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Stevenson University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Stevenson University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Stevenson University Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Stevenson University was awarded 9 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is criminal justice and corrections.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, Stevenson is ranked #678 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 27 colleges in Maryland, Stevenson is ranked at #16.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Stevenson?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Stevenson University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 61%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 89% of students accepted to Stevenson submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 600. Math scores were between 500 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Stevenson University  ( 510 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Stevenson University  ( 500 to 590 )
Stevenson received ACT scores from 23% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Stevenson University  ( 19 to 24 )

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Stevenson University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Stevenson University, this ratio is 16 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Stevenson University is 29%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  29 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Stevenson University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 81% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Stevenson University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  81 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Stevenson for first-time, full-time students is 42%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  42 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Stevenson University.

Average Overall Diversity at Stevenson

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,397 undergraduates at Stevenson with 2,926 being full-time and 471 being part-time.

Stevenson Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Stevenson scored 55.92 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  55.92 out of 100
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How Much Does Stevenson University Cost?

The overall average net price of Stevenson is $27,542. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Stevenson

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,177 $24,270 $26,156 $28,961 $30,468

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Stevenson, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Stevenson, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $9,156 a year. That adds up to $36,624 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Stevenson is 7.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Stevenson Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Stevenson make about $49,600 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Stevenson students since it is 22% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at Stevenson University make the most money.

Location of Stevenson University

Stevenson University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Stevenson, Maryland. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Stevenson.

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Location of Stevenson University

Contact details for Stevenson are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, MD 21153-0641
Phone: 410-486-7000

Stevenson University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 28 majors graduated from Stevenson University. Of these students, 837 received undergraduate degrees and 200 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 202 $65,100
Business Administration & Management 84 $40,800
Teacher Education Grade Specific 67 $43,700
Criminal Justice & Corrections 49 $30,900
Business/Corporate Communications 46 $33,200
Computer Systems Networking 45 $46,200
General Psychology 42 $29,100
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 36 $31,500
Accounting 35 $57,500
Legal Support Services 34 $35,700

Learn more about the majors offered at Stevenson University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Stevenson

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 1,966 students took at least one online class at Stevenson University. This is a decrease from the 2,126 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,966 733
2016-2017 2,126 691
2015-2016 2,349 760
2014-2015 1,974 1,008
2013-2014 2,093 811

Learn more about online learning at Stevenson University.

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