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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
1,682
Undergraduate
Students
(99.9%) 1,680 Women
(0.1%) 2 Men
299
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 1,737 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.37
SAT Math
490-585 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20-26 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 2018 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
131
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
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
54% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Angels
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.3% Asian
8.5% Black/African-American
8.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.8% White
3.6% Unknown
International Students
1.7% from 33 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
53.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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