Greensboro College

815 W Market St, Greensboro, United States
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Overview of Greensboro College

About this school

Greensboro College is a church-affiliated institution. Founded as a women's college in 1838, it adopted coeducation in 1954. Its 40-acre campus is located near downtown Greensboro.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:894
    • Men:NotReported Men (%NotReported)
    • Women:NotReported Women (%NotReported)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Greensboro College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% 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 recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
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
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
815 West Market Street
City, State, Zip
Greensboro, NC 27401-1875
Phone
(336) 217-7211
Fax
(336) 271-6634
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 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
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
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
41% of 2,192 applicants were admitted
Women
38% of 1,126 applicants were admitted
Men
44% of 1,066 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
892 admitted students enrolled
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.35
375 And Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
26%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
16-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
16%
• Score 500 - 600
41%
• Score 400 - 500
36%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
42%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
16-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
19%
• Score 18 - 23
45%
• Score 12 - 17
35%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,140 (72.96%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,800 (27.04%)
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Greensboro College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002930
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
222 (97.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
199 (89.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
199 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
14 (7.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$22,151
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 193 (97.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,928
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 199 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,066
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 194 (97.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
8 (3.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,935

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
692 (94.3%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
673 (97.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
673 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
54 (8.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$20,493
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 597 (88.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,148
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 614 (91.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,621
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 283 (42.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
24 (3.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,703

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
88%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$43,509
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
32.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
10.0%

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
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$717

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not reported

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


63

Part-Time Faculty


21

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


39%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 49% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 13% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

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
272,253
Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available On Campus
180
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


54.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


32.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


41.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


44.3%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (53)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Costume Design
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Ecology
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History, General
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Education--General
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


279,639

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Charlotte

Campus Size


75 acres

Weather


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

Available Transportation


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

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


73% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


27%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not 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
The Pride (Lions)
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, skiing (downhill), ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Greensboro College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, pheta vi, alpha z delta, student athletic advisor counsel, pride productions, united african american society

Sororities


2% of women participate

Fraternities


2% of men participate

ROTC


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

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


Not reported

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
894
Women
0
Men
0

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.9% Asian
  • 32.1% Black/African-American
  • 2.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 51.9% White
  • 7.3% Unknown

International Students


Not reported

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources