Meredith College

country rank  823
world rank  2368

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University Overview

Established in 1891, Meredith College is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Raleigh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Meredith College (Meridith) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) women only US higher education institution. Meredith College (Meridith) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 129 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Meridith also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym Meridith
Founded 1891
Motto Lux
Light
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address 3800 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh
27607-5298 North Carolina
United States
Tel +1 (919) 760 8600
Fax +1 (919) 829 2828

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 3800 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh 27607-5298
(919) 760 8581
800 637 3348

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Meredith College's Library
Meredith College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 134,122 physical volumes, 10,113 physical media, 82,232 digital/electronic medium and 150 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Meredith College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,200 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Foundation for Interior Design Education and Research (FIDER)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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