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Campbell University Data & Information Overview

173 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
87% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Campbell University Ranked?

#1,038 Best Colleges in Nation
#23 Best Colleges in NC
Education Highest Ranked Major

2024 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 173 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is education.

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Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Campbell as #1,038 out of 2,217 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best 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?

87% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
30% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 87%, Campbell has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

Average Test Scores

About 30% 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 520 and 630. Math scores were between 510 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Campbell University  ( 520 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for Campbell University  ( 510 to 600 )
Campbell received ACT scores from 52% 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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Campbell University Faculty

14 to 1 Student to Faculty
48% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Campbell University is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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

Retention and Graduation Rates at Campbell University

74% Freshmen Retention
38% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

Campbell University has a freshmen retention rate of 74%. 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  74 out of 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

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
$32,948 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 $8,237 a year. That adds up to $32,948 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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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

Campbell University Majors

62 Majors With Completions
927 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, 927 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

27% Take At Least One Class Online
13% 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 2020-2021, 1,545 students took at least one online class at Campbell University. This is an increase from the 1,014 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,545 715
2019-2020 1,014 641
2018-2019 948 610
2017-2018 1,274 627
2016-2017 1,186 502

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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