Meredith College

Introduction
AACSB Accredited

Mission Statement

Meredith College, grounded in the liberal arts and committed to professional preparation, educates and inspires students to live with integrity and provide leadership for the needs, opportunities and challenges of society.

What makes Meredith strong?

We could answer that question any number of ways: Our 19,000 graduates who are going strong across the country and around the world. Our smart students who are engaged in research, service learning, studying abroad and preparing to make a difference in their communities. Our talented faculty and staff who make Meredith College stronger every day with their unwavering commitment to Meredith's mission. All going strong.

Strong Rankings

  • Consistently ranked one of the top 10 colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report
  • Ranks among the top 20% of colleges in the country by Forbes.com
  • Is one of the “Best Colleges in the Southeast” according to The Princeton Review
  • Has been named a "College of Distinction"
  • Named one of North Carolina's best colleges by BestColleges.com
  • Among the “Top 50 Alma Maters of National Board Certified Teachers.” Meredith was the only private institution in North Carolina to make the list, which is compiled by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
  • Named a 2014 Military Friendly School. This list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
  • ​Included on the 2015 STEM Jobs Approved College List
  • Named one of the Top 10 Colleges and Universities in North Carolina by College Factual, in a list publicized by USA Today College.
  • Rated number five on the College Choice 2015 Best U.S. Women's Colleges ranking. Meredith scored a 91 in academic reputation, which was the second highest on the list.

More than one hundred years ago, Meredith College opened with just over 200 women. Today, our student body has grown to include nearly 2,000 students, including men who are part of our graduate programs. All learn to enhance their strengths, broaden their perspectives, and prepare for lives of impact and distinction. All going strong.

Vision

Meredith College is respected nationally as a vibrant learning environment in which students enhance their strengths, broaden their perspectives, and prepare for lives of impact and distinction.

Values

The Meredith College community is dedicated to core values drawn from Meredith’s mission and heritage, including its founding as a women’s college by North Carolina Baptists.

These values serve as the foundation for our programs, our interactions with each other and our outreach beyond the campus:

  • Integrity…upholding high standards of truth and personal honor;
  • Intellectual freedom…fostering a spirit of openness and inquiry, and respecting a range of perspectives and voices;
  • Academic excellence…promoting scholarship, innovation, curiosity, intellectual challenge, hard work, and lifelong learning;
  • Responsible global citizenship…contributing positive change through ethical leadership and civic engagement;
  • Personal development…seeking intellectual, personal, and spiritual growth through structured and individual learning and experience;
  • Religious diversity…avowing the College’s Christian heritage while respecting all faiths and spiritual beliefs; and
  • Relevance…meeting society’s needs by educating students in programs that prepare them for the future.

About Meredith

Chartered in 1891, Meredith College opened with just over 200 women. Today, our student body has grown to nearly 2,000 and includes men at the graduate level. Meredith challenges students to explore their interests, expand their skills, and build on their strengths. Our graduates go on to use their intellect and abilities to make a positive impact on the world. At 124 years and counting, Meredith College is still going strong.

Quick Facts

  • Undergraduate majors, minors and concentrations: over 80
  • Coeducational graduate and certificate programs: 16
  • Undergraduate degrees: B.A., B.S., B.M., B.S.W.
  • Graduate degrees: MAT, MBA, M.Ed., M.S. in Nutrition
  • Student/faculty ratio: 12:1
  • Average class size: 17

Students

  • Students come from 26 states and 39 countries
  • Total enrollment: 1,885
  • Graduate enrollment: 241
  • Multicultural students: 25%

Experience

  • Student clubs and organizations: 100+
  • Division III athletic teams:8
  • 32% of students participate in undergraduate research
  • Nearly 30% of students participate in study abroad (compared to national average of 9%)

Outcome

  • 94% of our graduates are employed or pursuing graduate study within a few short months of graduation.
  • 93% of our graduates would choose Meredith again, and 97% would recommend Meredith to others.
  • 97% of our graduates were very satisfied with their academic experience
  • Graduates living in all 50 States and abroad: 19,000
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MBA

