Stetson University

Your Opinion: Is this School Hard to Get Into?
22 26
Quick Degree Finder is an advertising-supported site. Featured or trusted partner programs and all school search, finder, or match results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other editorially-independent information published on this site.

Stetson University can be found in DeLand, FL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Stetson University has an enrollment of around three thousand students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1580 (25th percentile) - 1880 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 23 (25th percentile) - 28 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants that get into this school. We were able to estimate the Stetson University average GPA (3.28 - 3.57) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Approximately 60 percent of all applicant were admitted at Stetson University, and from those that were granted acceptance about 14 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Stetson University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Stetson University was reported as 59.3% in Fall 2013 with over 10,500 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1580 - 1880
  • ACT Scores: 23 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Stetson University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Stetson University is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Stetson University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 53.4%
  • 2010-2011: 50.5%
  • 2011-2012: 66.5%
  • 2012-2013: 60.3%
  • 2013-2014: 59.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 59.3%

How Does Stetson University Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Stetson University is seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bethune-Cookman University66.6%
Rollins College58.9%
Adventist University of Health Sciences13.4%
Florida Christian College41.7%
Flagler College-St Augustine49.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Stetson University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 640
Math530 - 630
Writing510 - 610
Total Score1580 - 1880
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 29
Math23 - 27
Composite Score23 - 28
To learn more about the data and calculations that power this site, please visit our data discussion page.