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Stevenson University

Owings Mills, MD 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate84%

Stevenson University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Stevenson University. The acceptance rate at Stevenson University is 84%. Out of 4,793 applications received in 2023, 4,031 students were offered admission.

If you are thinking about applying to Stevenson University, the fee for the application costs $40.

Students who submit their applications to Stevenson University for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than December 1.

Stevenson University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Stevenson University's admissions stats.

Stevenson University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 14%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Stevenson University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Stevenson University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Stevenson University?

Stevenson University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Stevenson University Admissions

Transferring to Stevenson University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Stevenson University

Stevenson University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Stevenson University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Stevenson University

What does Stevenson University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Application Essay Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Talent/Ability Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Stevenson University for more information on admission factors.

Stevenson University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Stevenson University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Stevenson University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript(S) of College Record
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Stevenson University?

Students admitted to Stevenson University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 59% submitted a class rank. At Stevenson University 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Stevenson University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99 16.13%
3.50 and 3.74 14.92%
3.25 and 3.49 12.5%
3.00 and 3.24 14.65%
2.50 and 2.9 26.08%
2.00 and 2.49 14.11%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Stevenson University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Stevenson University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Stevenson University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Stevenson University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Stevenson University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Stevenson University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Stevenson University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Stevenson University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Stevenson University.

Does Stevenson University accept transfer credits?

✅ Stevenson University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Stevenson University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Stevenson University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Stevenson University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Stevenson University?

✅ Stevenson University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Stevenson University's acceptance rate?

✅ Stevenson University's acceptance rate is 84%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Stevenson University?

❌ Stevenson University does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Stevenson University?

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Stevenson University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Stevenson University? Stevenson University is a somewhat selective institution. The Stevenson University acceptance rate is 84%. This means that the institution accepts 84 out of every 100 applicants.


Stevenson University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Stevenson University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Stevenson University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Stevenson University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.1. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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