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First Year Admissions

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We don’t believe in one-size-fits-all. We want you to find your own unique, individualized path, one that works for you. We will be your guide.

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We've streamlined our process to make it as simple and quick as possible. Applying takes 15 minutes and will lead you to some of the most memorable experiences in your lifetime.

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"I chose Stetson because when I was on campus it just felt right. Seeing how all the faculty know the students so well, it felt like a really nice community to be in."

- Emma F. '26

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Best Regional

Stetson emphasizes active learning with a low undergraduate student - teacher ratio of 11:1. Half of the first-year students finished in the top quarter of their high school graduating class.

Best Colleges

Stetson has been recognized as one of the leading undergraduate institutions in the nation by The Princeton Review. This honor is given to only about 15 percent of America's four-year colleges.

Best Value

Which universities offer students the best value? The calculation used for this ranking uses a school's academic quality and the net cost of attendance for a student who received financial aid.


Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to Stetson University! High-impact learning experiences and dialogue with faculty and classmates will elevate you as you learn to think critically and find your voice. Your learning will be active, your mind will be engaged, and your spirit will thrive.

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Academic Programs

Choose the path to your future. Explore our academic programs and discover our academic resources that can help you succeed.


Financial Planning

Financial Aid is one of the tools that can help you achieve your goals. This investment into your education is life changing.

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Student Life

Student Life is all about you. Our inclusive environment welcomes you, and we are excited about how we can learn and grow together. We have a wide variety of opportunities and resources to offer you, so everyone can find their place for fun, learning and development. 

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Life on Campus

Place matters. Stetson is where you will live and learn, making friends and memories that will last a lifetime. Your experience on campus is important: from the food you eat to the books you read, to where you lay your head at night. Stetson is excited to welcome each new class and see how their unique personalities will shape the community.

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Getting Involved

Getting involved with clubs, intramurals, and other programs isn't just a way to stay busy at Stetson; research shows that student engagement is directly linked to better academic performance, connectivity to the institution, and higher levels of satisfaction with your collegiate experience.

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Student Success

How do you define success? Your personal definition is important and at Stetson, you will find a variety of resources, information, and services designed to help you reach your goals. You will find the support you need to succeed but also the challenge you need to thrive in college and beyond.

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Student Wellness

One of the biggest opportunities Stetson can offer is a place to learn how to live a healthy and happy life! Wellness at Stetson seeks to enhance the individual and collective health of the community through a wide range of programs, initiatives, services and resources. 


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Tell us more about yourself, so that we can assist in mapping out your future with us.

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See for yourself why Stetson continues to be the top spot for learning and exploring.

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Financial Aid

Learn more about the tools you can tap into make your college experience affordable.