Methodist University

Fayetteville, NC

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,512
Graduate Enrollment: 396
Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: United Methodist

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 78.59%

Male/Female: 54% / 46% (2017)

First generation college students: 32.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 18.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2015)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,178
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1110 - 1230

2022 Median Admit ACT: 24
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 22 - 26

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 62.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 45.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 34.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 24.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 45.0%
Black: 21.5%
Hispanic: 9.3%
Asian: 1.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.8%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 1.2%
Non-resident alien: 6.6%
Unknown race: 14.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $44,518
In-State tuition: $36,960
Out-of-State tuition: $36,960

Estimated books and supplies: $1,400 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,919 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,659 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,313 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,659 (2022)

Average Family Income: $64,454 (2017)
Median Family Income: $38,889 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 37.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 55.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $286 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $16,005
$30k-48k $13,435
$48k-75k $16,281
$75k-110k $22,800
$110k+ $23,226

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 23%
6-year graduation rate: 37%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $5,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,125 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 69.0% (2015)
@3 year 74.4% (2017)
@5 year 73.4% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 30.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 36.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $36,622 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $43,238 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 3
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 2
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 5
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 1
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 2
Bachelor's Degree Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 10
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Associate's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 1
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 11 $27,500 $297 $44,149 ($3,679)
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 8
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 93 $27,000 $286 $36,357 ($3,030) $46,293 ($3,858)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 14 $64,594 ($5,383)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 14 $50,561 ($4,213)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 19
Bachelor's Degree History. 2
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 3
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 33 $30,124 $286 $23,084 ($1,924) $38,394 ($3,200)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 31 $27,000 $286 $28,591 ($2,383) $42,867 ($3,572)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 19 $80,638 ($6,720)
Bachelor's Degree Fire Protection. 14 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 14 $41,366 ($3,447)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 8
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Music. 2
Bachelor's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 24
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 6
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 38 $1,211 $111,577 ($9,298)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 43
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 28 $27,000 $286 $63,887 ($5,324) $67,630 ($5,636)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 5


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $67,221
Full time faculty: 62%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 10.0

School's endowment start of year: $21,884,004 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $34,664,555 (2022)