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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?

3,634 Full-Time Undergraduates
$21,434 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 one 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.

Campbell University Rankings

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Campbell is ranked #689 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. Campbell also holds the #20 spot on the Best Colleges in North Carolina ranking.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Campbell has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Campbell

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Diversity 337
Best Colleges for Veterans 394
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 504
Best Colleges for International Students 609
Best Colleges for the Money 623
Best Colleges 689

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?

$21,434 Net Price
87% Take Out Loans
4.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Campbell is $21,434. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Campbell

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,112 $19,498 $19,186 $22,700 $24,430

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

3,634 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,384 undergraduate students at Campbell, with 3,634 being full-time and 750 being part-time.

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

There are also 2,220 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,634 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 66
Black or African American 544
Hispanic or Latino 288
White 2,142
International Students 75
Other Races/Ethnicities 519

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 Majors

In 2017-2018, Campbell University awarded 2,138 undergraduate degrees and 1,338 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 21 0 0
Allied Health Professions 0 2 43 0
Behavioral Science 1 0 0 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 7 0 0
Business Administration & Management 10 102 57 0
Chemistry 0 8 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 2 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 9 0 0
Computer Information Systems 3 45 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 29 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 5 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 2 0 0
Economics 0 6 0 0
Educational Administration 0 0 8 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 45 12 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 2 0 0
General Biology 0 69 31 0
General Education 45 0 0 0
General English Literature 0 3 0 0
General Psychology 0 69 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 17 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 34 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 86 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 2 0 0
History 0 9 0 0
Homeland Security 1 42 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 29 0 0
Information Technology 2 31 0 0
International Business 0 2 0 0
International Relations & National Security 0 1 0 0
Journalism 0 3 0 0
Law 0 0 0 114
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 2 0 0
Marketing 0 28 0 0
Mathematics 0 6 0 0
Music 0 9 0 0
Nursing 0 41 0 0
Osteopathic Medicine 0 0 0 159
Other Education 0 14 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 19 0 0
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 61 0 0
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 45 31 98
Political Science & Government 0 11 0 0
Public Administration 0 1 0 0
Public Health 0 0 22 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 27 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 10 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 39
Religious Studies 1 7 0 0
Romance Languages 0 3 0 0
Social Work 0 14 0 0
Special Education 0 3 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 2 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 19 1 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 6 8 0
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 39 3
Total 126 2,012 512 826

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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