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Meredith College
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  • 4 Year
  • RALEIGH, NC

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 minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

3800 HILLSBOROUGH ST
RALEIGH, NC 27607
Athletic Division
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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 academic programs, an empowering community, world-class internships and study abroad experiences, and StrongPoints®, a strengths-focused personal coaching initiative, it’s no wonder 95% of our graduates say they'd choose all over Meredith again.

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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
72%
SAT Range
1010-1200
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,357 / 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
$25,175 / 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
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 38 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 49 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 49 responses

Majors

Learn By Doing: Internships at Meredith

Internships are an essential part of the Meredith experience. Coordinators work with students to find the right placement. And our ideal location near downtown Raleigh and the Research Triangle plus strong faculty connections provide rich opportunities for students to land top internships that frequently turn into full-time positions with leading companies like SAS, Cisco, and Credit Suisse.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,468 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
53
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 33 responses
  • Variety
    48%
  • Preppy but nice.
    39%
  • Sorority like
    9%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
71%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 49 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 76 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Creative and fun while being studious.
    56%
  • Intimate
    29%
  • Wonderland
    9%
  • Liberal
    6%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
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

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