MBA Project Management

Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2016 USA Raleigh + 1 more

Go strong for project management. The demand for skilled project managers is expanding dramatically across the U.S. as well as in the Triangle area. [+]

Go strong for project management. The demand for skilled project managers is expanding dramatically across the U.S. as well as in the Triangle area. High demand for project-oriented professionals means that individuals with proven project management knowledge and skills are well-compensated, with both average salaries and salary growth reflecting that increased demand. To meet the need for competent project professionals, the Meredith MBA offers a project management concentration. The concentration complements the MBA's core curriculum. By completing an MBA with a concentration in project management, you'll enhance your career and create opportunities for leadership and advancement. Through Meredith's MBA program with Project Management in Raleigh, you'll learn to define and plan projects, improving cost, quality, and delivery with efficient and effective project management processes. You’ll know how to negotiate effectively and manage conflict. And you’ll become adept at identifying and utilizing key performance metrics that demonstrate your project’s success. In short, you'll become an even stronger business professional with the unique skills needed to thrive in this growing field. To earn the concentration, you'll complete the 33-credit-hour Meredith MBA – choosing three project management elective courses to complement the 24 hours of core MBA courses. Project Management Electives MBA 645 – Strategies for Effective Negotiation MBA 648 – Project Management MBA 649 – Advanced Project Management Why Meredith? At Meredith, our program is small enough to get to know you as an individual. You'll develop meaningful relationships with expert faculty and become a part of our vibrant community. You'll meet with visiting speakers and network with your peers. With the Meredith MBA with a concentration in Project Management, you'll go strong. [-]

The Meredith MBA

Campus Full time Part time 2 years August 2016 USA Raleigh + 1 more

The Meredith MBA program in Raleigh is designed for working professionals, allowing you to complete your degree at your own pace with classes scheduled around your regular work hours. [+]

Personal and strong. The Meredith MBA. The Meredith MBA program in Raleigh is designed for working professionals, allowing you to complete your degree at your own pace with classes scheduled around your regular work hours. You'll strengthen the skills you possess and acquire additional knowledge to make you a more versatile and effective leader – and you'll increase your earning potential. Program Quick Facts Lowest cost AACSB program in the Triangle GMAT waiver offered 33 credit hour program Concentrations available in Human Resource Management and Project Management Coeducational program open to men and women Average class size of 18 Internships available Courses delivered in the evening throughout 14-week semesters Approximate time to degree is two years; accelerated and slower-paced options are available Program available to recent graduates, working professionals, and international students Overview Men and women in Meredith’s MBA program develop the skills to lead, manage and collaborate in a global economy. As an MBA graduate, you’ll have the knowledge and practical experience to develop effective solutions to both address the challenges you face in your daily business environment, and take advantage of growth opportunities as they arise. Personal Attention Meredith’s faculty and graduate school staff are committed to helping each student optimize personal growth. To help facilitate your professional development, you’ll do a personal, in-depth assessment as part of your orientation that will allow you to take stock of your individual strengths and determine both how you’d like to grow and how to make it happen. Quality Education Meredith’s School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Less than one-third of U.S. business schools and just 5% of business schools worldwide meet the rigorous standards of AACSB International accreditation. Flexible Pace Meredith’s part-time MBA program in Raleigh is designed to coordinate with the schedules of working adults. A flexible pace allows you to accelerate or slow your program as needed to manage your career and personal responsibilities. Students may enter the program in the fall or spring semester. Collaborative Learning Small class sizes allow you to benefit from the wealth of experience that is found among MBA students, who typically represent a broad range of companies and industries in the Triangle area. The learning environment allows students from diverse fields to integrate their professional experiences with current theories and ethical business practices. Global Students work with international organizations and businesses and have the opportunity to travel abroad with faculty. Added Value As a Meredith MBA student, you’ll have access to workshops and seminars that highlight relevant business topics and build professional skills. Our Career Center provides resources and services to help you advance within your current company or assist you in a career change. In addition, personal coaching from a certified Leadership Consultant can help you set career goals and visualize your future. [-]

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Meredith College

Address Hillsborough Street 3800
Raleigh 27607, United States
Website http://www.meredith.edu/
Phone +1 919-760-8600