Stevenson University
Stevenson, MD 21153-0641


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,122
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,000 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Stevenson University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,856 applications and 3,558 students were granted admission. Stevenson University is at the #59 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 25% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 91% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT910 to 1130
ACT19 to 25

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Stevenson University's tuition was $30,884 for all students regardless of residency (15.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Stevenson University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,511 (which is 2.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Stevenson University in 2016-2017, was 469, which is 64% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,034 (which is 2.4% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Stevenson University has enrolled a total of 4,122 students (3,151 students full-time and 971 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,122 students, 296 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 33% men and 67% women and 3,621 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 501 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 760 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 56%

Black/African American: 28%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Stevenson University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 19% 621
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 332
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 9% 308 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 7% 224
Legal Professions And Studies 7% 217
Education 4% 146 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 4% 120
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 3% 106
Psychology 3% 98
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 86

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Stevenson University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Stevenson University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $38,900. Last year, out of the total 971 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 922 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 876 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 806 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $38,900 $49,500
Employment Rate 95% 92%
Total Graduates 971 876

Campus Location

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5.7 mile away
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7.7 mile away
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