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INTERNATIONAL
STUDENTS
AT MEREDITH COLLEGE

Meredith College welcomes students from around the world – we believe that our academic community is strongest when students bring different ideas, experiences, and cultures to campus. You’ll study in strong academic programs with professors who will know you and in a safe community that’s committed to supporting your goals. Your strong voice and presence matter here!

Our beautiful 225-acre campus is located in Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city. Raleigh is one of three cities that comprise Research Triangle Park – the largest research park in the United States and known as North Carolina’s premier global innovation center. Two hours east of our campus is the Atlantic Ocean. Three hours west are the beautiful Appalachian Mountains. And in RTP, you’ll find 176,000 other college students and plenty to do as you experience your new home away from home.

Whether you’ll be seeking a student visa, are already in the U.S., or you’re a Third Culture Kid studying internationally, we look forward to welcoming you to the Meredith community.

Meredith’s Beautiful Campus

Have questions? Register for a virtual visit with your admission counselor.

If you’re in the U.S. come to campus for a personalized visit or in-person open house.

Contact Information
Office of Admissions
1st Floor, Johnson Hall

(919) 760-8581
admissions@meredith.edu
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Personal interaction with faculty helped international student Mwende Mumo, ’23, identify the right majors that would capitalize on her math and problem-solving strengths. 

97%

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

96%

of alumnae would recommend Meredith to others

96%

of recent alumnae say they were professionally well prepared as a result of their Meredith experience

96%

of Meredith alumnae were satisfied with their academic experience

Strong Stories

Zeenat Razvi,’13, said that Meredith faculty were instrumental in helping her get an NSF fellowship.

President’s Message

“Meredith College proudly welcomes international and multicultural women to our sisterhood. We celebrate all the diversity among us because we see strengths in that diversity.”

– Dr. Jo Allen

International students are an integral and valued part of our campus, with over 40 students from more than 25 different countries currently here on F-1 Visas. As an international applicant, your admission process will be similar to that of U.S. applicants, with a few extra steps because of visa requirements. 

This guidebook provides resources to support your journey. In addition, Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions Offices, as well as the Office of International Programs, are available to assist you with any questions you may have along the way.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Meredith community.

Raleigh Living

Meredith is located in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city and one of the fastest-growing urban centers in the country. Our campus is just minutes from downtown, which boasts a bustling arts, nightlife, retail, and culinary scene. Raleigh is home to renowned museums of art, history, and science; several colleges and universities; the Carolina Hurricanes pro hockey team; and a number of the region’s top companies. Raleigh-Durham International Airport and the Research Triangle Park are just minutes away.

Raleigh is often cited as one of the best places to live and work in America. We’re proud to call it home.

Vibrant. Diverse. Growing.

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