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Campbell University

Buies Creek, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate87%
Acceptance Rate87%

About Campbell University

Campbell University Overview

Campbell University is a private, religious school in a rural setting in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Campbell University was founded in 1887 and the school presently has around 5,622 students per year, including 3,325 undergrad students. Campbell University ensures on-campus housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from Campbell University by September 1.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Campbell University!

Interested in music or performing? At Campbell University you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Campbell University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? Campbell University has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Campbell University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Campbell University on the Student Life page.

2022 Campbell University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 87%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 30%
Tuition $36,650
Percent of Need Met 69.7%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $35,651

Is Campbell University a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Campbell University offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Campbell University

Around 87% of applicants get into Campbell University each year. Last year, 4,142 students applied to Campbell University and 3,614 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Campbell University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Campbell University, around 74% return for the next year. Campbell University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 56%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Campbell University Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Campbell University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Campbell University

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Campbell University meets 69.7% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Campbell University full-time are awarded $35,651 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $29,819 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Campbell University.

Based on this information, does Campbell University seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Campbell University a good school for you?

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Where is Campbell University Located?

Campbell University is located in the rural setting of Buies Creek, North Carolina, less than an hour from Raleigh.

If you want to see Campbell University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Buies Creek, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Raleigh-Durham International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Campbell University and Buies Creek are like without leaving home.

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College Info

143 Main Street Buies Creek, NC 27506

Campus Setting: Rural

Campbell University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Campbell University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Campbell University is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Campbell University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

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19 to 25

Avg

19 and Less

Low

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Campbell University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1210

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Math SAT Range

510 - 600

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 630

Campbell University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$53,260

In State

$53,260

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$36,650
$36,650
Fees
$1,830
$1,830
Housing
$13,130
$13,130
Books
$1,650
$1,650

Student Life

Wondering what life at Campbell University is like? There are approximately 5,622 students enrolled at Campbell University, including 3,325 undergraduate students and 2,297 graduate students. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from NC and 19% percent of students are from other states.

83%

Full Time

17%

Part Time

81%

In State

19%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,622

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

87%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$38,480

Out-of-State

$38,480

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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