Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

Stevenson University

Stevenson, MD

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A Stevenson education is defined by exceptional experiences, connections to careers, and a welcoming, dynamic community where you’ll find the opportunities, mentoring, and support to define your vision of success. 

You’ll enjoy living on campus, exploring Maryland and the region, being involved in University life, studying abroad, and cheering on our championship teams. But you’ll also enjoythe opportunities that only Stevenson can offer: small classes with faculty who care and experiences inside and outside the classroom that allow you to explore, create, lead, connect, and succeed throughout and beyond your years as a student at Stevenson.

A community centered on your success
You’ll learn from faculty who are active in their professional and academic fields and dedicated to teaching from experience. A 16:1 student-faculty ratio ensures that you can cultivate meaningful connections with your professors. Stevenson’s innovative, entrepreneurial spirit reflects the mindset you need for success in today’s world.We’re constantly seeking new opportunities and networks of support for our students—from new courses and degree programs to experiential learning, leadership, service, and internship experiences you can use to fulfill your life’s goals.

A connection to career
We prepare students for the workforce
from day one. Whether you’re stilldeciding on a major or know what you want to study, we offer a distinctive approach to exploring new paths, changing destinations, and mapping your vision for the future. With the support of our career experts and committed faculty, the process helps students develop a personalized strategic plan based on their motivated strengths, interests, values, and individual goals.

There are a number of career preparation resources offered to students through Career Services: career advising, career fairs (major-, industry-, and veteran-specific events), on-campus interviews, networking events, graduate school workshops, service learning, and internships. It’s impossible to earn an education at Stevenson without being prepared for life after college.

Exceptional experiences
At Stevenson, exceptional experiences aren’t bound by classroom walls. We encourage students to continue learning outside the traditional classroom setting. Our students have deployed reef balls in Chesapeake Bay, explored Berlin’s architecture through a camera lens, traveled to France to play ice hockey, and participated in national leadership programs. Starting in your first year, with the support of our Center for Student Success and Office of Career Services, we’ll help you blend study abroad, service learning, research, internships, and other practical experiences that support your personal interests and career aspirations.

Your home away from home
Home to around 2,900 students, the residences at Stevenson University go above and beyond your housing expectations. We offer spacious apartments with full kitchens androomy suites with two bedrooms and a private bathroom, combining the comforts of home with the excitement of independent living.

Residence life that feels like home and a vibrant culture and social life are important components of the SU experience. Within the heart of Maryland, Stevenson students appreciate the beauty of rural surroundings with the convenience and appeal of a nearby urban setting.

Stevenson opened the 200,000-sq. ft. Academic Center in 2016. The building offers state-of-the-art facilities for the School of the Sciences, School of Design, and School of Nursing and Health Professions.

Stevenson recently completed renovations to the Owings Mills campus. A new quad serves as an attractive outdoor gathering space and walkable link between buildings. Garrison Hall is now home to the Student Commons, which features one of our four fitness centers, club meeting rooms, a gaming room, an eSports suite, a coffee shop, and a reading room.


Located in Owings Mills, Maryland, Stevenson’s campus is located northwest of Baltimore, about an hour north of Washington, DC; two hours from Philadelphia; and three hours from New York City. With many cities within a short distance, you’ll be able to experience exciting cultures with a suburban campus that you can make your home. 


Type of School: Private, coeducational four-year university granting bachelor’s and master’s degrees

Size of Campus:
Approximately 700 acres with continuous expansion; over the next several years, Stevenson will open a new theatre and library complex and develop new athletic complexes. 

Number of Students:
2,700 undergraduate students, 600 graduate students; student-faculty ratio of 15:1

Number of Faculty:

Colleges, programs, and degrees:
See listing to the left.

Geographic Diversity:
The student body represents 42 states and 20 foreign countries.

International Student Services:
Information not provided

International Student Budget:
Tuition: $37,082
Room and Board: $13,684
Total: $50,766
Total After Financial Aid: $27,564

Financial Aid:
The University offers generous merit-based scholarships, and more than 95% of Stevenson students receive some form of financial assistance, including work-study, grants, and loans. Full-tuition Presidential Fellowships are also available. After financial aid, the average cost of attendance is $27,564.

Test Score Requirements:
Any student whose native language is not English must submit an official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score. The following TOEFL scores are required for admission: 213 or higher (computer based); 80 or higher (internet based); or 550 or higher (paper based).
Official SAT or ACT scores must be sent directly from the CollegeBoard at Stevenson’s test codes are as follows: SAT—5856; ACT—1753.

Application Deadlines and Fees:
November 1: Presidential Fellowship (full tuition) application
December 1: Priority scholarship consideration
January 15: Scholars Programs application due
February 1: Final scholarship consideration
March 1: Final application deadline; materials received after March 1 will be considered on a space-available basis. 

Marjors, Minors, and Tracks
• Accounting
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Biomedical Engineering
• Business Administration
- Entrepreneurship
- Finance
- Sport Management

• Business Communication
• Chemistry
• Communication Studies
• Computer Information Systems
- Computer Forensics
- Network Design
- Software Design

• Counseling and Human Services
- Addictions and Mental Health Counseling
- Child, Adolescent, and Family Services

• Criminal Justice
• Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics
• Early Childhood Education
• Elementary Education
• English Language and Literature
• Environmental Science
• Fashion Design
• Fashion Merchandising
• Film and Moving Image
- Cinematography and Editing
- Producing and Writing
• Graphic Design
- Interactive Design
- Motion Graphics
- Photography
• History
• Interdisciplinary Studies
• Legal Studies
• Marketing
• Mathematics
- Actuarial
- Business
- Interdisciplinary
- Scientific
• Medical Laboratory Science
• Middle School Education
- English Language Arts and Social Studies
- Mathematics and Science

• Nursing
• Psychology
• Theatre and Media Performance

Minors: Professional Focus
• Applied Management
• Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
• Human Resources
• Real Estate
• Software Design and Coding

Minors: Discipline Focus
• Accounting
• Art
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Communication
• Criminal Justice
• Economics
• English
• Environmental Science
• Fashion Design
• Fashion Merchandising
• Film and Moving Image
• Graphic Design
• History
• Human Services
• Information Systems
• Legal Studies
• Management
• Marketing
• Mathematics
• Music
• Philosophy
• Photography
• Psychology
• Religion
• Sociology
• Theatre and Media Performance

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