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Meredith College Academic Experience

Past Performance | Probation Policy|Academic Calendar | Graduate Career Data

Past Performance

What Do We Like To Study?

Most Popular Majors

Least Popular Majors
  • fashion merchandising
  • theatre


Probation Policy

The minimum GPA required for all students to remain off probation during their entire college tenure is:

Graduation Policy:

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar System:

  • Semester System (two terms comprise academic year)

Summer Sessions:

  • 3 summer session(s) that consist of 3 weeks.

New student orientation:

  • Orientation for new students is held in August and January.

Graduate Career Data

Percentage of graduates who pursue further study:
  • 17% continue immediately.
  • 18% continue within one year.
  • 28% continue within 10 years.
Percentage of all graduates who pursue graduate study in various fields:
  • Law School: 1%
  • Medical School: 3%
  • Dental School: 1%
  • Graduate Business Programs: 6%
  • Graduate Arts and Sciences Programs: 49%
  • Theological School/Seminary: 6%
  • Other: 6%
List of graduate schools most often selected by our recent graduates:
  • Appalachian State University, Campbell University, East Carolina University, Meredith College, North
  • Carolina State University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at
  • Greensboro, University of South Carolina, University of Virginia, Wake Forest U.
41% of our graduates choose careers in business and industry.

Firms that most frequently hire our graduates:
  • Atcom, Burroughs Wellcome, Carolina Telegraph & Telephone, CP&L, IBM, Northern Telecom, SAS Institute.
Most prominent alumni/ae:
  • BetsyLane Cochrane, senate whip, North Carolina General Assembly; Beth Leavel-Milne, actress; Roxie Collie Laybourne, Smithsonian Institute.