More than one hundred years ago, Meredith College opened with just over 200 women. Today, we’re nationally ranked and our student body has grown to include nearly 2,000 students, including men who are part of our graduate programs. All learn to enhance their strengths, broaden their perspectives, and prepare for lives of impact and distinction. All going strong.
Meredith College, grounded in the liberal arts and committed to professional preparation, educates and inspires students to live with integrity and provide leadership for the needs, opportunities and challenges of society.
We could answer that question any number of ways: Our 22,000 graduates who are going strong across the country and around the world. Our smart students who are engaged in research, community-based learning, studying abroad and preparing to make a difference in their communities. Read more about what makes us strong »
Meredith College welcomes visitors to our campus, located in west Raleigh. Easy access to the campus is provided by Wade Avenue — an Interstate 40 connector — and by US 1/I-440. The Raleigh-Durham International Airport, served by the major airlines, is only eight miles from Meredith. For information about area attractions and lodging near the Meredith campus, please visit triangle.citysearch.com.
Meredith has experienced plenty of change since the College began educating the South's brightest women more than 126 years ago. Our enduring commitment to innovation and fresh perspectives over the years has allowed us to confidently grow and adapt our programs - and keeps us going strong.
With a proud history of educating strong women, Meredith is positioned to take on national prominence as a leading source of important research on selected women’s issues.
Meredith College boasts a long history of distinguished guests who have enhanced our academic environment with their thoughtful commentaries.