If you are considering submitting an applicationto Stetson University, the application fee costs $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Stetson University offers early decision and also offers early action Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast! Stetson University will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Stetson University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Stetson University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Stetson University accepted 81% of all applicants., around 9,744 of the 11,957 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Stetson University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult. Stetson University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Stetson University must submit the following items. Double check with Stetson University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
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|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Stetson University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8.
Out of all students that were admitted, 73% submitted a class rank. At Stetson University 20% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 53% were in the top 25% and 87% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Stetson University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Stetson University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 49% of Stetson University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 27% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Stetson University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1100 and 1270 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Stetson University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1270 and 25% of scored lower than 1100, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Stetson University students scored 625 or higher and 75% of students scored 570 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Stetson University students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 570 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Stetson University, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Stetson University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Stetson University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Stetson University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Stetson University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Stetson University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Stetson University.
Does Stetson University accept transfer credits?
Stetson University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Stetson University accepts:
ACE recommendations for credit
Does Stetson University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Stetson University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Stetson University?
No, Stetson University is test optional, so you can make the call if you want to to include your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average,, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
How hard is it to get into Stetson University? Stetson University is a somewhat selective institution. The Stetson University acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Stetson University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Stetson University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Stetson University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.85. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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