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Campbell University Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Campbell University? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Campbell offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much 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?

2020 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 7 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2020 analysis, Campbell is ranked #662 out of 1,727 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 55 colleges in North Carolina, Campbell is ranked at #16.

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

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, Campbell University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

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 34%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  34 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.

Good Overall Diversity at Campbell

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,384 undergraduates at Campbell with 3,634 being full-time and 750 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.

The overall diversity score for Campbell is 81.86 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  81.86 out of 100
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How Much Does Campbell University Cost?

The overall average net price of Campbell is $24,446. 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 +
$21,709 $21,846 $22,672 $26,028 $26,795

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Campbell, approximately 90% of students took out student loans averaging $6,733 a year. That adds up to $26,932 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Campbell is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out 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 12% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.


See which majors at Campbell University make the most money.

Location of Campbell University

Campbell University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Buies Creek, North Carolina. The location of Campbell is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Location of Campbell University

Contact details for Campbell are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 143 Main Street, Buies Creek, NC 27506
Phone: 910-893-1200

Campbell University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 53 majors graduated from Campbell University. Of these students, 1,037 received undergraduate degrees and 689 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 106 $37,200
Health & Physical Education 79 $25,000
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 78 $55,200
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 66 $46,100
Finance & Financial Management 60 $54,300
General Biology 52 $23,000
General Psychology 50 $28,700
Homeland Security 45 $32,700
Nursing 44 NA
Accounting 38 $41,200

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

Online Learning at Campbell

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

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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