Methodist University (Methodist)

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Methodist University can be found in Fayetteville, NC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled each year at Methodist University.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to this school. A score within the range of 950 to 1140 on the SAT exam, or 17 to 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Methodist average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.14 for accepted students. Roughly 60 percent of all applicant were admitted at Methodist University, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 19 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Methodist Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Methodist University was reported as 63.0% in Fall 2020 with over 3,210 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • Methodist ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • Methodist Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Methodist University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Methodist, 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 Methodist University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 54.8%
  • 2017-2018: 57.2%
  • 2018-2019: 54.7%
  • 2019-2020: 63.0%
  • Projected Methodist Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 54.4%

How Does Methodist Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Methodist is eleven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mount Olive College58.5%
Shaw University63.4%
Meredith College64.7%
William Peace University50.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • 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 Methodist (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 580
Math480 - 560
Total Score950 - 1140
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math16 - 23
Composite Score17 - 22
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