Campbell University Overview
Campbell University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Buies Creek is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Campbell University Known For?
- The student loan default rate at Campbell is 4%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Campbell.
- In 2019-2020, 48% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Campbell makes roughly $49,601 a year. This is 22% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
Campbell University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Campbell has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Campbell.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Campbell has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Campbell University?
Contact details for Campbell are given below.
|Address:||143 Main Street, Buies Creek, NC 27506|
How Do I Get Into Campbell?
You can apply to Campbell online at: https://www.campbell.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for Campbell
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Campbell?
Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 81%, and the acceptance rate for women is 81%.
Average Test Scores
About 64% of students accepted to Campbell submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 600.
Can I Afford Campbell University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Campbell, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $8,711 a year. That adds up to $34,844 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Campbell is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Campbell University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,244 graduate students at the school.
Of the 3,098 full-time undergraduates at Campbell, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Campbell University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||448|
|Hispanic or Latino||282|
North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Campbell University. At this time, 29 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 46 countries are represented at Campbell. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Sweden, and Spain.
Online Learning at Campbell University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Campbell has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 74th most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Campbell
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Campbell University was $36,740 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Campbell is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Other Science Technologies/Technicians||#9||#6|
|Science Technologies / Technicians||#12||#9|
|Other Health Professions||#33||#33|
|General Social Sciences||#62||#59|
Online Growth Rankings of Campbell
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Campbell University was 0.8%. This is the #1,673 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Campbell regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Campbell majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||4%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||33%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Campbell ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Campbell.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Public Relations & Advertising||#109|
|Philosophy & Religious Studies||#145|
|Communication & Media Studies||#211|
|Communication & Journalism||#326|
|Computer Information Systems||#386|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#395|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#490|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Campbell University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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