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Meredith College
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  • 4 Year
  • RALEIGH, NC

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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 B minus
  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 A minus

editorial

Meredith is an above-average private college located in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,464 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Meredith acceptance rate is 65%. Popular majors include Psychology, Biology, and Business. Graduating 66% of students, Meredith alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,800.

About

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

Meredith College Rankings

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

Meredith Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Application Deadline
February 15
SAT Range
1020-1220
ACT Range
18-25
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$26,958 / 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
$22,203 / 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
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 38 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 47 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 47 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,464 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
64
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Variety
    48%
  • Preppy but nice.
    42%
  • Sorority like
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Poll
70%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 47 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 74 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Creative and fun while being studious.
    55%
  • Intimate
    27%
  • Wonderland
    9%
  • Liberal
    6%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
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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