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About Methodist University

Methodist University is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Methodist University was founded in 1956 and now enrolls around 1,773 students a year, including 1,426 undergrads.

Methodist University offers housing for up to 995 students. The majority of students live on-campusand first year-students are required to live in on-campus housing..Each weekend, 70% of students stay on-campus..

As of 2021, the total market value of Methodist University's endowment was $13,931,560 The institution spends around $18,078 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 10 undergraduate students for every full-time Methodist University professor.

2021 Methodist University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Average GPA 3.5
Mean ACT score 21
Tuition $36,260

2022 Methodist University Regular Decision Application Deadline

All regular decision applicants will be notified by September 1.

Methodist University Early Admission

Methodist University does not offer early decision or early action.

Methodist University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Methodist University. Methodist University admitted 76% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 2,253 out of 2,970 total applicants were accepted. ### Methodist University Waitlist 2021

Methodist University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Methodist University?

Methodist University is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Methodist University, applicants must submit the following items.

Methodist University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Methodist University

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Methodist University is 3.5 /4.0. The mean ACT score for Methodist University students is 21.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Methodist University.

Methodist University Waitlist 2021

Methodist University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Methodist University Test Optional?

Methodist University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 56% submitted the SAT. 53% submitted the ACT.

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Does Methodist University Provide Student Housing?

Yes! Methodist University provides on-campus housing for up to 995 students.

Methodist University students are active in the school's Student Activities Committee, Student Government Association and Student Education Association. Homecoming, Spring Fling, and and Show You Care Day are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Methodist University.

Financial Aid at Methodist University

Methodist University meets 66% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $26,061 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Is Methodist University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Methodist University

About 58% of students who start at Methodist University return for their second year of college. Out of the 509 students who started at Methodist University as first-time freshman, 121 graduate within four years.

Methodist University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 40%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

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

Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $33,813 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Methodist University sound? Remember, the best school 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 Located?

Methodist University is located in the suburban setting of Fayetteville, North Carolina, less than an hour from Raleigh-Durham.

If you want to see Methodist University for yourself, 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 transfer applications to Methodist University is Continuous processing.

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Methodist University ACT Scores


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18 - 24

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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 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Methodist University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 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.

Methodist University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

940 - 1120


Math SAT Range

470 - 590


Reading SAT Range

460 - 570

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Wondering what life at Methodist University is like? There are approximately 1,773 students enrolled at Methodist University, including 1,426 undergraduate students and 347 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 69% percent are from NC and 31% percent of students are from other states.


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