Stetson University

DeLand, FL
421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32723

Founded in 1883, Stetson University is the oldest private university in Central Florida. The university is named after its founder, John B. Stetson, who was a hat manufacturer from Philadelphia. The university enrolls around 4,000 students from over 40 states and 60 countries. The campus is located in DeLand, Florida, about 30 miles north of Orlando. The university offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. The most popular majors at Stetson University include business, psychology, and communication. The university is known for its rigorous academic programs, competitive athletics, and commitment to service. Stetson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 4462

Acceptance Rate: 81.49%

Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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Annual Costs

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $68240

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $68240

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The estimated cost for four years as an undergraduate at Stetson University is $240632.83. This includes the average cost of attendance for four years plus the interest on the average loan over a ten year repayment minus the average of grants and scholarships per student.

We then contrast this figure with average early-career and mid-career average incomes of graduates of four year programs at Stetson University. For graduates of Stetson University, we saw an average early-career income of $49700.00 and mid-career income of $97000.00. We then ranked the school's value based on how many years of mid-career income it takes to repay the educational costs.