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Meredith College

Women's D3 Coach: Lauren Scott
Profile
Size
2 / 10
1,603 Undergrads / 1,905 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$26,958 Net Price
Selectivity
5 / 10
65% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    USA South Ath. Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
11 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
80%
Overall Graduation Rate
66%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
57% / 66%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are schedueld in Virginia and North Carolina.

Recruit Commits
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Mackenzie Bianchi Harford Technical Highschool Bel Air , MD Goal
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Lauren Oliver Glen Allen Glen Allen, VA Def
Hannah Dilday Apex Friendship Apex, NC Att
Olivia Blake Apex Friendship Apex, NC Mid
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Abbey Brown Hoggard Wilmington, NC Goal
Rachel Argabright Green Hope Cary, NC Mid
Briana Petrusa Holly Springs Holly Springs, NC Att
Joy Deitrich Leonardtown Great Mills, MD Goal
Lilia Cruz Leonardtown Great Mills, MD Goal
Lilia Cruz Leonardtown Great Mills, MD Att
Hanna Anderson Wakefield Raleigh, NC Mid
Brooke Leithead Wakefield Wake Forest, NC Mid
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Natalie Purcell Broad Run Ashburn, VA Mid
Ansley Harris Apex Apex, NC Def
Haley Whitfield Middle Creek Apex, NC Goal
Sydney Hardee Sanderson Raleigh, NC Goal
Casey Sprague Wakefield Raleigh, NC Att
Julia Dunshee Chesapeake Pasadena, MD Def
Olivia Higgs Chopticon Hollywood, MD Mid
Julie Anne Pretty Wakefield Wake Forest, NC Mid
Henley Peatross R.J. Reynolds Winston Salem, NC Mid, Att
Maria Leigh Codispoti Leesville Road Raleigh, NC Att
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Rachel Long Westerville North OH Mid
Margaret Kaplan-Paliwoda St. Margaret's Episcopal Aliso Viejo, CA Goal
Jordyn King Lake Norman Mooresville, NC Mid
Katie Pelnik Apex Apex, NC Def
Cierra Mozer Pickering-Air Academy (CO) Pickering, LA Mid, Def
Holly Hite Middle Creek Apex, NC Mid
Tessa Minnich Hoggard Wilmington, NC Def
Madison Watkins Cambridge South Dorchester Cambridge, MD Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Events By Meredith College Coaches
Sep 28 '19
Raleigh, NC
 
Women's 13-18
Sep 26 '20
Raleigh, NC
 
Women's 13-18
Location
3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC, 27607 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greensboro/Winston-Salem North Carolina Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Wilmington North Carolina Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greenville North Carolina Area
  • Rocky Mount North Carolina Area
  • Jacksonville North Carolina Area
  • Goldsboro North Carolina Area
  • Fayetteville North Carolina Area
  • Hickory/Lenoir North Carolina Area
Where Grads Work
  • Wake County Public School System
  • SAS
  • NC State University
  • GSK
  • Cisco
  • BB&T
  • IBM
  • Wells Fargo
  • Duke University
  • Quintiles
  • Lenovo
  • PPD
  • Bank of America
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • RTI International
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Arts and Design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Administrative
  • Operations
  • Community and Social Services
  • Marketing
  • Healthcare Services
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Media and Communication
  • Legal
  • Consulting
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
460 - 563
Math
500 - 600
Total
1000 - 1190
ACT
English
17 - 25
Math
17 - 25
Composite
18 - 25

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 1,936 1,936
% Admitted 65% 100% 65%
% Admits That Enroll 30% % 30%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.34
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (21%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (10%)
    Psychology (10%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (9%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sci. (7%)
    Social Sciences (7%)
    Communication & Journalism (7%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (6%)
    Health Professions (5%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (5%)
    English Language & Literature (4%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (3%)
    History (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    Education (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    Foreign Languages
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $26,958

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

    Net price calculator

    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$38,620
    Books & Supplies$850
    Cost of Living$11,360
    Personal Expenses$1,840
     
    Sticker Price$52,670

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship100%$22,203
    Federal Grants36%$4,974
    Pell Grants35%$4,621
    Other Federal5%$3,093
    State & Local Grants48%$5,425
    Institutional Grants98%$18,235
     
    Student Loans63%$9,054
    Federal Loans62%$5,769
    Other Loans14%$14,823

    Financial aid office

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $114 Million $59,597

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $26,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $18,000 $276

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 4.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 914 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $39,500

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.97 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 57% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    Brine Ambassadors Cup
    Nov 20-22 '20
       
       
     
    MidAtlantic Girls Showcase
    Nov 14-15 '20
    MD: Lutherville-Timonium
       
       
     
    Raleigh Laxfest Girls
    Nov 14-15 '20
    NC: Holly Springs
       
       
     
    Lax Clash
    Nov 8 '20
    MD: Bel Air
       
       
     
    Prime Time
    Nov 7 '20
    MD: Bel Air
       
       
     
    Fall Premier Showcase
    Oct 31 '20
    MD: Bel Air
       
       
     
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape - -
    Fondling - -
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 1 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with other professional programs
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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