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Methodist University

Fayetteville, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

About Methodist University

Methodist University Overview

Methodist University is a private, religious school in the suburban setting of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Methodist University was founded in 1956 and enrolls around 1,916 students a year, including 1,520 undergrad students. Methodist University offers on-campus housing for up to 995 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 70% of students spend their weekends on campus.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by September 1.

Student Involvement at Methodist University

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Methodist University's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Methodist University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? Methodist University has both fraternities and sororities.

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

2022 Methodist University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 14%
Tuition $37,438
Percent of Need Met 70.5%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $28,912

Is Methodist University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better view of what Methodist University offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

Methodist University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Methodist University. The university admitted 79% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 2,914 students applied to Methodist University and 2,290 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Methodist University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of 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 Methodist University, around 62% are still enrolled the next year. Around 38% of students who started at Methodist University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. 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 Methodist University Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 95% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

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

Methodist University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Methodist University's endowment was $13.9 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $18,078 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Methodist University

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.

Methodist University meets 70.5% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $28,912 a year.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $34,716 in student loans for each student with debt. 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 financial aid is awarded 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! You should never have to pay to submit 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 Methodist University.

Based on this information, is Methodist University the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Methodist University a good school for you?

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Where is Methodist University?

Methodist University is located in the suburban setting of Fayetteville, North Carolina, in the suburbs of Raleigh-Durham.

If you are interested in seeing Methodist University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Fayetteville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Fayetteville Regional.

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

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College Info

5400 Ramsey Street Fayetteville, NC 28311-1498

Campus Setting: Suburban

Methodist University Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Methodist University is Continuous processing.

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Methodist University ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Methodist University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Methodist University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Methodist University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1230


Math SAT Range

560 - 620


Reading SAT Range

550 - 620

Methodist University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Methodist University is like? There are approximately 1,916 students enrolled at Methodist University, including 1,520 undergraduate students and 396 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 73% percent are from NC and 27% percent of students are from other states.


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