Methodist University 1

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5400 Ramsey Street

Fayetteville, NC 28311-1498

Phone: (800) 488-7110
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
rolling admission

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#48 Overall Score: 49 out of 100. Regional Colleges (South)

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Methodist University is a private institution that was founded in 1956. It has a urban setting and the campus size is 600 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Methodist University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 48. Its tuition and fees are $27,122 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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.

General Information

School type private
Year founded 1956
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A


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 less selective, with an acceptance rate of 60.6 percent.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 60.6% 4
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.7 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Methodist University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

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Student gender distribution N/A
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

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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

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Tuition and fees $27,122 (2012-13)
Room and board $10,063 (2012-13)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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