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Campbell University Overview

Located in Buies Creek, North Carolina, Campbell University is a private not-for-profit institution. Buies Creek is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Campbell University Known For?

1,069 Undergraduate Awards
$31,480 Avg Cost After Aid
81% Acceptance Rate
  • The 5% student loan default rate at Campbell is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Campbell.
  • In 2017-2018, 46% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Campbell makes roughly $45,900 a year. This is 12% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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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.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#76 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#136 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Campbell.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Science Technologies / Technicians Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Other Science Technologies/Technicians Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Osteopathic Medicine Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Science Technologies / Technicians Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best General Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Value Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular General Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#33 Best Value Public Health Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Value Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Campbell has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Highest Paid Science Technologies / Technicians Graduates College Factual
#1 Highest Paid Other Science Technologies/Technicians Graduates College Factual
#15 Best Teaching Associate’s Degree Schools Teaching Degree Search

Where Is Campbell University?

Location of Campbell University

Contact details for Campbell are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 143 Main Street, Buies Creek, NC 27506
Phone: 800-334-4111
Website: https://www.campbell.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/campbelluniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/campbelledu

How Do I Get Into Campbell?

You can apply to Campbell online at: https://www.campbell.edu/apply/

Admission Requirements for Campbell

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Campbell?

81% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
63% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 81%, Campbell may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 78%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.

Average Test Scores

About 63% 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 500 and 600. Math scores were between 510 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Campbell University  ( 500 to 600 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Campbell University  ( 510 to 590 )
200
800
Campbell received ACT scores from 65% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 19 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Campbell University  ( 18 to 24 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Campbell University  ( 19 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Campbell University  ( 20 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford Campbell University?

$31,480 Net Price
87% Take Out Loans
4.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Campbell is $31,480. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Campbell, approximately 87% of students took out student loans averaging $6,670 a year. That adds up to $26,680 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Campbell is 4.6%. 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

3,257 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,980 undergraduate students at Campbell, with 3,257 being full-time and 723 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Campbell

There are also 2,205 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,257 full-time undergraduates at Campbell, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Campbell

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Campbell University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Campbell Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 80
Black or African American 440
Hispanic or Latino 278
White 1,983
International Students 77
Other Races/Ethnicities 399

Geographic Diversity

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

627 Took All Classes Online
1,274 Took At Least One Class Online
26.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 13 bachelor’s degree and 5 master’s degree programs available online at Campbell. In 2017-2018, 1,274 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Campbell has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 19th most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Campbell

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Campbell University was 26.1%. This is the #762 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
Computer & Information Sciences 21%
Computer Information Systems 21%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 10%
General Psychology 28%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 56%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 1%
Information Technology 21%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 50%
Liberal Arts General Studies 50%
Psychology 20%
Public Health 5%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5%
Theological & Ministerial Studies 36%
Theology & Religious Vocations 36%

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
Other Science Technologies/Technicians #1
Behavioral Science #1
Science Technologies / Technicians #1
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences #5
Other Health Professions #8
General Social Sciences #9
Homeland Security #11
Religious Studies #23
Philosophy & Religious Studies #25
Information Technology #30
General Education #33
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #33
Social Sciences #34
General Psychology #37
Computer Information Systems #38
Accounting #50
Psychology #53
Teacher Education Grade Specific #59
Computer & Information Sciences #77
Health & Medical Administrative Services #79
Criminal Justice & Corrections #88
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #91
Liberal Arts General Studies #91
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #97
Education #160
Business Administration & Management #203
Health Professions #226
Business, Management & Marketing #259

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.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 45 31 98 174
Business Administration & Management 10 102 57 0 169
Osteopathic Medicine 0 0 0 159 159
Law 0 0 0 114 114
General Biology 0 69 31 0 100
Health & Physical Education 0 86 0 0 86
General Psychology 0 69 0 0 69
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 61 0 0 61
Finance & Financial Management 0 45 12 0 57
Computer Information Systems 3 45 0 0 48
General Education 45 0 0 0 45
Allied Health Professions 0 2 43 0 45
Homeland Security 1 42 0 0 43
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 39 3 42
Nursing 0 41 0 0 41
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 39 39
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 34 0 0 34
Information Technology 2 31 0 0 33
Hospitality Management 0 29 0 0 29
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 29 0 0 29
Marketing 0 28 0 0 28
Public Relations & Advertising 0 27 0 0 27
Public Health 0 0 22 0 22
Accounting 0 21 0 0 21
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 19 1 0 20
Other Health Professions 0 19 0 0 19
General Social Sciences 0 17 0 0 17
Other Education 0 14 0 0 14
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 6 8 0 14
Social Work 0 14 0 0 14
Political Science & Government 0 11 0 0 11
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 10 0 0 10
Communication & Media Studies 0 9 0 0 9
History 0 9 0 0 9
Music 0 9 0 0 9
Educational Administration 0 0 8 0 8
Religious Studies 1 7 0 0 8
Chemistry 0 8 0 0 8
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 7 0 0 7
Mathematics 0 6 0 0 6
Economics 0 6 0 0 6
Design & Applied Arts 0 5 0 0 5
Journalism 0 3 0 0 3
Special Education 0 3 0 0 3
General English Literature 0 3 0 0 3
Romance Languages 0 3 0 0 3
International Business 0 2 0 0 2
Student Counseling 0 0 2 0 2
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 2 0 0 2
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 2 0 0 2
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 2 0 2
Drama & Theater Arts 0 2 0 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 0 2 0 0 2
Behavioral Science 1 0 0 0 1
International Relations & National Security 0 1 0 0 1
Public Administration 0 1 0 0 1
Chemical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Legal Research 0 0 0 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 63 1,006 256 413 1,738

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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