Meredith College Rankings

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In the World#3785 of 14178
In North America#1084 of 2629
In the United States#1011 of 2528
In North Carolina#27 of 66
In Raleigh#2 of 6

Quick Review

Gender
All female
Acceptance rate
65%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$26,958 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,528
Graduates
282
Male:Female Ratio
1:99
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Meredith College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate65%65%
Applicants1,9361,936
Admissions1,2531,253
Freshmen enrolled full time376376
Freshmen enrolled part time11

3 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
250 or 66%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Meredith College are 1020-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
226 or 60%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Meredith College are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1202 (67%)
Black or African American175 (10%)
Hispanic165 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown100 (6%)
Asian74 (4%)
Two or more races59 (3%)
Nonresident Alien26 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,958/year
Average aid awarded
$22,203
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,882
$30-48K$19,130
$48-75K$21,878
$75-110K$24,994
$110K+$30,104

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$38,520$11,479
Tuition in-state$38,520$11,479
Tuition out-of-state$38,520$11,479
Fee in-district$100$150
Fee in-state$100$150
Fee out-of-state$100$150

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,150
Combined charge for room and board$11,360

Meredith College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General3126
Biology & Biological Sciences, General39
Psychology, General39
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General251
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General156
Social Work18
Interior Design16
English Language and Literature, General15
Dietetics & Dietitian15
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication15
Child Development14
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General14
Fashion Merchandising13
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General13
Accounting12
Marketing & Marketing Management, General12
Mathematics, General11
Human Nutrition11
Sociology10
Mass Communication & Media Studies9
Political Science and Government, General8
Chemistry, General7
Graphic Design7
Elementary Education and Teaching7
History, General6
Computer Science6
Public Health, General6
Special Education and Teaching, General6
International Relations and Affairs5
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor5
Fashion & Apparel Design4
Environmental Studies4
Dance, General3
Economics, General3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2
Fine & Studio Arts, General2
Art Teacher Education2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Reading Teacher Education2
Education & Teaching of the Gifted and Talented2
Religion & Religious Studies1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Music Performance, General1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Grand Total39380
TotalWomen
Graduation rate66%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
288
Citations
4,986

Publication count by topic

Psychology
65
Business
35
Sociology
29
Biology
26
Computer science
19
Medicine
15
Mathematics
14
Political science
14
Geography
10
Chemistry
10
Economics
10
History
8
Art
8
Philosophy
7
Environmental science
3
Geology
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History127169
Business15401,286
Political science2098145
Psychology24341,227
Geology2615121
Economics2806177
Philosophy28562
Sociology318958
Geography342864
Biology3730652
Environmental science382481
Computer science3866288
Chemistry4331275
Medicine4762119
Mathematics486636
Physics52992

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199068
1991114
1992110
199318
1994213
1995213
1996216
199708
1998120
1999016
2000211
2001230
2002441
2003128
2004457
2005545
2006652
20071452
2008867
200913104
201012130
201121196
201211310
201310288
201412359
201512407
201622389
201713359
201811375
201917464
202016480

General info

Alternative namesMeredith
Meridith
Founded1891
WikipediaMeredith College
MottoLux
Light
Colorsmaroon, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-July)
Total FTE staff458
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address3800 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27607-5298
United States
City population440,000
Phone9197608600
Fax+1 (919) 829 2828

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