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Methodist University, founded in 1956 as Methodist College, is a private university historically related to the North Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. It is  located in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Read more about Methodist University in articles from the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.


Public or Private: Private
Average High School GPA: No Information
Average SAT Score (Out of 2400): 1320-1630
ACT Score: 18-23
6-Year Graduation Rate: 39%
Acceptance Rate: 62%
Student-Faculty Ratio: 9:1
Undergraduate Enrollment: 2280
Women's College: No
Religious Affiliation: Methodist
Location: Suburban
Academic Quality
General Education Rating: B
Shakespeare: No
Academic Transparency: Somewhat Transparent
Financial Matters
In State Tuition: $28,228.00
Out of State Tuition: $28,228.00
Average Starting Salary of Graduates: $38,381.00
Average Student Debt of Graduates: $25,432.00
Good Economic Value?: Poor
Percentage of Funding Provided by Taxpayers: 8.00%
Percentage of Alumni who Give: 9.00%
FIRE's Free Speech Rating: Red
Alternative Newspaper: Yes
Student Political Involvement: Non-Political
Faculty Political Balance: Unbalanced: Republican
Board of Trustees Political Balance: Balanced
Pope Center for Higher Education Policy Articles

These articles mention Methodist University:

How to Train Game-Changers: Fayetteville State University is contemplating a Ph.D. program to prepare instructors in entrepreneurship. (October 25, 2012)

You Majored in What?: The Pope Center ttrakcs down ten of the strangest college majors in the country. (September 25, 2012)

UNC-Chapel Hill Redeems Itself: The summer reading assignment at UNC-Chapel Hill and Lenoir-Rhyne University represents a bold break from victimhood. (June 6, 2012)

How Did Your School Do?: U.S. News and Forbes disagree about North Carolina's colleges, and we have another recommendation (September 29, 2011)

Out of School and Into the Red: Debt-to-salary ratios reveal which North Carolina schools give students a good payback. (September 2, 2011)

A Literary "Groundhog Day": The titles may change somewhat from year to year, but college summer readings stay the same: uninspired,unchallenging, and predictably left-leaning. (June 26, 2011)

Subdued Beginnings: The times are somber and the commencement speakers are serious. (May 15, 2011)

The Winners Are...Democrats!: The Pope Center's College Finder project reveals that the faculty at North Carolina colleges are mostly Democrats. (April 8, 2011)

How Does Your University Measure Up?: The Pope Center and ACTA examine the state of general education at colleges and universities in North Carolina. (February 24, 2011)

The Truth about Campus Crime: In spite of the headlines, campuses are generally safe; watch out for the neighborhood, though. (December 6, 2010)

In Defense of Pervasive Sectarianism: A recent ruling by the North Carolina Court of Appeals places a needless burden on the state’s religiously based private colleges. (August 30, 2010)

Do North Carolina Students Have Freedom of Speech? (February 7, 2010)

Democrats at the Podium: In today’s college environment, commencement speakers’ politics should come as no surprise. (May 4, 2009)

To Be or Not To Be: Shakespeare in the English Department (September 27, 2007)