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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
3.5% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
1,923 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
88.9% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
223 Graduates

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The median tuition at Meredith College is $34,807, which is $2,597 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,597.

In 2016, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 65% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Meredith College received 1,923 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 11.7% annual growth. Out of those 1,923 applicants, 1,169 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,981 students enrolled at Meredith College in 2016, and 76% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Meredith College has an overall enrollment yield of 36.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Meredith College has a total enrollment of 1,981 students. The full-time enrollment at Meredith College is 1,762 students and the part-time enrollment is 219. This means that 88.9% of students enrolled at Meredith College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Meredith College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.6% White, 8.99% Black or African American, 5.45% Hispanic or Latino, 3.18% Two or More Races, 2.98% Asian, 0.71% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.15% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Meredith College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (58%), followed by Black or African American Female (6.66%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (3.89%), followed by White Male (0.61%) and Black or African American Female (0.35%).

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In 2016, 547 more women than men graduated from Meredith College. The majority of students graduating from Meredith College are White. These 402 graduates mean that there were 6.38 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 63 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Meredith College is General Psychology with 48 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 36 graduates and General Business Administration & Management with 32 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Meredith College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Human Sciences, with 51 graduates, followed by Philosophy and Religious Studies with 9 graduates and Legal with 30 graduates.


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Meredith College has an endowment valued at nearly $96.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $429,379 (0.44%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Meredith College had a total expenditure of $50.8M. Of that $50.8M, they spent $21.8M on salaries and $5.5M on benefits.

Meredith College employs 48 Professors, 40 Associate professors, and 35 Assistant professors. Most academics at Meredith College are Female Professors (34), Female Assistant professors (28), and Female Associate professors (26).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Meredith College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 58 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 45 employees, and Service with 42 employees.



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