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Stetson University

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DeLand, FL
+1 386-822-7000
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I met my wife over 55 years ago at the beautiful colorful fountain.

Stetson University began as DeLand Academy in 1883. Its name was changed to John B. Stetson... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jack B
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DeLand, Florida
Stetson University

Beautiful University and well endowed! That really take care of their students and parents with... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
msfrancis2018
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Atlanta, Georgia
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This university is interesting architecturally and historically.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stetson University began as DeLand Academy in 1883. Its name was changed to John B. Stetson University in 1889 in honor of the well-known hat manufacturer who gave generously to the university. It has a total enrolment of over 4,000 students. Just a few of...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

Beautiful University and well endowed! That really take care of their students and parents with sincerity!

Thank msfrancis2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

They maintain this campus like a PGA golf course. It's beautiful. As an avid photographer, I was in heaven. We don't really know the calibre of education here, but id the grounds are any indication, it must be great.

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Visited with my daughter for Open House Mar 17- very nice college campus & students are also very friendly. You can tell professors and staff are genuinely interested in the students and always encouraging you to reach out to them for communication. Really go out...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

We actually live in Deland and Stetson just adds beauty to our small town. Our daughter went to Stetson and received an excellent education. The campus itself is absolutely gorgeous to walk through. The landscape and tree lined campus is worth visiting if you are...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

Drove and strolled thru the beautiful campus and it brought back memories of playing against the Stetson Hatters soccer team in the early 70's.

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

We love visiting colleges when we are in the area and this is a great campus. We visited their art museum on campus and were impressed by the breathe of works they have from students to professional. Worth the stop.

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Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Wow what a night ! A Carol Carol concert with a difference ! A real start to Christmas with fantastic musicians and choir ! Whole show was entertaining with Christmas songs from around the globe ! Truly profesional production in the most beautiful setting of...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

I take my walks on the campus often, it is so beautiful..love the old buildings, and the ambiance of the place,,lovely landscaping..even prettier on a nice day..one of the nicest college campuses I have visited..

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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

The concert was very good. This is an annual event that runs for 4 days with 2 performances on Saturday. The campus is easy to get to and plenty of parking. It is wheelchair accessible. Buy tickets early and you can have early dinner at...More

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The college is probably the only attraction there. I was just next to it this Friday. The town is in existence because of the college and Daytona nearby. It would be an overflow area for Daytona, but not as nice as... More
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