Campbell University 
Office of Admissions 
P.O. Box 546 
Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506
 
(910) 893-1290 or 
(800) 334-4111 
International: (910) 893-1417
 
e-mail: adm@ 
mailcenter.campbell.edu
or 
 
intl@mailcenter.campbell.edu  
http://www.campbell.edu 


ENROLLMENT 
Full-time: 
2,443 
Part-time: 
58
Graduate School: 
1,199

FRESHMAN ADMISSION 
PROFILE 
Number who applied: 
1,848 
Number accepted: 
1,109
Number enrolled: 
688 
Average SAT scores: 
V 527 M 529 
Average ACT score: 
N/A 
Average GPA: 
2.9 
Freshman retention rate: 
82% 

COSTS: 
Tuition: 
$19,260 
Room and Board: 
$6,730 
Fees, books, misc.: 
$800 

FINANCIAL AID: 
Freshmen receiving aid: 
626 
Average financial aid package: 
$17,161

FACULTY: 
Full-time: 
251
Part-time: 
181 
Ph.D.: 
289 
Student-faculty ratio: 
18:1 

IN ADDITION 
The Lundy-Fetterman School of Business building, in excess of 78,000 square feet, houses the entire school of business, providing state-of-the-art seminar rooms and case-study rooms, as well as, the latest in computer technology. It is an architecturally beautiful footnote to an already stunning campus. 

Computer hook-ups are available to all students in their dorm rooms.

The most popular majors in recent years have been business administration, mass communication, and biological science. Fast-track advanced degree plans — 3:2 program for an MBA, 3:3 for a law degree — help students launch a professional career more quickly and with less expense. 

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Campbell University  
P.O. Box 546 
Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506
 

College Description/Campus Visit 
Founded in 1887, Campbell University is North Carolina's second largest private undergraduate institution. Located in Buies Creek, a rural well-kept residential community in Harnett County, Campbell has the ideal college setting. Situated just east of the center of the state, the region is one of the most progressive for education and research in the Southeast. Raleigh, the state's capital, and Fayetteville are 30 miles from the campus. Within about an hour's driving time are the Research Triangle Park and the city of Durham. 

Although owned by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Campbell is nonsectarian. Approximately 60 percent of its students are Baptist, but students of numerous other faiths complete the student body. Campbell University is concerned with maintaining, for living and learning, an environment consistent with Christian ideals. The current enrollment of more than 6,800 students (3300 on main campus) comes from all fifty states and forty-six countries. 

Academic Life 
Campbell University confers seven undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Health Science, and Bachelor of Social Work as well as an Associate in Arts degree. The curriculum is designed to meet individual needs and interests. During the first two years, (four semesters), students follow a general liberal arts course of study. The final two years of study are specialized in any one of a number of major subject areas. 

Campbell University boasts a law school and schools of business, pharmacy, education, and divinity and now awards the J.D., Pharm.D., M.Ed., M.A., M.B.A. and M.Div. degrees. These advanced degrees have enhanced interest in the general program of the undergraduate college. 

The University also has eight satellite campus sites offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses throughout the state as well as abroad in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Students may also earn credit through extensive off-campus apprenticeships or internships in most majors. Study-abroad opportunities allow students to study in France, Mexico, or Latin America. 

Campus Life 
Through the Student Government Association (SGA) the student body has an opportunity for self-government and a means to channel ideas and wishes of the student to the administration. Among the extracurricular activities available at Campbell are band, choir, and drama groups, and intramural sports organizations. 

Seven women's residence facilities and five men's residence halls house undergraduate and graduate students. Housing is also available for married students. Dormitory housing spaces are available for all four years. Resident assistants reside in the dorms as well. Students are allowed to have automobiles on campus. 

A number of campus activities to include concerts, dances, movies, and special events are available for the student's enjoyment. This encourages student involvement in shared interests and experiences and opportunities for personal growth. 

Facilities and Resources 
The Leslie H. Campbell Hall of Science provides the individual student with facilities for research projects, which the University encourages in its areas of science. Campbell's own computer center is supplemented by seventeen departmental computer labs. It is linked with the Triangle Universities Computation Center of the North Carolina Educational Computer Service. Campbell's Carrie Rich Library houses a collection of approximately 186,000 volumes and is especially strong in business administration, education, religion, and science. The D. Rich Memorial Building, housing Turner Auditorium, and the Fred L. Taylor Hall of Religion contain classrooms, laboratories, and faculty offices. The Taylor Bott Rogers Fine Arts complex, contains 48,820 square feet of space and houses an auditorium and a theater, studio, dressing and practice rooms, classrooms, and faculty offices. It is well-equipped for the wide range of events staged by active music, drama, and art groups. 

Athletics/Sports

Campbell is a member of the NCAA Division I. There are 8 men's and 9 women's teams which compete in intercollegiate play. Men's varsity sports include basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track, and wrestling. Women's sports include basketball, softball, cheerleading, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and volleyball. During recent years Campbell's basketball, baseball, golf, soccer, and tennis teams have received invitations for post-season competition. 

Campus athletic facilities include the gymnasium, sports fields, three fitness centers (male, female, and co-ed), tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool, and liberal access to the university-owned Keith Hills Country Club and golf course. More than 70 percent of students participate in a wide range of intramuraI sports. 

Financial Aid 
Campbell University has private and institutional scholarships, federal grants, loans, and work-study program awards. Loans are available through the Federal Stafford Student Loan Program and the Federal Perkins Loan Program. In order to be considered for grants or loans a student must complete a needs analysis form (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and submit it by March 15 if the applicant wishes to be considered for a maximum award. 

The philosophy of Campbell University has always been to make our education available to as many students as possible. Our financial aid office works diligently to continue this tradition. In the past year, 91 percent of the student body received some type of financial assistance to help defray the college cost. During the 2002-2003 school year, 56 million dollars was awarded in financial assistance. 

Admission Requirements/Application 
The minimum requirements for admission to Campbell University include graduation from high school, or equivalent credentials, with at least 12 nonvocational units. These units must include 4 in English, 3 in mathematics, 3 in science and 2 in social studies. Two units of a foreigh language are highly recommended. In addition, acceptable scores must be submitted on the SAT or ACT examination or the TOEFL for international students. The average SAT score for applicants for the 2002-2003 school year was 1053. Transfer students also require the same credentials to include a minimum 2.0 GPA for transfer credit and good standing at any previous institutions. 

An application for admission, accompanied by a $25 non-refundable application fee, and all official transcripts must be filed. When all records have been received, the Admissions Committee will notify the student of its decision. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and students are usually notified within 10 business days after the file is complete. Students may also apply on-line by accessing the world wide web address. Application forms and further information may be requested from the Office of Admissions. 

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