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Stevenson University

  • Stevenson, MD
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 65%35%
    student ratio
  • 3,847
    total students
  • $25,210 | $25,210
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 59%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Overview

Stevenson University Offers a Unique Blend of Liberal Arts Education and Career Preparation

Stevenson University is a coeducational, independent institution dedicated to providing its 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students with a career-focused liberal arts education. SU offers individual attention from faculty members with a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio, extensive career preparation gained through real-world experience, and two ideal locations just north of Baltimore, Maryland, in Stevenson and Owings Mills.

At Stevenson, academic quality is viewed as a personalized education that fosters intellectual growth and prepares students to thrive in the working world after graduation. Through the University's concept of Learning Beyond, students step outside of the classroom to take their learning to the next level. Experiential learning opportunities include study abroad, service learning, field placements, internships, and independent research. In addition, Stevenson is home to Career ArchitectureSM, which allows each student to develop a professional career plan based on their values, skills, and strengths beginning in their first year at SU.

Campus Life at Stevenson

The residences at Stevenson University, located on the Owings Mills Campus, combine the comforts of home with the excitement of on-campus living. Freshmen enjoy suites that feature two bedrooms and a private bathroom. Upperclassmen have a chance to apply for a 1,200 square-foot apartment that includes four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, and a full kitchen. All of the residences are furnished, carpeted, and offer an array of amenities such as high-speed internet, cable TV, and telephone connections, voicemail, and spacious closets. Student housing is available to full-time, admitted students.

The Stevenson Mustangs field 23 NCAA Division III varsity athletic teams, ranging from swimming to ice hockey. Men's sports consist of baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. Women's sports include basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. In 2013, men's lacrosse brought home Stevenson's first national title with the NCAA Division III National Championship. Cheer and dance teams and the Stevenson University Marching Band are also available. Stevenson is also a member of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association and offers both competitive and non-competitive intramural sports. Activities offered on-campus include basketball, dodge ball, flag football, kickball, racquetball, soccer, table tennis, and volleyball. To learn more about Mustang Athletics please visit

SU's athletic facilities are among the best in Division III. The Caves Athletics Complex is a modern facility for both student-athletes and the general student body. It includes the Caves Sports and Wellness Center, the new Owings Mills Gymnasium and the 3,500-seat Mustang Stadium.

There are many more activities at Stevenson aside from sports. The Office of Student Activities offers various programs to foster the development of social skills and diversity awareness, leadership and management skills, and community engagement. Student clubs and organizations at SU range from Teachers of Tomorrow to the Mustang Activities and Programming Board to the Wilderness and Ecology Club.

Academics at Stevenson

Stevenson provides a distinctive career-focused and personalized learning environment for all students. SU offers the following bachelor's degree programs: accounting; applied mathematics; biochemistry; biology; biotechnology; business administration; business communication; business information systems; chemistry; computer information systems; criminal justice; digital marketing; early childhood education: liberal arts and technology; elementary education: liberal arts and technology; English language and literature; environmental science; fashion design; fashion merchandising; film and moving image; human services; interdisciplinary studies; medical technology; middle school education; nursing; paralegal studies; psychology; public history; theatre and media performance; and visual communication design.

Stevenson's B.S. to M.S./B.S. to M.A.T. option allows students to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree in as few as five years. Graduate study begins in the spring of the junior year and runs concurrently with undergraduate work until the end of spring semester of the senior year. All subsequent course work is at the graduate level. Stevenson offers a master's of science degree in business and technology management, cyber forensics, forensic science, forensic studies, healthcare management, and nursing. A master of arts degree is offered in teaching with a STEM focus.

From recent enhancement to the Greenspring Campus to brand-new facilities at the Owings Mills Campus, the University provides modern facilities that serve the needs of all students.

The Greenspring Campus features a 350-seat theatre, multiple computer labs and classrooms, science laboratories, a student union, and athletic facilities. The Owings Mills Campus hosts the University's newest facilities, including an expansive student center and dining hall, a 10,000-square-foot community center, an expansive athletic complex, a fitness center, the state-of-the-art Mustang Stadium, and the Howard S. Brown School of Business and Leadership. In the fall of 2013 Owings Mills North, a 28-acre expansion to the Owings Mills Campus, opened its doors and is now home to the School of Design featuring state-of-the-art design labs and resources for students. Owings Mills North is also the future home of the School of the Sciences.

The University's library, located on the Greenspring Campus, has an extensive collection of more than 100,000 printed volumes, periodicals, videotapes, audiotapes, CDs, and microfilm and microfiche selections. The library also features access to thousands of online academic databases.

Stevenson University's Distinctive Approach to Career Architecture

Career Architecture helps prepare students for the workforce from day one. Whether the student is deciding upon or anticipating a specific major, SU offers a distinctive approach to exploring new paths, changing destinations, and mapping a vision for the future. With the support of our career experts and committed faculty, the process helps you to develop a personalized strategic plan based on your motivated strengths, interests, values, and individual goals.


Location & Contact

1525 Greenspring Valley Road
Stevenson, MD 21153
USA

Mr.Mark Hergan

Vice President, Enrollment Management

Phone: 410-486-7001
Fax: 410-352-4440
Email: admissions@stevenson.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biotechnology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Corporate Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion Merchandising
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Family and Community Services
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Legal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Acting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion/Apparel Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

59% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied5,318
    • Accepted3,169
    • Acceptance Rate59%
    • Enrolled3,847
    • Female Applicants3,223
    • Females Accepted1,166
    • Female Acceptance Rate36%
    • Male Applicants2,095
    • Males Accepted2,003
    • Male Acceptance Rate95%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.20
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 440 540
    • SAT Math 450 560
    • SAT Writing 450 540
    • ACT Composite 18 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$25,210
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,210
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,872.00
    • Room and board *$12,490.00
    • Room only *$8,284.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,847
    • Male Student Percentage35%
    • Female Student Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4.46%
    • Black or African American28.53%
    • White or Caucasian57.16%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.13%
    • Asian2.95%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.23%
    • Two or more races2.14%
    • Unknown4.41%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students21% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 48%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Not Reported
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, MAP, Black Student Union, National Student Nurses Association, Phi Sigma
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other patrols by trained security personnel during campus hours

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball Yes Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Track No Yes No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading No Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey Yes Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Ice hockey No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Track No Yes No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty523
    • Full-time Percentage25%
    • Part-time Percentage75%
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 3,453 students to 224 faculty


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