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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.

Website: www.meredith.edu/

Private
1,528
Undergraduate
Students
(99.8%) 1,525 Women
(0.2%) 3 Men
282
Graduate
Students

Admission

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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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,106
Tuition and Fees
$37,176
Room and Board
$10,930
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Freshman Award
$28,267
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$34,959
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
123
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Raleigh Population
423,179
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
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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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.7% Asian
8.7% Black/African-American
9.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.3% White
5.3% Unknown
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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