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Guilford College

Greensboro, NC

Guilford, founded in 1837, is a church-affiliated college. Its 340-acre campus is located in northwest Greensboro in the Piedmont section of North Carolina. Campus architecture reflects a Georgian Colonial influence.

Web Sitewww.guilford.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,809
   Women942 (52.1%)
   Men867 (47.9%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate77% of 2,620 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.18
SAT Math513 average
430-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading22 average
440-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing499 average
ACT Composite488 average
19-26 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$48,690
Tuition and Fees
$34,340
Room and Board
$10,000
Average Percent of Need Met68%
Average Freshman Award$26,190
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$20,682

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
104
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Greensboro Population279,639
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 93% of freshmen, 75% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Mascot 
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.8% Asian
24.7% Black/African-American
6.9% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.8% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students1.7% from 17 countries
First-Year Students Returning74.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
47.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
73%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.44 3.82 567 630 25
Low 3.00 3.20 540 570 19
High 3.90 4.52 590 690 30
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