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MEREDITH COLLEGE, RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA

Raleigh, North CarolinaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1891Established Year
  2000Enrollment

Meredith College Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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Meredith College is a private college, established in the year 1899. It is located in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Meredith College has an enrollment of over 2000 students from 33 states and 39 countries. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 11:1, the college has an average class size of 16. Over 80 undergraduate and 24 graduate programs are offered by the Meredith College.

Ranking

  • Ranked consistently as both a top regional and national college, according to US News
  • Ranked among the top 20% of colleges in the country by Forbes.com
  • One of the “Best Colleges in the Southeast” according to The Princeton Review
  • Among the top ten colleges in North Carolina, according to USA Today College
  • Among the top 10 or 15% "Most Focused" for Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Family, Consumer, and Human Science; Visual and Performing Arts; Mathematics and Statistics; Chemistry according to College Factual
  • Among the top 15% "Highest-Paid Graduates" in Business, Management, and Marketing according to College Factual

Highlights

College TypePrivate
LocationNorth Carolina
Campus SettingUrban
Official Websitemeredith.edu
Establishment Year1891
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1
Average Class Size16
No. of Programs OfferedUndergraduate: 80
Graduate: 24

Meredith College Programs, Campus and Residence

Campus and Residence

Meredith College campus is situated on Hillsborough Street, Raleigh NC. The college offers on-campus residential facilities through 7 residence halls namely Brewer Residence Hall, Faircloth Residence Hall, Heilman Residence Hall, Poteat Residence Hall, Stringfield Residence Hall, Vann Residence Hall, and The Oaks Apartment Style Housing.

Double-occupancy rooms are available for first-year residents, and single-occupancy rooms available to upper-level residents. Roommates are paired by the housing staff. Students can apply for on-campus housing while submitting an application to the college and will have to pay 11,360 USD per year as a Housing fee when admission is granted.

Students who wish to reside off-campus must submit the off-campus housing request. They can stay off-campus with roommates by signing a contract with proprietors.

Programs

Meredith College offers undergraduate major and minor programs, graduate programs, adult education programs and continuing education programs in Healthcare, Business, Management, Education, Arts and Marketing.

Students can choose from over 80 major and minor programs and 19 graduate and professional programs. More than 97% of students choose to participate in Applied Learning Programs to get on-site experience.

The Food and Nutrition Program and Social Work programs are some of the popular Undergraduate level programs and MBA and Paralegal Programs are popular at the graduate level.

Meredith College Application Process

Application Portal: Undergraduate applicants can apply either through college application or through the Common Application portal. Transfer and Adult students are required to use the Meredith College Transfer and Adult Students platform.

Application Fee: An application fee of 40 USD should be submitted along with the documents to the Meredith College Office of Admissions.

Application Deadline: International students who wish to pursue any program at Meredith College, should apply by February for the Fall Semester and by November for the Spring Semester.

Admission Requirements: High school diploma or Bachelor's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0, at least a score of 1100 on the SAT or 22 on the ACT, Meredith College Health Form, teacher’s recommendation, writing samples

English Proficiency Requirement: International students are required to demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting IELTS or TOEFL scores.

Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance for students enrolled in undergraduate programs are:

Expense TypeCost
Tuition Fee38,520 USD
Residence Fee11,360 USD

The current fee structure for some graduate programs is as follows:

ProgramFee per Credit Hour
MBA1,309 USD
Education675 USD
Paralegal915 USD

Scholarships/Financial Aids

Meredith College provides financial aid in the form of scholarships, grants and loans. Here's an overview of one type of scholarship offered to students:

Type of ScholarshipMeredith College Academic Merit Scholarship
Amount17,000 USD - 20,000 USD
DeadlineDeadline is the same as admission deadlines.
How to Apply?Students must fill out an Application for Institutional Aid form when making admission application to be considered for a limited number of grants and scholarships available.

Work-Study Opportunity:

Meredith College offers federal work-study integration and part-time job options for students in need of financial aid or professional experience. Students can take the help of Career Counselors in OCP. Only after applying with the Office of Financial Assistance, can students get a chance to work with the Society for Human Resource Management or the Southern States Communication Association or many other different organizations.

