Stetson University consistently ranks in the "Top 5 Best Colleges in the South" and ranked 3rd in "Best Colleges for Veterans" by U.S. News & World Report. Recently, Stetson has been named in the top 384 universities by Princeton Review, and our location of DeLand, FL has been chosen as the Best Main Street in America! Stetson University is home to over 60 academic programs in four divisional areas and with undergraduate and graduate studies offered in many areas.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Pet-friendly Housing

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


A first-year student is anyone who graduated high school without attending a higher education institution post high school graduation. Current high school students involved in dual enrollment are considered first-time in college students.


A transfer student is anyone who has attended another higher education institution for any period of time post high school graduation. Current high school students involved in dual enrollment are considered first-time in college students. Transfer students are evaluated primarily on the basis of their college-level work unless they have less than 30 college credits completed.

Additional Information

Academically talented students are well rewarded at Stetson University. Nearly 97 percent of our incoming class receives a merit scholarship, based on a combination of high school GPA, standardized test scores, recommendation letters and community service. Awards can range up to full tuition, and Stetson offers talent, service and donor-funded scholarships to qualified applicants. View the full list of scholarships.

Visit us

It's easy and fun to visit Stetson University! We provide information sessions and campus tours Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., and on designated Saturdays at 10 a.m. We also have Open House events where you'll meet with faculty and current students while learning what life is like as a Hatter. And if you want to know what life is really like as a student here, we invite you to stay overnight on campus for a Shadow Visit. To learn more about all our visit options, go to

"I learned to ask a lot of questions and dig beneath the surface. At the same time, Stetson gave firsthand experience in applying research to action."

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School location

421 N Woodland Blvd Unit 8378
DeLand, FL 32723, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 688-0101