63%

Acceptance Rate

$22,212

Avg.Financial Aid

002945

FAFSA Code

About Meredith College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,905

Website

www.meredith.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private university by the name of Meredith College is located in Raleigh, NC. It was in 1891 when the Meredith College was founded. Meredith College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Lux (Latin) and its official colors are maroon and white. Out of total 1,980 students enrolled at MC, 1,682 belong to undergraduate courses while 298 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 180 faculty. Around 100% of the students are females and 0% are males. Notably, Meredith College is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At MC around 68% are white, 10% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 9% are Black or African American. Moreover, around 95% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its 129 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Judy Woodruff, Sarah Parker, Beth Leavel, and Silda Wall Spitzer. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 121 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by MC. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation), CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education). Meredith College has around $114 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

3800 Hillsborough St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9197608600
Fax: 9197602373
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Meredith College has been ranked at the 520th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

63%

SAT Range

1000 - 1200

ACT Range

19 - 26

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university takes in few each year. Moreover, admission to MC is easy. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $40. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1020-1220, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Meredith College is 21. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5298. To gather more information, they can call them at (919) 760-8600.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,471

Average Annual Cost

$37,076

Books And Supplies

$850

Other Fees

$100

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,930

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,840

Total One Year Cost

$50,796

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to MC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $52,670 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($38,620), books and supplies ($850), room and boarding ($11,360), and budget for other expenses ($1,840). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

80%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

32%

Male Professors

68%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Biology, General

45 Graduates

Psychology, General

42 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

30 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

27 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

24 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

24 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

18 Graduates

Social Work

18 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

17 Graduates

Public Health

15 Graduates

Chemistry

14 Graduates

Criminology

13 Graduates

Mathematics

13 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

12 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

11 Graduates

Sociology

11 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

10 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

9 Graduates

Computer Science

8 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

6 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

6 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

6 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Dance

4 Graduates

Economics

3 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Political Science and Government

3 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

1 Graduates

Marketing

1 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,603

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

31%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

N/A

US National: 44%

Female

100%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

69% White

6% Unknown

8% Black

9% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

9%

Out Of State

85%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$66,301 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 86% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

86%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Avenging Angels

School Colors

maroon, black, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Other

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At MC, $11,360 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at MC. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 0% male and 100% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$22,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$228 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,212

Students Receiving Federal Grants

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,626

Students Receiving State Aid

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,885

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,235

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$27,520

$30K - $48K

$26,150

$48K - $75K

$22,919

$75K - $110K

$21,441

> $110K

$18,744

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,410,145

In case the students at Meredith College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,974, whereas the financial aid is $18,235. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $5,425 as well as institutional aid worth $18,235. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Meredith College amount to $7,410,145 per annum.

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