For School Counselors
School Counselors are a vital part of the college search and application process. This site will provide you with the resources to help your college-bound students learn about Stevenson and have the information needed when applying.
If you need more assistance, please call the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 1-877-468-6852 or find the contact information for your specific counselor under Contact Our Office.
Winter Counselor Update: December 9
Our staff is here to assist you and your students throughout the application and enrollment process. Feel free to reach out to our staff if you have specific questions about a student, general questions about SU, questions about submitting documents, or if you would like us to visit your school. Have a question? Find your counselor’s contact information.
The admissions staff attends college fairs and conducts high school visits throughout Maryland and the East Coast. Will we be visiting your area? Check out the travel schedules for our freshman and transfer counselors.
We encourage you to attend one of our daily information sessions and campus tours which are available Monday through Friday starting at 10 a.m. on our Owings Mills Campus. Feel free to visit campus at your convenience.
If you work with transfer students and would like to arrange a visit with our transfer staff, contact Jessica Kozera, Director of Transfer Admissions, at 443-352-4403 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
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To stay informed with what’s new at Stevenson, join our mailing list or update your contact information. You can expect to hear from our office 3-4 times a year with updates to help you counsel students and invitations to our various events.
The Admissions Office hosts various programs throughout the school year for both local and out of state high school counselors.
These programs allow counselors the opportunity to learn more about SU closer to home. Currently, the Admissions Office has plans to host a fall breakfast in Virginia. To learn more about the Virginia breakfast, contact Katie Harding, Assistant Director of Admissions, at 443-352-4408 and email@example.com.
This program is held once a year for counselors outside of Maryland. Over two days, counselors have the opportunity to meet with admissions staff, faculty, coaches, and current students. All meals, accommodations, and travel provided. The 2016-2017 date has not been chosen. For more information, contact Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Associate Director of Admissions, at 443-352-4432 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Designed as day programs, Counselor Updates are held twice a year. The Winter Counselor Update will be held on Friday, December 9. Register for the Update at stevenson.edu/counselorRSVP. During the program, counselors have the opportunity to meet with admissions staff, attend a student panel, and take a tour of campus. For more information, contact Katie Harding, Assistant Director of Admissions, at 443-352-4408 and email@example.com.
The Crab Crawl is an annual tour of the 11 private colleges and universities in Maryland. This program is invitation only. To receive more information contact Katie Harding, Assistant Director of Admissions, at 443-352-4408 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students can register for daily visits and Open Houses online or by calling 1-877-468-6852.
We welcome you to bring groups of students to campus for a visit. We can accommodate groups of up to 40 guests. Group visits typically begin at 9:30am on our Owings Mills Campus and are offered Monday - Friday. Space is limited and we ask you request your visit at least one month in advance.
Please note that availability for fall 2016 is limited, but we hope you consider requesting a spring 2017 visit. During the academic year, we cannot accommodate elementary school visits.
To request a visit, please submit the following information:
Admission to Stevenson is selective and reserved for students who are prepared to meet the rigors of college-level work and whose personal characteristics make them a good fit for our community. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year and decisions are released within 3-4 weeks of all materials being received. Territory managers review applications in addition to the Admissions Committee. The freshman application is available on August 1 for the following fall semester. The first decision letters are mailed on October 15 for the following fall.
Documents can be submitted electronically through Naviance and the Common Application. We also accept transcripts electronically from high schools and community colleges that use the Electronic Transmission Transcript System. If you have questions about submitting materials, contact your admissions representative.
As a supplement to required documents, the Admissions Office will review additional recommendation letters, extracurricular activities resumes, and conduct admissions interviews. Our staff also welcomes calls on behalf of your students.
Presidential Fellowship: The Presidential Fellowship is a competitive full-tuition scholarship for high school seniors that requires a separate application due by November 1.
Founders' Scholarship: Awarded to incoming freshmen on the basis of a Founders’ Scholarship Interview, the Founders' Scholarship, in the amount of $2,000, is awarded in addition to another Stevenson University merit-based scholarship. Admitted students must meet the minimum GPA and test scores to qualify for an interview. Interviews must be completed by March 1.
Service Scholars: Service Scholars is a four year living-learning program for incoming freshmen who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to service. Students selected for Service Scholars will receive the $2,000 Founders’ Scholarship in addition to the $2,000 Service Scholarship on top of any previously awarded merit-based scholarship. The Specialty Scholarship application is due by January 15 and students must complete a Founders’ Interview by February 1.
Leadership Scholars: Leadership Scholars is a comprehensive initiative for incoming freshmen that offers participants the opportunity to engage in leadership education through personal exploration, community engagement, and collaborative problem solving. Students selected for Leadership Scholars will receive the $2,000 Founders’ Scholarship in addition to the $2,000 Leadership Scholarship on top of any previously awarded merit-based scholarship. The Specialty Scholarship application is due by January 15 and students must complete a Founders’ Interview by February 1.
Art and Design Scholarship for High School Seniors: The Art and Design Scholarship is a portfolio competition for high school seniors planning to major in Fashion Design, Film and Moving Image, or Visual Communication Design. Applications are due by January 15.
Transfer Fellowship: The Transfer Fellowship is a competitive full-tuition scholarship for incoming transfer students that requires a separate application due by March 31.
Seven Oaks Transfer Scholarship: Awarded to incoming transfer students on the basis of a Seven Oaks Interview, the Seven Oaks Scholarship, in the amount of $2,000, is awarded in addition to another Stevenson University merit-based scholarship. Students must meet the minimum credit and GPA to qualify for an interview.