Stevenson University

Stevenson University

Stevenson University (formerly Villa Julie College) was established in the year 1947 by the sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Previously, Villa Julie College was a community college for local residents. The campus spreads over an area of 80 acres. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

Stevenson University's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. They are nicknamed the Mustangs. The college's athletic teams participate in sports such as basketball, baseball, and track. The campus is home to several clubs and organizations based on the varied interests of the students.

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Contacting Stevenson University

Stevenson University
1525 Greenspring Valley Rd
Stevenson , MD 21153-0641
General Phone: (410) 486-7000

Stevenson University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management152business management, accounting, business communications
Nursing and Emergency Medicine106registered nursing
Law92legal assistant, legal professions
Computer Science and Engineering82computer programming, computer services management
Liberal Arts55English, interdisciplinary studies, public history and archival administration
Education and Teaching44elementary school teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching
Science38biology, chemistry
Family and Social Work33family and community services
Design31design and visual communication
Photography and Commercial Art27film studies
Therapy and Counseling21psychology
Security and Law Enforcement5forensic science
Medical Support and Technology4clinical lab tech
Mathematics1applied mathematics

Number of programs and degrees for Stevenson University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree60520
Master's degree854
Associate's degree11

Stevenson University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Stevenson University had a total enrollment of 3,304 students (3,016 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 30%
Women 70%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 91%
Graduate 9%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 16%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 35%
20-21 30%
22-24 15%
25-29 6%
30-34 4%
35-39 2%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Stevenson University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %
Part-Time 50 %

Stevenson University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460560
SAT Math460570
ACT Verbal1824
ACT Math1824
ACT Composite1924

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT97%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT14%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Stevenson University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 19,200
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,200
Room and board $ 9,856
Room charge $ 6,460
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,396
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 3,404

Financial Aid:
Stevenson University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 210700)

Stevenson University Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year10$69,08522$75,782
Associate professoracademic year12$65,20813$64,543
Assistant professoracademic year21$57,56120$58,177
Instructoracademic year3$53,13510$51,027
All faculty totalacademic year46$61,77365$64,309

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Stevenson University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Capital Athletic Conference
Baseball Capital Athletic Conference
Track Capital Athletic Conference

Stevenson University Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Design and Visual Communications, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Family and Community Services

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Professions and Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Public/Applied History and Archival Administration

Applied Mathematics

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Photography And Commercial Art
Film/Cinema Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Stevenson University Apart:

% of degrees in art studies
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Stevenson University % of degrees in art studies
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Stevenson University % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Stevenson University Minority % of student body
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Stevenson University Dorm rooms per full-time student
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Stevenson University Female % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 15%Stevenson University Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in design
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Stevenson University % of degrees in design
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Stevenson University % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in law
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Stevenson University % of degrees in law

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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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