North Greenville University

7801 N Tigerville Rd, Tigerville, United States
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Overview of North Greenville University

About this school

North Greenville University (formerly North Greenville College), founded in 1892, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its campus is located in Tigerville, 18 miles north of Greenville, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,363
    • Men:1,144 Men (48.4%)
    • Women:1,219 Women (51.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to North Greenville University 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
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
1
-
History
1
2
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 26
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: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 1892
City, State, Zip
Tigerville, SC 29688-1892
Phone
(864) 977-7001
Fax
(864) 977-7177
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 22
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
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
No
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
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is 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
60% of 1,701 applicants were admitted
Women
65% of 855 applicants were admitted
Men
54% of 846 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
540 (53%) of 1,019 admitted students enrolled
Women
277 (49%) of 560 admitted students enrolled
Men
263 (57%) of 459 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
30%
3.25 - 3.49
31%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
565 average |470-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
18%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
23%
• Score 300 - 400
8%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
21%
• Score 500 - 600
53%
• Score 400 - 500
20%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |19-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
43%
• Score 18 - 23
40%
• Score 12 - 17
8%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $19,150 (53.19%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,240 (28.44%)
  • Other Expenses: - $2,200 (6.11%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,410 (12.25%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


North Greenville University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003441
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
277 (53.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
277 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
277 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
277 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$5,074
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 277 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,074
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 14 (5.1%) of aid recipients
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 277 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
516 (99.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,576

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,143 (56.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,143 (100.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,143 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,143 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$5,783
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,143 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,783
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 171 (15.0%) of aid recipients
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,143 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,989 (98.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,081

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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
Biological Sciences, Communication, Education, Military Science, Religion/Biblical Studies
Creative Arts/Performance
Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

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


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


144

Part-Time Faculty


74

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


44%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 33% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 18% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 67% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 3% 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
320,503
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
95
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


North Greenville University provides visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


41.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


53.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


55.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (32)


  • Accounting
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Ministry

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Education--General
  • Finance and Banking
  • Human Resources Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,312

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Greenville

Campus Size


380 acres

Weather


Temperature
30 average low in January, 85.5 average high in September
Rain
110 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
Greenville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


63% 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


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


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Crusaders
School Colors
Red and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


North Greenville University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, baptist student union, fellowship of christians in service, fellowship of christian athletes, black student fellowship, education club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,083

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,363
Women
1,219
Men
1,144

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.0% Asian
  • 8.1% Black/African-American
  • 3.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 77.0% White
  • 7.7% Unknown

International Students


0.1% from 26 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


204

Student Resources

Study resources