Guilford College

5800 W Friendly Ave, Greensboro, United States
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Overview of Guilford College

About this school

Guilford, founded in 1837, is a church-affiliated college. Its 340-acre campus is located in northwest Greensboro in the Piedmont section of North Carolina. Campus architecture reflects a Georgian Colonial influence.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,674
    • Men:783 (46.8%)
    • Women:891 (53.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Guilford College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
March 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
5800 West Friendly Avenue
City, State, Zip
Greensboro, NC  27410-4173
Phone
(336) 316-2100
Fax
(336) 316-2954
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
April 1
Application Fee
No fee required|Fee may be reduced or waived if student applies online. Check with Admissions Office.
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
November 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
91% of 1,865 applicants were admitted
Women
93% of 986 applicants were admitted
Men
89% of 879 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
410 (24%) of 1,692 admitted students enrolled
Women
213 (23%) of 913 admitted students enrolled
Men
197 (25%) of 779 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.19
375 And Above
13%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
31%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
511 average |463-558 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
36%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
513 average |440-585 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
14%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
36%
• Score 300 - 400
9%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
29%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
14%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $34,215 (69.94214926715591%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,222 (20.895766471105297%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,650 (3.372922586316155%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,832 (5.789161675422638%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Guilford College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002931
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
396 (94.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
338 (85.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
338 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
228 (67.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$29,257
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 333 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,565
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 320 (94.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,003
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 335 (99.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
57 (13.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,543

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,206 (82.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,073 (89.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,071 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
597 (55.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$25,481
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,028 (96.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,418
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 996 (93.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,280
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 863 (80.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
131 (9.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,961

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$35,392
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


101

Part-Time Faculty


84

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


46%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 20% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 41% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 58% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
542,115

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
275
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Guilford College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


66.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


45.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


53.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (36)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Psychology, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


Engineering, law with Elon University

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


279,639

Nearest Metropolitan Area


351 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
26.6 average low in January, 83.6 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
2 mile(s) from campus in Greensboro
Nearest Bus Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Greensboro
Nearest Train Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Greensboro

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


74% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


26%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Guilford College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, student government, student radio station, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,429

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,674
Women
891
Men
783

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.1% Asian
  • 25.7% Black/African-American
  • 8.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 56.3% White
  • 1.2% Unknown

International Students


0.9% from 10 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


6

Student Resources

Study resources