Students can use the Join Handshake platform to look for internships or they can look for opportunities during the Spring Career Fair in February. A non-profit career fair is held as well to recruit potential employees for Universities and government agencies, students can utilise this facility as well.

Besides this, students can look for jobs at the internship expo.

Alumni Network

Meridith College has more than 22,000 Alumnae who contribute as fund raisers, social workers and professional guides for students.

Few notable alumni of college are Linda McKinnish Bridges, Associate Dean of Admissions at Wake Forest University; Denise Perry Parker, Associate Director of Alumnae Relations at the Alumnae House; Alexis Trell, Young Alumnae Board Member at Meredith College; Betsy Lane Cochrane, Leader at North Carolina House and Senate; and Sarah Parker, Chief Justice at NC Supreme Court.

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Meredith College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population2143
FAFSA Code002945
Application Cost$40
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$37,076 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

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April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score109810001195 66%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560510610-
Mathematics538490585-
ACTCheck Detailed Score232025 68%
English211824-
Mathematics221825-

Meredith College Acceptance Rate

68.9%

Acceptance Rate

1737

Total Applicants

2143

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

2.7%

Male

97.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program68.9%
Total Applicants2597
Total Enrolled1789
Graduate
Graduate Programs68.9%
Total Applicants514
Total Enrolled354

Meredith College Enrollment

Enrollment
Meredith College Enrollment2143
Undergraduate Enrollment1789
Graduate Enrollment354
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate59.1%

Attendance Cost

$37,076

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$37,076 / Year
Post Graduate Program$17,350 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$850 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$10,718 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,840 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$10,718 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$1,840 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$1,840 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$1,840 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music
ProgramsAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
1954193618-
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    5237, 3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607
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    Bus Station

    Faircloth St at Meredith College0.09 Km
    Wade Ave at Faircloth St0.24 Km
    Ridge Rd at Wade Ave (SB)0.42 Km
    Faircloth St at Beaver Dam Dr0.48 Km
    Wade Ave at Ridge Rd (Meredith College)0.49 Km
    Ridge Rd at Wade Ave (NB)0.58 Km
    Hillsborough St at Meredith College (WB)0.65 Km
    Beryl Rd at Method Rd0.84 Km
    Wade Ave at Dogwood Ln215.2 Km
    Wade Ave at Dogwood Ln6694.47 Km
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    Shopping Mall

    Ridgewood Shopping Center0.43 Km
    Balcony2.15 Km
    Mission Valley Shopping Center2.61 Km
    Cameron Village2.64 Km
    Shops at Erwin Mill2.72 Km
    Plaza West Shopping Center3.31 Km
    Avent Ferry Shopping Center3.63 Km
    Sunglass Hut at Macy's4.66 Km
    Crabtree Valley Mall4.66 Km
    Highpark Village5.32 Km
    South Hills Mall and Plaza5.91 Km
    Crossroads Plaza6.09 Km
    Moore Commercial Shopping6.13 Km
    Holly Park6.67 Km
    Pleasant Valley Promenade6.7 Km
    Cary Towne Center7.02 Km
    Townridge & The Village at Townridge7.11 Km
    Sunglass Hut7.12 Km
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    Book Store

    Reader's Corner Inc1.29 Km
    Nice Price Books & Records1.4 Km
    Foundation's Edge2.1 Km
    Better Your Self3.51 Km
    DES LIVRES ET DELICES3.82 Km
    Barnes & Noble4.46 Km
    Peace University Bookstore4.73 Km
    So & So Books5.02 Km
    Christian Science Reading Room5.02 Km
    Read With Me, A Children's Book & Art Shop5.11 Km
    Bookmark Creations5.46 Km
    Quail Ridge Books5.9 Km
    Homeschool Gathering Place6.1 Km
    Capitol Comics II6.15 Km
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    Light Angel and Harrell Communications7.24 Km
    Ollie's Bargain Outlet7.53 Km
    Children's Orchard Raleigh7.62 Km
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    Train Station

    North Carolina State Fair Station1.7 Km
    Raleigh Union Station4.41 Km

    Airport

    Sky-5 Heliport2.52 Km
    A2 Global Shipping5.8 Km

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