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North Greenville University Overview

North Greenville University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Tigerville, South Carolina. The rural area surrounding North Greenville is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

What Is North Greenville University Known For?

486 Undergraduate Awards
$26,058 Avg Cost After Aid
61% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at North Greenville.
  • In 2017-2018, 82% of the faculty were full-time.

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North Greenville University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at North Greenville.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Online Missionary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Missionary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Most Popular Theology & Religious Vocations Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is North Greenville University?

Location of North Greenville University

Contact details for North Greenville are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7801 N. Tigerville Road, Tigerville, SC 29688-1892
Phone: 864-977-7000

How Do I Get Into North Greenville?

You can apply to North Greenville online at:

Admission Requirements for North Greenville

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

How Hard Is It To Get Into North Greenville?

61% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
38% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 61%, North Greenville does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 55%, and the acceptance rate for women is 67%.

Average Test Scores

About 38% of students accepted to North Greenville submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 610. Math scores were between 470 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for North Greenville University  ( 460 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for North Greenville University  ( 470 to 660 )
North Greenville received ACT scores from 74% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 29. Math scores were between 19 and 29. Composite scores were between 19 and 28.

ACT English Scores for North Greenville University  ( 19 to 29 )
ACT Math Scores for North Greenville University  ( 19 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for North Greenville University  ( 19 to 28 )

Can I Afford North Greenville University?

$26,058 Net Price
92% Take Out Loans
7.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of North Greenville is $26,058. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At North Greenville, approximately 92% of students took out student loans averaging $4,168 a year. That adds up to $16,672 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at North Greenville is 7.0%. 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.

North Greenville University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,758 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,166 undergraduate students at North Greenville, with 1,758 being full-time and 408 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  North Greenville

There are also 260 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,758 full-time undergraduates at North Greenville, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  North Greenville

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of North Greenville University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of North Greenville Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 129
Hispanic or Latino 74
White 1,364
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 176

Geographic Diversity

South Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at North Greenville University. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 24 countries are represented at North Greenville. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Nigeria, and Colombia.

Online Learning at North Greenville University

173 Took All Classes Online
234 Took At Least One Class Online
12.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 7 bachelor’s degree and 11 master’s degree programs available online at North Greenville. In 2017-2018, 234 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at North Greenville has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 14th most popular in South Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of North Greenville

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at North Greenville University was 12.3%. This is the #1,195 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at North Greenville regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of North Greenville majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 11%
Business, Management & Marketing 3%
Curriculum & Instruction 40%
Education 32%
General Education 88%
General Psychology 35%
Missionary Studies 58%
Psychology 35%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 23%
Theology & Religious Vocations 13%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at North Greenville ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at North Greenville.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Missionary Studies #8
Biblical Studies #44
General Education #61
Curriculum & Instruction #62
General Psychology #69
Psychology #99
Theology & Religious Vocations #103
Criminal Justice & Corrections #179
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #188
Liberal Arts General Studies #188
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #200
Education #312
Business Administration & Management #378
Business, Management & Marketing #470

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

North Greenville University Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 70 45 0 115
Liberal Arts General Studies 62 0 0 62
Teacher Education Grade Specific 52 0 0 52
Biblical Studies 22 9 5 36
Health & Physical Education 35 0 0 35
Health Sciences & Services 27 0 0 27
General Biology 26 0 0 26
Teacher Education Subject Specific 21 5 0 26
General Psychology 23 0 0 23
Curriculum & Instruction 0 20 0 20
Allied Health Professions 0 20 0 20
Marketing 19 0 0 19
Missionary Studies 19 0 0 19
Journalism 17 0 0 17
Accounting 13 0 0 13
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11 0 0 11
General Education 8 0 0 8
General English Literature 8 0 0 8
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 8 0 0 8
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 6 0 0 6
Fine & Studio Arts 6 0 0 6
History 5 0 0 5
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 5 0 0 5
Drama & Theater Arts 5 0 0 5
Music 5 0 0 5
Mathematics 4 0 0 4
Sacred Music 3 0 0 3
International Business 2 0 0 2
Communication & Media Studies 2 0 0 2
Romance Languages 1 0 0 1
Political Science & Government 1 0 0 1
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 0 0 0 0
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 486 99 5 590


*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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