If you want to apply to Meredith, the regular decision application deadline is February 15 and the fee for the application costs $40.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from Meredith by January 15.
|Meredith 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||17%|
|Mean SAT Score||1120|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||66%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||60%|
Meredith College offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is December 1, which is coming up fast! Meredith will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is moderately difficult to get into Meredith. Meredith evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Meredith **accepted .
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Meredith, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
To apply, all applicants to Meredith must submit the following items. Double check with Meredith's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Meredith have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 81% submitted a class rank. At Meredith 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 45% were in the top 25% and 80% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Meredith College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Meredith considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Meredith is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2020, 66% of Meredith's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 60% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Meredith applicants, you should strive to earn between 1020 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Meredith 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1020, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Meredith student is 1120.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Meredith students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Meredith students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Meredith, you should strive to earn between 18 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Meredith's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Meredith students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Meredith.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is February 15. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Meredith during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Meredith?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Meredith.
Does Meredith accept transfer credits?
Meredith accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Meredith accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Meredith accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Meredith?
Meredith is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Meredith is Feb 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Meredith is Feb 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Meredith is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Meredith. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1220 and Above
1020 to 1220
1020 and Less
The median SAT score for Meredith students is 1120. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Meredith, while applicants with SAT scores between 1020 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1020 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Meredith.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Meredith, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.49. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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