First Year Students

First Year Student Admissions

Welcome! Whether you’re ready to apply or you’re just starting to explore Meredith, you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find all the admission information you need as a first year student, from scheduling a visit to checking on your application status.

“One of my goals in life is to make a difference. I feel like Meredith College has given me the opportunity to do just that.”
- Rana Oueijan, ’19
“As soon as I stepped on campus, I felt welcomed and accepted by everyone on campus, which has in turn contributed to my personal, athletic, and academic growth.”
- Brittany Preston, ’19

Wondering about scholarship opportunities? Need to schedule a visit? Want to learn how Meredith can help you meet your academic and career goals? Your Admissions Counselor is ready to answer your questions and make your application process go as smoothly as possible. 

Find more answers to your questions on our Admissions Blog.


of students participate in an applied learning experience such as study abroad, undergraduate research, or internships

Over 96%

of Meredith seniors receive career guidance from professors and advisers


of alumnae would choose Meredith again

Over 95%

of first-year students receive scholarships and/or financial assistance

Profile photo of Belle Williams with Lux Hall in the background

Fulbright grant recipient Belle Williams, ’19, loved the Spanish language from a very young age, inspiring her to study Spanish and international studies.

Profile photo of Andressia Ramirez in front of the Johnson Hall fountain

With drive and persistence Andressia Ramirez, ’19, has used her time at Meredith College to build experiences that will lead to her dream career as an immigration lawyer.

Meredith student-business administration major Abigail Crooks

At Meredith, Abigail Crooks, ’20 was equipped with skills and resources that allowed her to secure a job at Cisco months before graduation.

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