
Online Program Offered5 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered13 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate93.80%
Yield9.67%
Student Population3,928
Graduation Rate63%
Retention Rate68%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties278 (Full-time), 135 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs855 (Full-time), 158 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$92,657
Average Staff Salary$56,519