Meredith, founded in 1891, is one of the largest women's liberal arts colleges in the U.S. In addition to study-abroad, undergraduate research, and leadership programs, Meredith offers more than 45 majors, including pre-professional programs and a dual engineering degree program with North Carolina State University. The average class size is under 20 students. Its 225-acre campus is located in Raleigh.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Women Only
1,528
Undergraduates
4
Men - 0.2%
1,525
Women - 99.8%
282
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 1,936 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.49
SAT Math
550 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
570 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$48,106
Tuition and Fees
$37,176
Room and Board
$10,930
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$28,267
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,959
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
123
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
23%
10-19
40%
20-29
30%
30-39
5%
40-49
2%
50-99
0%
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Not reported Population
423,179
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Angels
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
3.7%
Black/African-American
8.7%
Hispanic/Latino
9.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
68.3%
Unknown
5.3%
International Students
1.3%
First-Year Students Returning
81.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
57.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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