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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    C-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    D-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    A
Campbell University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Baptist
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Pioneer Football League
Address
143 Main Street
Buies Creek, NC 27506
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Campbell University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
920-1130
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$25,483/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $22,679/ year
  • $30-48k
    $23,065/ year
  • $49-75k
    $25,146/ year
  • $76-110k
    $26,816/ year
  • $110k+
    $27,929/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.81 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.83 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.83 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,737Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 46 responses
Report
  • Wide range of different ideas
    48%
  • Everyone has their place
    20%
  • Excited
    17%
  • Bored
    15%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
39%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.87 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.121 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 57 responses
Report
  • Sense of Community
    72%
  • Professional
    11%
  • Energetic
    9%
  • Boring
    5%
  • Unorganized
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.65 responses
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This is my first year in college and I just finished my first semester with lots of great memories and lessons. Even as a commuter, it's still a transition from high school to college, and Campbell was able to help me make the transition very simply and easily. Most of my professors were really good, and the student activities I was able to participate in were very fun! I've learned and gained some new responsibilities throughout this first half of the year which I believe I'll be able to carry with me throughout the rest of my college career and life.
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I attended Campbell University from 2015-2017. I believe that Campbell offers an extraordinary value for what you get in return. It’s professors and support staff are of top notch quality. They will bend over backwards to ensure you understand the material. Moreover, they invest every ounce of effort possible to ensure you do well academically. Although Campbell isn’t well known outside of the South, their programs are designed to maximize the potential of every student while, at the same time, safeguarding the integrity of the field of study. If you want an academic program that will equip you with every tool you need to be successful, strongly consider Campbell University.
Campbell University has a character that distinguishes itself from any other mid-sized university. The professors are welcoming and are willing to go out of their way to make sure that you are getting the best possible education, especially within the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business. Campbell makes you feel like they truly want to invest in you as a person, not just as a student, and put time into helping you grow both spiritually and academically. Even as a non-religious student, I felt welcomed on the campus and accepted for my personal beliefs, despite Campbell's status as a Baptist Christian university. While the party scene is basically non-existent and the campus is dry, it is still a fun school to attend and students get very excited for some of the bigger school and sporting events. As a rising-junior, I always look forward to the start of the academic year and becoming more involved in the Buies Creek culture.