Campbell University

Buies Creek, NC

Campbell is a church-affiliated university. It was founded as an academy in 1887, became a four-year college in 1961, and gained university status in 1979. Its 850-acre campus is located in Buies Creek, 30 miles from Raleigh and Fayetteville.

Website: www.campbell.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,934
Undergraduate
Students
(51.4%) 1,509 Women
(48.6%) 1,425 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
60% of 3,348 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$43,710
Tuition and Fees
$32,500
Room and Board
$11,210
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$29,970
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$29,975
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
196
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Buies Creek Population
2,942
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
62% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Fighting Camels
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 2  
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies 2  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
450 Leslie Campbell Avenue
City, State, Zip
Buies Creek, NC 27506
Phone
(910) 893-1290 x1290
Fax
(910) 893-1288
E-mail
admissions@campbell.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
3 required for some freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
60% of 3,348 applicants were admitted
Women
58% of 1,848 applicants were admitted
Men
61% of 1,500 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,378 (69%) of 2,001 admitted students enrolled
Women
678 (63%) of 1,080 admitted students enrolled
Men
700 (76%) of 921 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.40
3.75 and Above
61%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
7%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 38%
Top quarter: 80%
Top half: 92%
National Merit Scholar
0%
Valedictorian
2%
Class President
0%
Student Government Officer
7%

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$43,710
Tuition and Fees
$32,500
Room and Board
$11,210
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification
Not reported
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002913
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
707 (91.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
530 (75.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
530 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
182 (34.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$29,970
Need-Based Gift
Received by 392 (74.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,959
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 523 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,686
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 520 (98.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
177 (22.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,067

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
3,005 (82.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,381 (79.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,381 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
611 (25.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$25,720
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,882 (79.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,339
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,337 (98.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,591
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,018 (84.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
622 (17.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,756

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$29,975
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
29.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
2,905
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
42
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
38
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
900
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,806
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • Army JROTC/ROTC
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Teaching French as a Second or Foreign Language
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
196
Part-Time Faculty
109
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
59%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 34% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 19% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
256
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
 
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Not available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science, Master of Athletic Training, Master of Trust and Wealth Management, Master of Divinity, Master of Physician Assistant Practice, Master of School Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Middle School Education
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Secondary Education
  • Theology

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Ministry, Doctor of Osteopathy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Pharmacy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Law
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Theology

Location and Setting


Buies Creek Population
2,942
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh
Campus Size
850 acres

Weather

Temperature
28.8 average low in January, 85 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Dunn
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Raleigh

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing
Students in College Housing
62% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
38%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Fighting Camels
School Colors
Orange and black

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x      
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading    
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student government association, baptist student union, campbell catholic community, presidential scholars club, pre-pharmacy club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,934
Women
1,509 (51.4%)
Men
1,425 (48.6%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,731
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students.
Not reported
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.7%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
49.9%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
51.7%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Average Starting Salary
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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