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International Student Academics

Course and Credit Requirements

Stetson has more than 86 areas of study, and a 12:1 student/faculty ratio. International students may take any classes for which they can prove that they have met the appropriate prerequisites at their home university. Stetson operates on a Unit system. A one-unit class is equal to 4 credits. Most students take around four classes per semester.

USCIS regulations require that all international students be enrolled full- time. All international undergraduate students are required to take a minimum of 12 credits per semester, whereas international graduate students are required to take 9 credits per semester.

To search for available majors, please visit our Academic Programs page.

Academic Calendar

Stetson's fall semester runs each year from August to December, and the spring semester runs from January to May. View the academic calendar for specific program dates.