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 College 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

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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MBA

Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 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 ... [-]

MBA in Entrepreneurship & Family Business

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Raleigh

Entrepreneurship is one of the fastest growing areas of study in business schools across the U.S. More than 65% of millennials have a significant interest in being an entrepreneur. [+]

Entrepreneurship is one of the fastest growing areas of study in business schools across the U.S. More than 65% of millennials have a significant interest in being an entrepreneur.

To meet this growing interest, starting Summer 2018, Meredith will offer a Concentration in Entrepreneurship and Family Business. In addition, the MBA program will offer a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Family Business, which includes an entrepreneurial "boot camp" for students pursuing the postgraduate certificate.

“While most entrepreneurial programs tend to focus on the exciting 'unicorn' startups that have high growth potential, Meredith College provides a great environment for the pragmatic and practical 'everyday' entrepreneur.” Kristie Ogilvie, Dean, School of Business... [-]


MBA in Human Resource Management

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Raleigh

Leaders in human resource management in Raleigh and beyond are critical to any organization's success. They're often the first and last impression a company makes on employees. As such, strong, knowledgeable, and ethical human resource management professionals are always in high demand. [+]

Go strong for human resource management.

Leaders in human resource management in Raleigh and beyond are critical to any organization's success. They're often the first and last impression a company makes on employees. As such, strong, knowledgeable, and ethical human resource management professionals are always in high demand.To meet the need for skilled professionals, the Meredith MBA now offers a human resource management concentration. The concentration is designed to complement the MBA's core curriculum (and to capitalize on Meredith's notable strength in the field). By completing an MBA with a concentration in human resource management, you'll enhance your career and create opportunities for professional advancement.Through Meredith's MBA program with HR in Raleigh, you'll learn to make strategic personnel decisions and the ins and outs of employee and labor relations. You'll become adept at attracting, motivating, and retaining the best talent for your organization. You'll become an even stronger business professional.To earn the concentration, you'll complete the 24-credit-hour Core MBA – along with three HRM electives for a total of 33 credit hours.... [-]


MBA Project Management

Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 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.... [-]


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Meredith College

Address 3800 Hillsborough Street
27607-5298 Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Website http://www.meredith.edu/
Phone +1 919-760-8600