Methodist University

5400 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, NC 28311-1420
Tel: (910)630-7000
Private not-for-profit | 2,313 students
The Methodist College provides an undergraduate and graduate education firmly grounded in the liberal arts tradition that nurtures moral values and ethical decision making; to provide distinctive professional and graduate programs that complement the undergraduate programs; to provide educational and cultural services and resources to the community; and to prepare students for a variety of careers and educational pursuits.

School Overview:

Methodist University
CountyCumberland County, NC
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
163 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,313 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,018 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
295 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
2,111 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
202 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted61%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)430-520450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)450-550460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)400-490440-570
ACT English (25-75%)15-2219-25
ACT Math (25-75%)17-2318-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)17-2220-25

School Notes:

  • The liberal arts provide a strong foundation for each of our undergraduate academic programs housed in five schools: Reeves School of Business, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Information and Technology, School of Public Affairs, and School of Science and Human Development. Each of our undergraduate programs is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
  • Today the College offers bachelor's degrees in 65 fields of study (majors and concentrations) including communications, justice studies, business administration, education, and social work. New majors and concentrations recently added include management information systems, resort management, and computer information technology.
  • The School of Graduate Studies houses three master degree programs which have been designed to serve the needs of highly skilled health care clinicians, managers of businesses in the private and public sector, and law enforcement personnel.
  • The College is a NCAA Division III member offering 19 intercollegiate sports. The College competes in the Dixie Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and the Mason Dixon Conference. Students are encouraged to join one or more of our 60+ clubs, honor societies, and student organizations.
  • Many of our programs are accredited by other bodies such as the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI).
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St. Andrews University
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45.7 mi. away
Shaw University
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