Meredith College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: North Carolina


Meredith College is a private liberal arts college for women located on an attractive 225-acre campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. Students come from 35 states and 39 countries, and the college places high value on diversity and global experiences. Students can chose from 32 majors, and the college has an impressive 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio and average class size of 16. Experiential learning is a high priority at Meredith, and the majority of students participate in some form of internship, co-op, or other experiential learning opportunity. On the student life front, Meredith students can choose from over 90 clubs and organizations. In athletics, the Meredith Avenging Angels compete in the NCAA Division III USA South Athletic Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Business Administration, Child Development, Communication, English, Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2250
Total Grad Students: 423
Undergraduate Students: 1827
Faculty: 146

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 15:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: 100%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 43%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 60%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

3800 Hillsborough St
Raleigh North Carolina 27607


Main Email:

Main Phone: 919-760-8600

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Cricket McCoy

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
C or better

Credits (Min/Max):
30 hours or meet freshman requirements. No maximum/ Student must complete a minimum of 31 hours at Meredith

Test Scores for Applying:
Yes, if less than 30 hours of transferable credit

Letters of Recommendation Required:
College Official Recommendation Form/ Be in good academic and social standing at the institution from which you are transferring

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:
Have 30 or more transferable hours with 18 semester hours in general education. Meet the math requirement for admissions (college-level math course or high school algebra I, II & geometry

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Spring Deadline:

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 18 24
English 18 24
Math 18 24
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 450 560
Math 460 563

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 61%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -61%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 750

Other Expenses: 1800

Room and Board: 7950

Tuition and Fees: 27770

Total Cost: 38270

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7553

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 68%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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