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Meredith College
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  • 4 Year
  • RALEIGH, NC

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2.12.2024

Thinking about how you'll pay for college? Meredith College offers generous scholarships that can help! Academic merit scholarships start at $20,000 annually and are awarded at the time of admission to every first-year student. If you have an exceptional academic record, your award could be up to $27,000 annually. We also offer full-ride scholarships, STEM programs, talent scholarships, and more. Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

3800 HILLSBOROUGH ST
RALEIGH, NC 27607
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
USA South Athletic Conference
From Meredith College

Located in the vibrant capital city of Raleigh, N.C., Meredith challenges students to discover what makes them strong, build on those strengths, and prepare to change the world. With more than 90 majors and minors, an empowering community, an average class size of 14, world-class internships and study abroad experiences, and StrongPoints®, a strengths-focused personal coaching initiative, it’s no wonder 98% of our grads rated the value of a Meredith education as good, very good, or excellent.

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Meredith College Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 15
Acceptance Rate
70%
SAT Range
1060-1230
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,717 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$29,442 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 40 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 53 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 53 responses

Majors

Launch Your Healthcare Career

academic spotlight

Thinking about a healthcare career? We offer individualized advising, shadowing and clinical experiences, and an ideal location surrounded by leading healthcare organizations. It’s no wonder our grads attend top schools like Duke University School of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,373 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
54
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Variety
    51%
  • Preppy but nice.
    35%
  • Sorority like
    11%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
73%
Poll
72%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 53 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 80 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 39 responses
  • Creative and fun while being studious.
    49%
  • Intimate
    26%
  • Wonderland
    10%
  • Liberal
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Other
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

Meredith College Reviews

Rating 3.92 out of 5  762 reviews
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