#6 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

Campbell University

Buies Creek, North Carolina

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Campbell University overview
Location Buies Creek, North Carolina
Online campbell.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Rural
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Campbell University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Campbell University, located in Buies Creek, North Carolina, is a private institution that was founded in 1887. Situated approximately 30 miles south of Raleigh, the campus boasts a rural atmosphere providing a serene learning environment steeped in rich tradition. Campbell is recognized for its inclusive and somewhat selective admission process. It offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs across its nine schools, with notable emphasis on health sciences, including pharmacy and osteopathic medicine. On-campus living is an integral part of the student experience, with a range of housing options available. While the university encompasses a diverse array of academic disciplines, it is not predominantly known for its intercollegiate athletics.

In the most recent statistical year 3,860 prospective students applied, and 3,419 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 519 enrolled in the school.  4,393 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 879 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $36,650 plus fees of $2,580. Campbell University is ranked 497 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Campbell University is rated within the top 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Campbell University overview
SAT 1030/1230
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.52

Applications Accepted

Campbell University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Campbell University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$2,580
Room and Board $13,855
Budget for Other Expenses$6,555
Total One Year Cost$60,540

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$55,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

55% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Campbell University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 28%
Education 15%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 10%
Social Sciences 8%
Psychology 6%

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