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Is Guilford a Good School for the Money?

Guilford College Value Report

Is a Guilford degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within North Carolina, Guilford Offers Average Quality for a High Price.

Below Average North Carolina Value
Top 50% North Carolina Quality

Guilford College is ranked #25 out of #56 in North Carolina for quality and #44 out of #50 for North Carolina value.

This makes it average quality that is overpriced in the state.

State Value Ranking  44 out of 50
Great Value
State Value Score  12.00 out of 100
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Guilford financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Average National Quality

Guilford College is ranked #1,228 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Guilford College is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1228 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  16.58 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
The University of Tennessee - Martin $86,578 A
Columbia International University $95,528 A
Arkansas State University - Main Campus $100,142 A-
Northern State University $105,705 A-
University of Wisconsin - Platteville $107,879 B+
Lee University $108,320 B+
Southern Utah University $116,417 B
Clarion University of Pennsylvania $118,155 B
Wichita State University $137,085 D
Guilford College $148,907 F
Moore College of Art and Design $180,041 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $148,907 in Total

The average Guilford student's degree will cost an estimated $148,907. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $36,055 and a typical 4.13 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $36,055
Average Years to Graduate 4.13
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $148,907

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Guilford net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Guilford cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$131,309 In-State With Aid
$219,303 Avg Cost No Aid
4.13 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Guilford value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $219,303 #1,311 F
All Students $148,907 #1,228 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $131,309 #1,150 D-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $219,303 #39 D-
All Students $148,907 #44 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $131,309 #40 D-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of North Carolina.

About 100% of Guilford students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Guilford financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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