|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,200 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Meredith College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,923 applications and 1,169 students were granted admission. Meredith College is at the #59 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 67% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 76% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||920 to 1123|
|ACT||21 to 26|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Meredith College's tuition was $34,807 for all students regardless of residency (29.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Meredith College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,256 (which is 3.3% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Meredith College in 2016-2017, was 299, which is 68% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,717 (which is 3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Meredith College has enrolled a total of 1,981 students (1,762 students full-time and 219 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,981 students, 85 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 2% men and 98% women and 1,685 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 296 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 19 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 9%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Meredith College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||19%||100||0|
|Legal Professions And Studies||11%||60|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||6%||31|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||27|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||5%||26|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||3%||16|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||2%||10|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||2%||8|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Meredith College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Meredith College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,400. Last year, out of the total 743 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 676 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 731 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 621 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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