Campbell University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate, and More

Campbell University
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With 73 percent of applicants admitted, Campbell University is a moderately selective school. Students will generally need grades and test scores that are average or better to be admitted. Students need to take either the SAT or ACT, and send in the scores directly to Campbell. You can see below the range of scores for those admitted. High school transcripts are also a requirement of an application. Interested students should check out the school's website, which has the complete list of required materials and high school courses for undergraduate admissions.

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Admissions Data (2016)

Campbell University Description

Founded in 1887 by preacher James Archibald Campbell, Campbell University maintains its ties to the Baptist Church to this day. During their first two years, all Campbell students must attend Campbell University Worship. The university is located on an 850-acre campus in Buies Creek, North Carolina, just 30 miles from Raleigh and Fayetteville. Undergraduates can choose from over 90 majors and concentrations, and the majority of majors have an internship component. Business Administration and Management are the most popular majors. Campbell University has a 16 to 1 student/faculty ratio, and no classes are taught by graduate assistants. On the athletic front, the Campbell University Camels compete in the NCAA Division I Big South Conference. They are the only Division I school to have the camel as a mascot (Why the camel?).

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 6,786 (4,560 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 47% Male / 53% Female
  • 82% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $30,050
  • Books: $1,600 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,760
  • Other Expenses: $4,000
  • Total Cost: $46,410

Campbell University Financial Aid (2015 - 16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 90%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 90%
    • Loans: 90%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $18,327
    • Loans: $7,160

Academic Programs

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 72%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 35%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 40%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 55%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Football, Soccer, Baseball, Track and Field, Wrestling, Tennis, Golf, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Lacrosse, Swimming, Softball, Basketball, Track and Field, Tennis, Volleyball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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