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Campbell University Data & Information Overview

53 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
81% Acceptance Rate
This overview covers the essential stats on Campbell University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. 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?

#1,005 Best Colleges in Nation
#23 Best Colleges in NC
Clinical and Industrial Drug Development Highest Ranked Major

2023 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 53 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is clinical and industrial drug development.

Overall Quality

Campbell is ranked #1,005 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Campbell held the #1,344 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Campbell is also ranked #23 out of 93 schools in North Carolina.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Campbell?

81% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
64% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

Campbell University has an acceptance rate of 81%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 64% 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 510 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Campbell University  ( 510 to 610 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Campbell University  ( 500 to 600 )
200
800
Campbell received ACT scores from 62% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Campbell University  ( 19 to 25 )
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36

Learn more about Campbell University admissions.

Campbell University Faculty

15 to 1 Student to Faculty
48% Full Time Teachers

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 48%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  48 out of 100
0
100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Campbell University

76% Freshmen Retention
38% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

Campbell University has a freshmen retention rate of 76%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100
0
100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from Campbell have a four-year graduation rate of 38%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  38 out of 100
0
100

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

Campbell University Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,098 Full-Time Undergraduates
31.5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
55.4% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,720 undergraduates at Campbell with 3,098 being full-time and 622 being part-time.

How Much Does Campbell University Cost?

$26,169 Net Price
55% Take Out Loans
$34,844 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Campbell is $26,169. 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 +
$21,152 $23,055 $22,356 $29,128 $31,468

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 55% of students took out student loans averaging $8,711 a year. That adds up to $34,844 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Campbell is 3.5%. 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?

$49,601 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Campbell make about $49,601 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Campbell graduates since it is 17% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.

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See which majors at Campbell University make the most money.

Location of Campbell University

North Carolina State
3,098 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
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
Website: https://www.campbell.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/campbelluniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/campbelledu

Campbell University Majors

62 Majors With Completions
923 Undergraduate Degrees
558 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 62 majors graduated from Campbell University. Of these students, 923 received undergraduate degrees and 558 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 99 $37,499
Health & Physical Education 82 $22,773
General Psychology 54 $32,068
Finance & Financial Management 49 $49,935
General Biology 47 $23,398
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 46 $53,965
Nursing 44 $59,377
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 44 $47,737
Homeland Security 40 $33,836
Marketing 29 $36,593

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

Online Learning at Campbell

17% Take At Least One Class Online
11% Take All Classes Online

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 2019-2020, 1,014 students took at least one online class at Campbell University. This is an increase from the 948 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,014 641
2018-2019 948 610
2017-2018 1,274 627
2016-2017 1,186 502
2015-2016 1,762 661

Learn more about online learning at Campbell University.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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