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Meredith College

Raleigh, NC

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.

Web Sitewww.meredith.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalNo, women only
Undergraduate Students1,685
   Women1,682 (99.8%)
   Men3 (0.2%)
Graduate Students296

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate61% of 1,923 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.34
SAT Math460-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading460-563 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite20-26 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$47,897
Tuition and Fees
$34,907
Room and Board
$10,390
Average Percent of Need Met76%
Average Freshman Award$25,635
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$33,993

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
126
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Raleigh Population423,179
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 87% of freshmen, 58% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotAngels
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
8.8% Black/African-American
0.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.2% White
5.6% Unknown
International Students5.2% from 37 countries
First-Year Students Returning78.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
51.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.15 3.57 560 525 23
Low 2.45 2.50 490 470 21
High 4.00 4.40 630 580 25
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