123 YEARS | Going Strong

Founded in 1891, Meredith College opened with just over 200 women. Today, our student body has grown to nearly 2,000 students, including men who are part of our graduate programs – and we have become one of America's Best Colleges (according to U.S. News, Forbes and The Princeton Review). One hundred and twenty-three years later, Meredith is still going strong.

Strong Stories Blog

Read more about what makes the Meredith community strong »

Zeenat Razvi

Zeenat Razvi, ’13, has been awarded a 2014 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind in the country, and one of the most prestigious. Learn more »

Beverly Mecum

Beverly Mecum, ’15, spent more than 20 years working in probation and parole and substance abuse counseling. A single parent until her children graduated from high school, she had high expectations for her children. Learn more »

Tasha Friend

“I have mastered the ability to adapt to change, to different leadership styles, and to many different circumstances,” Tasha said. “There aren’t many experiences I can’t handle or don’t feel confident in.... Learn more »

Paul Winterhoff

Much like our students, Meredith faculty are involved on campus in a variety of ways. Paul Winterhoff, for example, wears a number of different hats. Learn more »

Undergraduate Programs   80 majors, minors, and academic programs.
Graduate Programs   Advanced degrees and certificates for men and women.
Honors   Acquire a superior intellectual foundation.
Undergraduate Research   Collaborate directly with faculty on in-depth research.
StrongPoints   Learn how to achieve your strong potential.

Strong is Timeless

Meredith's history is strong. And at 123 years, our continued commitment to innovation and fresh perspectives keeps us Going Strong.

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Share Your Strong

Meredith College is going strong - and so are you! Share your strong story or video, and then connect with Meredith to hear more stories of how our community is Going Strong.

Meredith College alumnae are strong enough to last a lifetime.