Guilford College Rankings

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In the World#3425 of 14178
In North America#1000 of 2629
In the United States#927 of 2528
In North Carolina#23 of 66
In Greensboro#3 of 5

Quick Review

Religion
Friends
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$23,738 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,525
Graduates
11
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Guilford College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%74%76%
Applicants3,3051,5051,800
Admissions2,4791,1101,369
Freshmen enrolled full time380192188

11 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
208 or 55%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 970
or below

75% of them
had 1170
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Guilford College are 970-1170 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
184 or 48%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Guilford College are 17-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White791 (51%)
Black or African American355 (23%)
Hispanic174 (11%)
Asian72 (5%)
Two or more races61 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown52 (3%)
Nonresident Alien27 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,738/year
Average aid awarded
$28,060
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$19,885
$30-48K$19,014
$48-75K$20,349
$75-110K$25,918
$110K+$29,372

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$37,920$7,200
Tuition in-state$37,920$7,200
Tuition out-of-state$37,920$7,200
Fee in-district$610
Fee in-state$610
Fee out-of-state$610

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity883
Combined charge for room and board$11,800
Room charge$5,800
Meal charge$6,000

Guilford College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies266
Psychology, General26
Business Administration and Management, General25
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General19
Accounting16
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management16
Community Organization and Advocacy15
Biology & Biological Sciences, General14
English Language and Literature, General13
Computer and Information Sciences, General13
Fine & Studio Arts, General10
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other7
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance7
Education, General6
Political Science and Government, General6
Environmental Studies6
History, General5
Sustainability Studies5
Sociology and Anthropology5
German Language and Literature5
Economics, General5
Geology & Earth Science, General4
Creative Writing4
Religion & Religious Studies3
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other3
Chemistry, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Mathematics, General3
Philosophy3
Music, General2
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution2
Design and Applied Arts, Other2
Physics, General1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Public Health, General1
Accounting and Related Services, Other1
Grand Total2866
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate56%50%64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%

Publications & Citations

Publications
301
Citations
9,434

Publication count by topic

Psychology
63
Sociology
44
Political science
30
Philosophy
17
History
17
Physics
17
Economics
16
Mathematics
14
Biology
13
Art
11
Computer science
9
Chemistry
6
Medicine
6
Geography
5
Business
4
Geology
3
Engineering
2
Materials science
2
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology10621,721
Political science1471374
Psychology15854,206
Physics19091,250
Philosophy200711
Economics2169432
History23068
Business2750250
Geology275096
Art32011
Engineering432351
Mathematics467050
Biology4741168
Chemistry4833124
Geography49117
Materials science529713
Computer science546229
Medicine560828

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990119
1991219
1992617
1993831
1994240
1995643
1996567
1997275
1998372
1999292
2000480
20015104
2002497
20034112
20043140
20052171
200611184
20077312
20088241
200911430
20108472
20117493
201216634
201311707
20146634
201515691
20169581
201712578
201811375
201914449
20209580

General info

Founded1837
WikipediaGuilford College
MottoI strive for wisdom and virtue
Colorscrimson, grey
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff349
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address5800 W Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, North Carolina, 27410-4108
United States
City population280,000
Phone3363162000
Fax+1 (336) 316 2954

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