Guilford College

5800 W Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410-4108
Tel: (336)316-2000
Private not-for-profit | 2,462 students
Guilford College draws on Quaker and liberal arts traditions to prepare men and women for a lifetime of learning, work andconstructive action dedicated to the betterment of the world.

School Overview:

Guilford College
CountyGuilford County, NC
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
152 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,462 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
2,056 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
406 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
1%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
4%3%
% Black
22%6%
% White
67%84%
% Two or more races
5%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$31,380$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$31,380$24,744
 
Percent Admitted80%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)480-620450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)490-660460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)460-600440-570
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2620-25

School Notes:

  • The college provides: student-centered instruction that nurtures each individual amid an intentionallydiverse community; a values-rich education that explores the ethical dimension of knowledge and promotes honesty, compassion,integrity, courage and respect for the individual; a challenging academic program that fosters critical and creative thinkingthrough the development of essential skills: analysis, inquiry, communication, consensus-building, problem-solving andleadership; a global perspective that values people of other cultures and the natural environment in which we all live.
  • Guilford College stresses breadth and rigor in its academic program. As a Quaker-founded college,Guilford offers an educational experience that emphasizes the study of human values and the inter-relatedness of the world'sknowledge and cultures. The curriculum prescribes for all students a basic framework from which they choose courses. Thisframework consists of a set of general education requirements and 39 major fields in which students can pursue studies indepth.
  • Guilford College provides opportunities for extracurricular involvement, guidance for students intransition, and assistance for students needing to withdraw from or temporarily leave the institution.
  • Guilford College is located in northwest Greensboro, which is the third largest city in NorthCarolina. The city's population is approximately 234,000, with approximately 1.3 million people living in the metropolitanarea.
  • Guilford College is named one of America's 25 "Hottest Colleges" in the Kaplan/Newsweek How to GetInto College Guide, 2006 edition and listed as "hottest for social conscience. Guilford is also listed in The Best 361Colleges, The Princeton Review, 2007 edition.
  • Four-year liberal arts, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association ofColleges and Schools.
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