Stetson University Profile

Founded in 1883, Stetson University is Florida's first private university. It is located in DeLand, Florida, USA. The University has been ranked among the South's top four regional universities in U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges.

Stetson University offers a wide range of majors and minors leading to the award of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees. Graduate programs include business, education, counseling, law, and English.

The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The College of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. Stetson University College of Law has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools. The School of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Ranking Profile:

- Stetson University is ranked 3rd in the category of "Regional Universities (South)" (2011 U.S. News and World Report's guide to America's Best Colleges).

- 16th in the US News Ranking of Part-time Law Schools (2010).

- Ranked 1st in the Law Specialty Ranking: Trial Advocacy (USNWR 2009).

- Stetson University College of Law is placed as one of the "Top 100 Law Schools" in the U.S. News ranking (2008).

- Stetson University received the highest ranking of any teacher education program in Florida, according to the annual report on teacher preparation programs from the Florida Department of Education.