Meredith College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Raleigh, NC, Meredith College is one of the best universities in the state of North Carolina. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Meredith College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Meredith College.

3800 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC 27607-5298
Phone: (919) 760-8581
Web site:

Rankings: Meredith College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.3
Graduation and retention ranking: 142
Average freshman retention rate: 74.2%
6-year graduation rate: 66.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 63%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 3
Faculty resources ranking: 119
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 68.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.2%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 10:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 80.2%
Student selectivity ranking: 188
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 940-1130
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 18%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 48%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 69.4%
Financial resources rank: 132
Alumni giving rank: 173
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 19.0%

Meredith College History

Essential Facts: Meredith College

  • Meredith College is a private institution that was founded in 1891. Meredith College’s ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, #136.
  • Meredith College is a great school with wonderful and caring professors. Meredith has a small college atmosphere but also has lots of activities and many things to do nearby.
  • Chartered in 1891, Meredith College opened with just over 200 women. Meredith challenges students to explore their interests, expand their skills, and build on their strengths.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 49%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 55%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 96%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, student government, student newspaper, yearbook