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Colleges / Meredith College

Meredith College

Raleigh, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate73%

About Meredith

Located in the vibrant capital city of Raleigh, N.C., Meredith challenges students to discover what makes them strong, build on those strengths, and prepare to change the world. With more than 90 academic programs, an empowering community, world-class internships and study abroad experiences, and StrongPoints®, a strengths-focused personal coaching initiative, it’s no wonder 95% of our graduates say they'd choose all over Meredith again.

Meredith College is a private, nonprofit college in the city of Raleigh, North Carolina. Meredith was founded in 1891. The college enrolls around 1,587 students per year, including 1,322 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Meredith College

It is moderately difficult to get into Meredith. Around 73% of applicants get into Meredith each year. Out of 1,775 applications received in 2022, 1,299 students were offered admission.

Meredith College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 73%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 16%

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Meredith College is located in the city of Raleigh, North Carolina,.

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College Info

Meredith Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Meredith is Feb 15.

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Meredith SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1140 - 1310


Math SAT Range

540 - 640


Reading SAT Range

600 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1310 and Above


1140 to 1310


1140 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Meredith students is 1120. Applicants with SAT scores of 1310 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Meredith, while applicants with SAT scores between 1140 to 1310 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1140 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Meredith.

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