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Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD 4-Year Private

About Stevenson University

Our exciting approach to education meets the needs of today's employers and students, with challenging programs and new experiences that will prepare you for a real future. Sure, you'll have fun living on campus, exploring nearby Baltimore, getting involved in university life, and enjoying championship athletics. But you'll also enjoy the opportunities that only this innovative university can offer. Stevenson combines the best features of a liberal arts college—small classes, a broad perspective, and a thorough grounding in writing, analytical, and technology skills—with specialized, real-world professionalism that translates to strong career and graduate school placement for all majors. We invite you to start your admissions process today to learn how a degree at Stevenson University can earn you a career.

Stevenson University is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of Stevenson, MD, less than an hour from Baltimore.

Founded in 1952, Stevenson University currently enrolls around 3,492 students a year, including 3,027 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Stevenson University's endowment was valued at $98,277,087 in 2021. For each full-time student, Stevenson University spends about $11,469.

2021 Admissions Facts About Stevenson University

Acceptance rate: 89%

Average GPA: 3.0

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Stevenson University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Stevenson University. The acceptance rate at Stevenson University is 89 percent.

The average high school GPA for a student at Stevenson University is 3.0 /4.0.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Stevenson University a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Stevenson University, around 80 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 689 students who started at Stevenson University as first-time freshman, 350 graduate within four years.

Around 62 percent of students who started at Stevenson University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 68 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $33,510 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Stevenson University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Stevenson University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

Stevenson University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Stevenson University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Stevenson University is Continuous processing.

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Stevenson University ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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24 and Above


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18 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Stevenson University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Stevenson University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Stevenson University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1180


Math SAT Range

500 - 590


Reading SAT Range

510 - 600

Stevenson University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Stevenson University is like? There are approximately 3,579 students enrolled at Stevenson University, including 3,107 undergraduate students and 472 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 78% percent are from MD and 22% percent of students are from other states.


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