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Find out more about how Campbell University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Campbell University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Campbell University was awarded 15 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Campbell as #689 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Campbell is also ranked #20 out of 56 schools in North Carolina.

See all of the rankings for Campbell University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Campbell?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Campbell University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 81%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 63% of students accepted to Campbell submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 600. Math scores were between 510 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Campbell University  ( 500 to 600 )

SAT Math Scores for Campbell University  ( 510 to 590 )
Campbell received ACT scores from 65% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Campbell University  ( 20 to 25 )

Learn more about Campbell University admissions.

Campbell University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Campbell University, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Campbell University is 46%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  46 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Campbell University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Campbell University is 72%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  72 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Campbell this rate is 36%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  36 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Campbell University.

Excellent Overall Diversity at Campbell

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,980 undergraduates at Campbell with 3,257 being full-time and 723 being part-time.

Campbell Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 90.44 out of 100, Campbell is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  90.44 out of 100
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How Much Does Campbell University Cost?

The overall average net price of Campbell is $21,434. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Campbell

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$18,112 $19,498 $19,186 $22,700 $24,430

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Campbell, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Campbell, approximately 87% of students took out student loans averaging $6,670 a year. That adds up to $26,680 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Campbell is 4.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Campbell Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Campbell make around $45,900 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future Campbell graduates since it is 15% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Campbell University make the most money.

Location of Campbell University

Located in Buies Creek, North Carolina, Campbell University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding location of Buies Creek is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Contact details for Campbell are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 143 Main Street, Buies Creek, NC 27506
Phone: 800-334-4111

Campbell University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 61 majors graduated from Campbell University. Of these students, 1,069 received undergraduate degrees and 669 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 102 $37,200
Health & Physical Education 86 $25,000
General Biology 69 $23,000
General Psychology 69 $28,700
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 61 $55,200
Finance & Financial Management 45 $54,300
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 45 $46,100
Computer Information Systems 45 $50,600
Homeland Security 42 $32,700
Nursing 41 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Campbell University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Campbell

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,274 students took at least one online class at Campbell University. This is an increase from the 1,186 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,274 627
2016-2017 1,186 502
2015-2016 1,762 661
2014-2015 1,029 345
2013-2014 1,060 308

Learn more about online learning at Campbell University.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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