64%

Acceptance Rate

$25,113

Avg.Financial Aid

002931

FAFSA Code

About Guilford College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,576

Website

https://www.guilford.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Friends

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Greensboro, NC, Guilford College is a private, Friends university. Guilford College occupies a total area of about 340 acres. In 1837, Guilford College was founded. The motto of the Guilford College is I am striving for wisdom and virtue and its official colors are crimson and gray. The total enrolment stands at 2,137 students at Guilford College. Around 1,525 and 11 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 118 who teach various courses to the students. Guilford College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At GC around 52% are white, 23% are Black or African American, and 11% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 86% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 53% of the students are females and 47% are males. In its 183 years of existence, GC has produced several known personalities like M. L. Carr, Howard Coble, World B. Free, and David, Searls. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. GC offers a total of 63 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). The total endowment of the Guilford College is around $86 million.

Location & Contact

Address

5800 W Friendly Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3363162000
Fax: 3363162954
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Guilford College at the 643rd position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

64%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Considered but not required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Guilford College has 1 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 970-1170 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Guilford College, must score 20 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 17 are also given admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 5800 W Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, North Carolina 27410-4108. To gather more information, they can call them at (336) 316-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,419

Average Annual Cost

$36,460

Books And Supplies

$1,650

Other Fees

$660

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,200

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,800

Total One Year Cost

$52,770

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to GC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $53,100. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($38,530), books and supplies ($1,270), room and boarding ($11,800), and budget for other expenses ($1,500). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

68%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$108

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

51 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

48 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

43 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

41 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

41 Graduates

Biology, General

38 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

22 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

20 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

19 Graduates

History

19 Graduates

Political Science and Government

18 Graduates

Sociology and Anthropology

16 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

15 Graduates

Community Organization and Advocacy

13 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

11 Graduates

Biological and Biomedical Sciences,...

10 Graduates

Education, General

10 Graduates

Economics

9 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

9 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

8 Graduates

Chemistry

7 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

7 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

6 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

5 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

4 Graduates

International/Global Studies

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,567

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

41%

Full-time

89%

Part-time

11%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

53% White

2% Unknown

25% Black

9% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

28%

Out Of State

71%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$63,141 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 85% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

85%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,600/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,600/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,600/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Quakers

School Colors

crimson and grey

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

272

Total Female Athletes

125

Intramural Sports

16

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,800 per year. The average meal plan at GC costs around $5,600 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At GC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 47% and 53%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$36,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$22,000

$27,750

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$228 - 288

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,113

Students Receiving Federal Grants

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,016

Students Receiving State Aid

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,793

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,615

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$29,353

$30K - $48K

$29,105

$48K - $75K

$27,295

$75K - $110K

$24,024

> $110K

$21,411

In case the students at Guilford College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,298, whereas the financial aid is $23,196. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $5,088 and institutional aid worth $23,196.

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