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Methodist University

Fayetteville, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate79%

Methodist University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Methodist University. The acceptance rate at Methodist University is 79%. Out of 2,914 applications received in 2023, 2,290 students were offered admission.

If you are planning on applying to Methodist University, the application fee is $50.

Students who apply to Methodist University for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.

Methodist University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Methodist University's admissions stats.

Methodist University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 13%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 14%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 18%
Waitlist No

Methodist University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Methodist University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Methodist University?

Methodist University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Methodist University directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Methodist University Admissions

Transferring to Methodist University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Methodist University

Methodist University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Methodist University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Methodist University

Wondering what factors are considered by Methodist University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with Methodist University for more information on admission factors.

Methodist University Application Requirements

To apply to Methodist University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Methodist University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Methodist University?

Students admitted to Methodist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 77% submitted a class rank. At Methodist University 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 37% were in the top 25% and 75% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Methodist University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 25%
3.75 and 3.99 16%
3.50 and 3.74 15%
3.25 and 3.49 10%
3.00 and 3.24 18%
2.50 and 2.9 14%
2.00 and 2.49 2%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Methodist University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Methodist University 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 2022, 14% of Methodist University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 18% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Methodist University?

To be competitive with other Methodist University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1130 and 1230 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Methodist University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1230 and 25% of scored lower than 1130, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Methodist University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Methodist University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.

To be most competitive at Methodist University, you should strive to earn between 22 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Methodist University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Methodist University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.

More Information on Transferring to Methodist University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Methodist University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Methodist University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Methodist University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Methodist University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Methodist University.

Does Methodist University accept transfer credits?

✅ Methodist University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Methodist University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Methodist University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Methodist University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Methodist University?

✅ Methodist University is not test optional.

What is Methodist University's acceptance rate?

✅ Methodist University has an acceptance rate of 79%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Methodist University?

🟨 Methodist University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Methodist University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Methodist University? Methodist University is a somewhat selective institution. The Methodist University acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.


Methodist University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

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

Methodist University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1230


Math SAT Range

560 - 620


Reading SAT Range

550 - 620

Methodist University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Methodist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.58. 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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