Chartered in 1891, Meredith College has been educating the South’s – and now, some of the world’s – brightest and most promising women for more than 100 years. Our enduring commitment to innovation and fresh perspectives over the years has allowed us to confidently expand our programs – and keeps us going strong.
Meredith is one of the largest independent women’s colleges in the U.S., with approximately 1,700 undergraduate students. Rigorous academics in a personalized environment is the hallmark of a Meredith education. Our students are challenged academically through more than 70 majors, minors, and concentrations, and their learning is reinforced through experiential opportunities on campus, in the community, and around the world. Internships, service-learning, study abroad, and undergraduate research allow students to apply their strengths and acquire the knowledge and skills employers desire. Our students are prepared for success when they graduate – whether they pursue careers or continue studies in graduate or professional schools.
At the graduate level, coeducational programs in business, education, and nutrition, as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs in pre-health and business, a dietetic internship, a didactic program in dietetics, and a paralegal program provide outstanding and challenging studies for approximately 300 women and men seeking new careers and professional advancement.
Meredith is committed to helping students discover their greatest strengths and understand how to use those strengths to succeed. And our location in North Carolina’s flourishing capital city and near the famed Research Triangle Park offers numerous advantages, including career, research, internship, and service opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.