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Methodist University is a private institution that was founded in 1956. It has a city setting and the campus size is 600 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Methodist University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 23. Its tuition and fees are $27,122 (2012-13).
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Methodist University enrolls approximately 2,400 students, from 48 states and 41 countries. These students are engaged in an active classroom environment, enrolled in over 70 majors and concentrations and 30 + minors, and active in almost 70 clubs and student organizations as well as 19 NCAA Division III athletic programs. Because of the academic rigor, a unique combination of the liberal arts and career oriented academic programs and these diverse enrichment opportunities, Methodist University graduates are highly sought after and successful. Located in one of North Carolina's largest cities, Fayetteville, NC, Methodist University is growing at a rapid rate yet remains one of the best values in higher education in the southeast.
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
When applying to Methodist University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Methodist University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 62.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||62.0% 4|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Methodist University is 13:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 65.2 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Methodist University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Methodist University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Methodist University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Methodist University, 60 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Methodist University.
|Students who have cars on campus||60%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Methodist University, 77.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,486.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$27,122 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,063 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data