Stetson University is a private, nonprofit university with four colleges and schools located in Central Florida
Stetson University primary undergraduate campus located in DeLand. In the 2015 U.S. News and World Report ’s guide to America’s Best Colleges, Stetson ranks among the top colleges in the South and is the only college in Florida on list for best undergraduate teaching in the South. The Stetson University College of Law ranks No. 1 nationally in trial advocacy.
Other recognitions include being ranked No. 12 nationally in Washington Monthly magazine’s “2014 College Guide” to master’s universities, a ranking based on a combination of social mobility, research and service; and being named a military-friendly school.
There are more than 60 majors and minors leading to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education, or Bachelor of Business Administration degrees. Master’s degrees are offered by the School of Business Administration in Accounting and Business Administration, and by the College of Arts and Sciences in Education and Counseling. The Juris Doctor and Master of Laws are offered by the Stetson College of Law, which guarantees admission to Stetson graduates who meet certain academic requirements. Dual degree programs are offered in Law and Business Administration, and in Pharmacy and Business Administration.
The university is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Stetson has 195 full-time faculty teaching undergraduate courses, with 95% of those faculty holding Ph.D. or equivalent degrees. The student-faculty ratio is 12–1.