Methodist University

Fayetteville, NC 28311
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Methodist University is one of the forty-nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in North Carolina. The campus is located in an urban area, in Fayetteville.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,259 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 412 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 235 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 57%). Every year 31% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Methodist University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $32,504, and fees were $356. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $32,504 and $356 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students2,259
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 2 20
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 71.7%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1966 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
02/24/2014 - Current

Admission

57%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT960 to 1150
ACT18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,048/credit
In State Students$1,048/credit
Out of State Students$1,048/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$380/credit
In State Students$380/credit
Out of State Students$380/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $47,160 $47,160 $47,160
ADN 70 $73,360 $73,360 $73,360
BSN 125 $131,000 $131,000 $131,000
FNP 50 $19,000 $19,000 $19,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Methodist University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 44% $4,259
Other Federal Grant 9% $2,055
State Grant & Scholarships 39% $4,570
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 98% $18,003
Federal Student Loans 68% $5,790
Private Loans 9% $13,561

$30,580

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$28,470
$30,001 to $48,000$28,392
$48,001 to $75,000$31,227
$75,001 to $110,000$33,374
Over $110,000$36,000

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Student Population

1,933

Undergrads

326

Graduates

1,128

Women

1,131

Men

89%

Full-time

11%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
44%
Race/ethnicity unknown
18%
Black/African American
16%
Non-resident alien
9%
Hispanic
8%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

Methodist University
5400 Ramsey St
Fayetteville, NC 28311
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