Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$37,176

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

100%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Private

1,528

undergraduate students

282

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Meredith College, founded in 1891, is a liberal arts college for women. Its 225-acre campus is located in Raleigh.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,810
Established in 1891
Coeducational Women Only

225-acre campus in Raleigh (population: 464,758). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Raleigh-Durham International

Meredith College
3800 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC
27607-5298

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Entertainment Association
  • Recreation Association
  • Class Organizations
  • choral groups

Top Events

  • Cornhuskin'
  • Day of Celebration
  • Spring Formal

Fun Facts

  • Only those students graduating in an odd-year class are eligible to audition for The Oddballs, a four-member spirit group at Meredith College.
  • Every four years, the faculty at Meredith College perform Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland for the students.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
80%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
33%
500-599
45%
400-499
16%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
53%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
8%
24-29
30%
18-23
46%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline February 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.49

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
interview
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $37,076
Room & board $10,930
Additional fees $100
Total $48,106

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

synchronized swimming

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Computer Science
Criminology
Dance, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion/Apparel Design
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
Interior Design
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,810

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,528
students

Female
100%
1,525

Male
0%
3

16%

282
students

Female
89%
252

Male
11%
30

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

1,464
students

Female
100%
1,464

Male
0%
0

5%

64
students

Female
96%
61

Male
4%
3

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 81%
Student 4 year graduation rate 57%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

36

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: November 5

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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