Guilford College

Greensboro, NC

Guilford College

Greensboro, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$40,120

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,479
Declined 826
Total Received 3,305
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Private

1,525

undergraduate students

16

graduate students

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School Facts

Guilford College, founded in 1837, is a private church-affiliated college. Its 300-acre campus is located in northwest Greensboro in the Piedmont section of North Carolina. Campus architecture reflects a Georgian Colonial influence.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,541
Established in 1837
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Society of Friends

340-acre campus in Greensboro (population: 290,222). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Raleigh-Durham; Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Piedmont Triad International

Guilford College
5800 West Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC
27410

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
74%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Student Radio Station
  • Student Newspaper

Top Events

  • Family Weekend
  • Gender Bender
  • Serendipity
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
63%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
24%
500-599
39%
400-499
31%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
48%
400-499
26%
300-399
8%
30-36
3%
24-29
24%
18-23
45%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.43

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,479
Declined 826
Total Received 3,305

Admissions Factors

Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,298

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,400
Room & board $12,200
Additional fees $720
Books & supplies $1,270
Other fees $1,500
Total $55,090
Average Financial Aid - $5,298
Total with Avg. Aid $49,792
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Rugby, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Rugby, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Related Services, Other
African-American/Black Studies
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sustainability Studies
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,541

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

1,525
students

Female
53%
801

Male
47%
724

1%

16
students

Female
75%
12

Male
25%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

1,373
students

Female
53%
723

Male
47%
650

10%

152
students

Female
52%
78

Male
48%
74

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 67%
Student 4 year graduation rate 48%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
24%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

68

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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