Stevenson University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate, & More

Stevenson University Admissions Overview:

Stevenson University, admitting over half of applicants each year, is an accessible school. Students with good grades and solid test scores have a fairly good chance of being accepted. To apply, prospective students will need to submit an application, official high school transcripts, a letter of recommendation, and a personal essay. For complete instructions and guidelines, be sure to visit the school's website, or contact a member of the admissions office for assistance.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Stevenson University Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Stevenson University Description:

Stevenson University is an independent liberal arts college with its main campus located in Stevenson, Maryland. The 60-acre wooded campus is surrounded by picturesque farms and estates, but downtown Baltimore is just 12 miles away, giving students access to both rural and urban offerings. The university also has a satellite campus six miles from the main campus in Owings Mills, Maryland. On the academic front, Stevenson’s student faculty ratio is 16 to 1, and the average class size is 17 students. Stevenson offers 27 undergraduate majors as well as master’s degree programs in forensics, business and technology management, and healthcare and nursing. The most popular areas of study for undergraduates include nursing, business administration and computer information systems. Student life is active on both of Stevenson’s campuses, with nearly 50 clubs and organizations. The Stevenson Mustangs compete in the NCAA Division III Middle Atlantic Conference - Commonwealth Conference.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 4,122 (3,621 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 34% Male / 66% Female
  • 85% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $33,168
  • Books: $1,250 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,702
  • Other Expenses: $2,199
  • Total Cost: $49,319

Stevenson University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98%
    • Loans: 67%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $18,466
    • Loans: $8,153

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Business Communication, Computer Information Systems, Elementary Education, Human Services, Interdisciplinary Studies, Nursing, Paralegal, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 75%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 38%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Golf, Track and Field, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Basketball, Track and Field, Tennis, Softball, Soccer

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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