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Methodist University (formerly Methodist College), founded in 1956, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 600-acre campus is located in Fayetteville, 60 miles south of Raleigh.

Website: www.methodist.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,217
Undergraduate
Students
(46.3%) 1,027 Women
(53.7%) 1,190 Men
199
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 2,904 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.28
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$46,511
Tuition and Fees
$33,846
Room and Board
$12,665
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$26,032
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,211
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
127
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 41% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Fayetteville Population
204,408
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Raleigh-Durham
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
57% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Monarchs
Sororities
3% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
23.5% Black/African-American
4.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
54.8% White
10.1% Unknown
International Students
5.1% from 53 countries
First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
16.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
95%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
25.0%
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