ӣƵCollege challenges students to discover what makes them strong, build on those strengths, and prepare to make a positive impact on the world. With more than 90 undergraduate academic programs, over 30 graduate and certificate programs, and ٰDzԲʴǾԳٲ®, a powerful strengths-focused personal coaching initiative, it’s no wonder U.S. News, The Princeton Review, and Niche have all named ӣƵa “Best College.” Wherever you’re going in life, lead with your strengths – and go strong.

  • Իܲٱmajors, and minors:over 90
  • DZܳپDzԲgraduate and certificate programs:34
  • Undergraduate degrees:B.A., B.S., B.M., B.S.W.
  • Graduate degrees: M.A. in Biomedical Sciences*, MAT,MBA, M.Ed., M.S. in Nutrition,M.A. in Psychology: I-O Concentration, M.A. in Criminal Justice
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Programs:Business, Criminal Justice, Digital Media, Paralegal, Pre-Health, Dietetic Internship
  • Student/faculty ratio:10:1
  • Average class size:14


*Available starting fall 2024

  • Students come from28 states and territoriesԻ44 countries
  • Total enrollment: approximately1,600
  • Graduate enrollment: approximately 275
  • Multicultural students: 34%
  • Every student participates inٰDzԲʴǾԳٲ®, apersonal coaching and advisingmodel found only at Meredith
  • ٳܻԳclubs and organizations:100+
  • پDz:11
  • 47%of students participate inundergraduate research
  • 32%of students participate instudy abroad(compared to national average of 10%)
  • 97%of students participate in an applied learning experience such as study abroad, undergraduate research, or internships
  • In recent years, ӣƵstudents have achieved both record four-year graduation ratesand thehighest retention rate since 1999.
  • ѱ徱ٳ’sfour-year graduation rateis higher than the rates of nearly every N.C. public university.
  • 92% of our graduates wouldchoose ӣƵagain, and 96% wouldrecommend Meredithto others
  • 98% of alumnae rated the value of a ӣƵcollege education as good, very good, or excellent.
  • Graduates thriving in all 50 States and abroad: 24,000
  • According toU.S. News, ӣƵCollege has been consistently ranked both a top regional and national college
  • U.S. News ranks ӣƵ#112 among National Liberal Arts Colleges for social mobility, placing us in the top 50%
  • One of the “Best Colleges in the Southeast” according to The Princeton Review, placing ӣƵamong the top 23% of colleges in the U.S.
  • #2 Best Liberal Arts College in North Carolina according to Niche.com
  • “Hidden Gem” – Best College in N.C. by College Raptor
  • Top 30% among colleges and universities in the U.S. by College Factual
  • #13 Best College in N.C. by Intelligent.com
  • TheUndergraduate Research Programsupports student/faculty partnerships in the pursuit of research and creative activity in all fields. College funds underwrite travel costs for students presenting their work at conferences.
  • Study Abroad optionsinclude a semester-long program in Sansepolcro, Italy, with additional opportunities worldwide including Costa Rica, Iceland, and France.
  • Honors Programoffers special classes, individualized study and research, travel opportunities, and enrichment activities.
  • InternshipsԻCooperative Educationare available in all areas of study.
  • Dual Degree Engineeringprogramoffered in partnership with NC State University.
  • Accelerated Graduate Programs including Accelerated Law Programs with Elon University and Campbell University, and Meredith’s Accelerated MBA allow students to save both time and money.
  • Undergraduate student-faculty ratio is approximately10:1.
  • Average class size is14.
  • 87% of full-time professorshave earned doctoral or other terminal degrees.
  • Academic Merit Awards provide $20K annual fundingto academically qualified students
  • $57 millionin financial assistanceis coordinated by ӣƵannually
  • over 95% of students receive scholarships and/or financial aid
  • $39,597 was the average amount of financial aid awarded to first-year students last year
  • Over300 endowed scholarshipsare available to ӣƵstudents
  • ӣƵCollege is located in Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city. More than176,000 college studentsreside in the Research Triangle Park area, the country’s premiere research and development hub.
  • Historic225-acre campus is home to academic, administrative, and residential buildings that total 945,743 square feet. Facilities include a 1,200 seat amphitheater, seven residence halls and student apartments, student center, fitness center, and athletic field and track complex.
  • Carlyle Campbell Libraryhas more than 190,000 volumes, 16,000 microforms, and 3000 newspaper and journal subscriptions.
  • Science and Mathematics Building includes unique classroom settings, specialized labs, and a telescope observatory deck.
  • CHESS Building houses communication and exercise and sport sciences programs and includes a human performance lab, media and podcast studios, editing suites, and more.
  • ӣƵCollege is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097; telephone 404-679-4501) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
  • ӣƵis also accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Council on Social Work Education, Council for Interior Design Accreditation, North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction, the Accreditation Commission of the Association for Advancing Quality in
    Educator Preparation (AAQEP), and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).
  • Tuition and fees for full-time undergraduate students:
    2023-24 Full-Time Tuition: $43,936
    Housing & Food: $12,920
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Contact Information
3800 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
Phone: (919) 760-8600
Fax: (919) 760-8330
1-800-MEREDITH