Meredith College Overview
Meredith College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The location of Meredith is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is Meredith College Known For?
- Students at Meredith have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 5%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at Meredith.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
- The average Meredith student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Meredith College 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.
Meredith 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 Meredith.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Meredith has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Meredith College?
Contact details for Meredith are given below.
|Address:||3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607-5298|
How Do I Get Into Meredith?
You can apply to Meredith online at: www.meredith.edu/admissions/apply
Admission Requirements for Meredith
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Meredith?
Average Test Scores
About 66% of students accepted to Meredith 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 490 and 585.
Can I Afford Meredith College?
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 Meredith, approximately 64% of students took out student loans averaging $7,418 a year. That adds up to $29,672 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Meredith is 4.8%. 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.
Meredith College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 282 graduate students at the school.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Meredith College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||125|
|Hispanic or Latino||142|
North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Meredith College. At this time, 15 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 18 countries are represented at Meredith. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Kenya, and Afghanistan.
Online Learning at Meredith College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Meredith has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 96th 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 Meredith
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Meredith College was 451.3%. This is the #153 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Meredith regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Meredith majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Meredith 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 Meredith.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
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%.
Meredith College 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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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