Meredith College (Meredith)

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Meredith College can be found in Raleigh, NC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around 2,000 students are enrolled at Meredith College.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at Meredith College. A score in the range of 1020 to 1220 on the SAT exam, or 18 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Meredith average GPA (2.89 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of around 65 percent with 30 percent of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Meredith Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Meredith College was reported as 64.7% in Fall 2020 with over 1,940 college applications submitted to Meredith. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Meredith ACT Scores: 18 - 25
  • Meredith Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Meredith College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Meredith, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Meredith College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 60.8%
  • 2017-2018: 68.9%
  • 2018-2019: 62.6%
  • 2019-2020: 64.7%
  • Projected Meredith Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 59.9%

How Does Meredith Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Meredith College is fourteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
William Peace University50.6%
Shaw University63.4%
Saint Augustine's University73.4%
Barton College45.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Meredith (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 620
Math500 - 600
Total Score1020 - 1220
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 25
Math17 - 25
Composite Score18 - 25
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