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Guilford College Overview

Guilford College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Greensboro, North Carolina. The city atmosphere of Greensboro makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Guilford College Known For?

349 Undergraduate Awards
$36,055 Avg Cost After Aid
91% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Guilford is the master's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 55% of the faculty were full-time.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Guilford has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#44 Highest Paid History Graduates College Factual
#44 Highest Paid History Graduates College Factual

Where Is Guilford College?

Location of Guilford College

Contact details for Guilford are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5800 W Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410-4108
Phone: 336-316-2000
Website: https://www.guilford.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/guilfordcollege
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GuilfordCollege

How Do I Get Into Guilford?

You can apply to Guilford online at: https://apply.guilford.edu/apply/?pk=UNDER

Admission Requirements for Guilford

Submission Required?
High School GPA considered but not required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript considered but not required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Guilford?

91% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women
Guilford has the high acceptance rate of 91%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 89%, and the acceptance rate for women is 93%.

Can I Afford Guilford College?

$36,055 Net Price
69% Take Out Loans
7.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Guilford is $36,055. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Guilford, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $6,643 a year. That adds up to $26,572 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Guilford is 7.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Guilford College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,388 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,567 undergraduate students at Guilford, with 1,388 being full-time and 179 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Guilford

There are also 9 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,388 full-time undergraduates at Guilford, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Guilford

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Guilford College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Guilford Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 79
Black or African American 330
Hispanic or Latino 132
White 754
International Students 20
Other Races/Ethnicities 73

Geographic Diversity

North Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Guilford College. At this time, 28 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 18 countries are represented at Guilford. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, China, and Angola.

Online Learning at Guilford College

0 Took All Classes Online

Guilford College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Health & Physical Education 35 0 35
Criminal Justice & Corrections 26 6 32
General Psychology 32 0 32
Business Administration & Management 26 0 26
Accounting 20 0 20
Health/Medical Prep Programs 20 0 20
General Biology 15 0 15
General English Literature 15 0 15
Community Organization & Advocacy 15 0 15
Computer Information Systems 13 0 13
Natural Resources Conservation 10 0 10
Fine & Studio Arts 10 0 10
Political Science & Government 9 0 9
Information Technology 8 0 8
General Education 8 0 8
History 8 0 8
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 7 0 7
Sociology & Anthropology 7 0 7
Sustainability Science 6 0 6
Religious Studies 6 0 6
Geological & Earth Sciences 6 0 6
Germanic Languages 5 0 5
Economics 5 0 5
Writing Studies 4 0 4
Chemistry 4 0 4
Ethnic Studies 3 0 3
Romance Languages 3 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 3
Philosophy 3 0 3
Design & Applied Arts 3 0 3
Drama & Theater Arts 3 0 3
Music 3 0 3
International Studies 2 0 2
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 2 0 2
Physics 2 0 2
Public Health 1 0 1
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1 0 1
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0
TOTAL 349 6 355

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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