Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$39,952

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

100%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,199
Declined 475
Total Received 1,674
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Private

1,629

undergraduate students

343

graduate students

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School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,972
Established in 1891
Coeducational Women Only

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Meredith College
3800 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC
27607-5298

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
580
25th
498
75th
25
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) February 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline October 30
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 2
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,199
Declined 475
Total Received 1,674

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$25,330

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,832
Room & board $11,746
Additional fees $120
Books & supplies $850
Total $52,548
Average Financial Aid - $25,330
Total with Avg. Aid $27,218

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,198,769
State $3,823,103
Institutional $19,524,709
Other external $1,667,146
Total $28,213,727

Non-need-based

Federal $107,321
State $30,575
Institutional $7,176,507
Other external $95,742
Total $7,410,145
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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 MEREDITH
F: 919 760-2373
finaid@meredith.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
American Government and Politics (United States).
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
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.
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fashion Merchandising.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Graphic Design.
History, General.
Human Nutrition.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Interior Design.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Meeting and Event Planning.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,972

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

1,629
students

Female
100%
1,623

Male
0%
6

17%

343
students

Female
88%
302

Male
12%
41

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,501
students

Female
100%
1,501

Male
0%
0

8%

128
students

Female
96%
122

Male
4%
6

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Countries most often represented Afghanistan
China
Colombia
Kenya
Mexico
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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