Greensboro College

Greensboro College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Greensboro College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Greensboro College was awarded 50 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is teaching English or French.

Overall Quality

Greensboro College landed the #1,441 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Greensboro College held the #1,478 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Greensboro College is also ranked #29 out of 113 schools in North Carolina.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Greensboro College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Greensboro College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 41%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 57% of students accepted to Greensboro College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 570. Math scores were between 460 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Greensboro College  ( 470 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for Greensboro College  ( 460 to 570 )
Greensboro College received ACT scores from 55% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 22.

ACT Composite Scores for Greensboro College  ( 17 to 22 )

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Greensboro College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Greensboro College is an impressive 9 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Greensboro College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Greensboro College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Greensboro College is 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Greensboro College is 27%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  27 out of 100

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Greensboro College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 867 undergraduates at Greensboro College with 704 being full-time and 163 being part-time.

How Much Does Greensboro College Cost?

The overall average net price of Greensboro College is $18,764. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Greensboro College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,244 $18,459 $16,367 $22,177 $26,167

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Greensboro College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 Greensboro College, approximately 83% of students took out student loans averaging $7,991 a year. That adds up to $31,964 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Greensboro College is 14.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Greensboro College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Greensboro College make about $36,900 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 7% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Greensboro College make the most money.

Location of Greensboro College

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

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Contact details for Greensboro College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 815 W Market St, Greensboro, NC 27401-1875
Phone: 336-272-7102

Greensboro College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 28 majors graduated from Greensboro College. Of these students, 169 received undergraduate degrees and 65 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 30 NA
Business/Managerial Economics 23 NA
General Psychology 16 NA
Health Sciences & Services 15 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 12 NA
Drama & Theater Arts 9 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 9 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 9 NA
Business Administration & Management 7 NA
General English Literature 6 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Greensboro College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Greensboro College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 13 students took at least one online class at Greensboro College. This is a decrease from the 204 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 13 13
2017-2018 204 17
2016-2017 59 36
2015-2016 67 35
2013-2014 12 11

Learn more about online learning at Greensboro College.

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Notes and 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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