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  • Meredith College
  • General Address :
  • 3800 Hillsborough St
    Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
    Phone: (919) 760-8600
  • Institution Type :
  • Private , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • 1,000-5,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • In educating women to excel, Meredith College fosters in students integrity, independence, scholarship, and personal growth. Grounded in the liberal arts, the college values freedom and openness in the pursuit of truth and, in keeping with its Christian heritage, seeks to nurture justice and compassion.

    Meredith endeavors to create a supportive and diverse community in which undergraduate and graduate students learn from the past, prepare for the future, and grow in their understanding of self, others, and community. To these ends, Meredith strives to develop in students the knowledge, skills, values, and global awareness necessary to pursue careers, to assume leadership roles, to continue their education, and to lead responsible lives of work, citizenship, leisure, learning, and service.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $40
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants1,76201,762
    Percent admitted62%-62%
    Percent admitted who enrolled38%-38%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading460570
    SAT Math470570
    ACT Composite2025
    ACT English1925
    ACT Math1925
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees$26,200$27,770$29,186$30,5624.7%
    Books and supplies$750$750$850$750-11.8%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$7,500$7,950$8,348$8,7665.0%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$7,500$7,950$8,348$8,7665.0%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$36,250$38,270$40,224$41,8784.1%
    Off Campus$36,250$38,270$40,224$41,8784.1%
    Off Campus with Family$28,750$30,320$31,876$33,1123.9%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (919) 760-8565
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid1405100%————
    Grant or scholarship aid405100%$6,611,355$16,324
    Federal grants14937%$660,518$4,433
    Pell grants14435%$601,318$4,176
    Other federal grants164%$59,200$3,700
    State/local government grant or scholarships21453%$1,122,670$5,246
    Institutional grants or scholarships405100%$4,828,167$11,921
    Student loan aid29272%$2,394,340$8,200
    Federal student loans29071%$1,740,117$6,000
    Other student loans4912%$654,223$13,351

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid11,54993%$24,557,505$15,854
    Pell grants58535%$2,426,045$4,147
    Federal student loans1,14269%$8,374,711$7,333

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