Guilford College: Review & Facts

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Guilford College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,465 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1837 and is one of the 9 schools located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Guilford College is affiliated with Friends Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
Guilford College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate or bachelor's degree.

Guilford College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Psychology, Criminal Justice, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
71%
The rate of student retention at Guilford College is fair at 71% (above North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Guilford College is average: 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at Guilford College is pretty decent - 15:1. Find out more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,400
Average tuition prices are extremely high - $31,000 a year. The additional fees at Guilford College not covered by tuition are about $400; this comes to $31,400 per year.

Read the details about Guilford College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
80%
As reported in recent data, 2,549 applications were submitted and 2,040 were accepted; so it is easy to be accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Guilford College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Guilford College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Guilford College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Guilford College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,100 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime data, Guilford College appears to be a relatively safe school. This institution has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Guilford College Location and Maps



Post Address: Guilford College, 5800 W Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, North Carolina 27410-4108, USA
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