The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

Stetson University

Founded in 1883 in DeLand, Florida, Stetson University now stretches across Florida at more than 4,000 students strong. U.S. News & World Report ranked Stetson University No. 5 on its 2019 list of Best Regional Universities (South) and No.3 on its Best for Veterans Regional Universities (South). In addition, Stetson has been recognized as one of The Princeton Review’s 384 Best Colleges 2019, representing the top 15 percent of all colleges and universities. Stetson comprises the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration and School of Music at the DeLand campus, and the College of Law in Gulfport, next door to St. Petersburg, Florida. Stetson University Center at Celebration just south of Orlando serves graduate students and provides certificate programs, while the Tampa Law Center rounds out the school’s four campuses. The University has a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and is a member of NCAA Division I offering 18 sports for men and women. The 3,150 undergraduates represent 43 states and 64 countries. Recent capital improvements include the Rinker Welcome Center, a one-stop building for all student needs; the Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center, a place for environmental research and home to Stetson Men’s and Women’s Rowing; and a newly renovated Carlton Union Building where students gather to dine, relax, shop, have coffee, and engage with one another as well as staff. Stetson University focuses on intense learning experiences in a supportive community that allows students to develop their voice in a connected, inclusive environment. It provides an inspiring education that engages students with challenging and creative study while fostering values of personal and social responsibility. With a core commitment to liberal learning in the context of an array of arts and sciences and professional programs, Stetson students cultivate their abilities to explore issues, think critically, reason empirically, express persuasively and connect ideas creatively across their studies and life experiences. Stetson’s vibrant community of teacher-scholars nurtures the unique potential of individual students and prepares them to use innovative approaches to solving complex challenges that will shape the future of our society.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2012

Number of students: 816

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61%
21%
1%
5%
12%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
61%
18%
1%
9%
11%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
54%
11%
9%
16%
10%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Stetson University in the Fall of 2012. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Stetson University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Stetson University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Stetson University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Stetson University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Stetson University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
STETSON UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2012 BY SUMMER 2018
 
2012-13
 
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2015-16
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2016-17
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2017-18
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Bachelor's degree from Stetson University 0% 0% 4% 54% 61% 61%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Stetson University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Stetson University 0% 0% 4% 54% 61% 61%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 8% 16% 18%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 2% 3% 3% 2% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 2% 4% 11% 18% 21%
Enrolled at Stetson University 98% 77% 62% 9% 1% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 14% 20% 15% 8% 5%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 1% 2% 1% 1% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 15% 22% 16% 9% 5%
Current Status Unknown 2% 6% 8% 10% 11% 12%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2012

Number of students: 92

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72%
17%
1%
2%
8%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
67%
11%
5%
9%
8%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
22%
3%
57%
13%
5%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Stetson University in the Fall of 2012. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Stetson University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Stetson University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Stetson University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Stetson University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Stetson University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
STETSON UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2012 BY SUMMER 2018
 
2012-13
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2015-16
 
2016-17
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2017-18
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Bachelor's degree from Stetson University 0% 22% 58% 67% 72% 72%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Stetson University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Stetson University 0% 22% 58% 67% 72% 72%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 1% 3% 4% 9% 14% 16%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 2% 0% 3% 2% 0% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 3% 3% 7% 11% 14% 17%
Enrolled at Stetson University 91% 57% 13% 5% 1% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 13% 13% 9% 3% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 13% 13% 9% 4% 2%
Current Status Unknown 5% 5% 9% 8% 9% 8%