Stevenson University Offers a Unique Blend of Liberal Arts Education and Career Preparation
Stevenson University is Maryland’s third-largest independent university, offering students an exceptional college experience, a connection to their career aspirations, and a close-knit, supportive community centered on their success. The coeducational, independent institution serves more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students in Baltimore County, located in central Maryland.
Since Stevenson University’s founding more than 70 years ago, connecting students to their career aspirations has been at the heart of the institution’s mission. The University offers students numerous opportunities for personal and career exploration. Beyond the classroom, experiential learning opportunities include study abroad, service learning, field placements, internships, and independent research. Students across all majors graduate from Stevenson prepared for a lifetime of success.
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 27 NCAA Division III varsity athletic teams, ranging from swimming to ice hockey. Men's sports consist of baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, and volleyball. Women's sports include basketball, beach volleyball, cross country, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, and volleyball. Cheer and dance teams and the Stevenson University Marching Band are also available. In 2017, the University introduced an eSports team, which is housed in the new state-of-the-art student activities suite on the Owings Mills campus 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, flag football, floor hockey, kickball, soccer, softball, and volleyball. To learn more about Mustang Athletics, visit gomustangsports.com.
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 Environmental 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; business administration; business communication; business information systems; chemistry; computer information systems; counseling and human services; criminal justice; digital marketing; early childhood education: elementary education: liberal arts and technology; English language and literature; environmental science; fashion design; fashion merchandising; film and moving image; graphic design; interdisciplinary studies; legal studies; marketing; medical laboratory science; middle school education; nursing; psychology; public history; and theatre and media performance. A cybersecurity and digital forensics and communication studies program will join undergraduate offerings beginning fall 2019.
Stevenson's B.S. to M.S. option allows students to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in as few as five years in the following programs: business and technology management, communication studies, digital forensics, forensic science, forensic studies, forensic investigation, forensic accounting, healthcare management, and a Master of Arts in Teaching. 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, communication studies, community-based education and leadership, crime scene investigation, cyber forensics, digital forensics, forensic science, forensic studies, forensic investigation, forensic accounting, healthcare management, and nursing. A Master of Arts degree is offered in teaching with a STEM focus.
To learn more about Stevenson's academic programs, please visit stevenson.edu/academics.
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 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, the School of Design, and the Kevin Manning Academic Center. The School of Design features state-of-the-art labs and resources for students. The Manning Academic Center boasts an impressive 200,000-square-feet housing 30+ science teaching and research lab spaces, classrooms, faculty offices, and several open spaces for students to study.
The University's library has three convenient locations including the Learning Resources Center on the Greenspring Campus, the School of Business and Leadership and the Learning Commons on the Owings Mills Campus. The library offers 24 hour support to students with a multitude of helpful resources to assist with learning and research, such as access to thousands of online databases and extensive print and electronic collections.
Stevenson University's Distinctive Approach to Preparation
The dedicated community of faculty and staff offer students a connection to career 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. To learn more, visit www.stevenson.edu/career.
Majors & Degrees
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||Associate||Bachelors|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Business Administration And Management|
|Management Information Systems|
|Communication, Journalism And Related Programs||Associate||Bachelors|
|Digital Communication And Media/multimedia|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Computer And Information Sciences|
|Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications|
|Early Childhood Education|
|Middle School Education|
|English Language And Literature/Letters||Associate||Bachelors|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences||Associate||Bachelors|
|Family And Community Services|
|Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences||Associate||Bachelors|
|Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology|
|Registered Nursing/registered Nurse|
|Legal Professions And Studies||Associate||Bachelors|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||Associate||Bachelors|
|Security And Protective Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration|
|Visual And Performing Arts||Associate||Bachelors|
|Cinematography And Film/video Production|
|Design And Visual Communications|
|Type||Application Closing||Notification Date||Rolling Admissions|
|Fall freshmen||Not reported||Not reported||Yes|
|Other early decision plan||Not reported||Not reported|
|Transfer||Not reported||Not reported||Yes|
Test Scores Accepted
|Test||Avg. Score||25th %||75th %|
|SAT Critical Reading||549||500||590|
Tuition & Fees
Other Payment Considerations
|Guaranteed tuition plan offered||No|
|Tuition pre-payment plan||No|
|Tuition payment plans offered||Yes|
|Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition||
|Black or African American||27.55%|
|White or Caucasian||55.02%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0.12%|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0.12%|
|Two or more races||4.8%|
Freshman car parking
|% of undergrad students who live in college housing||52%|
Welcome Picnic, Homecoming Weekend and Football Events
Relay for Life, Mustang Activities Programming, Black Student Union, American Chemical Society and Phi Sigma Sigma
patrols by trained security personnel during campus hours
|Cross-country Running||No||Division 3||No|
|Ice Hockey||Division 3||No|
|Track And Field||No||No|
|Cross-country Running||No||Division 3||No|
|Field Hockey||Division 3||No|
|Ice Hockey||No||Division 3||No|
|Track And Field||No||No|