Guilford College Rankings

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#3494 of 14,131 In the World
#1015 of 2,597 In North America
#946 of 2,496 In the United States
#24 of 65 In North Carolina
#3 of 5 In Greensboro

Quick Review

Religion
Friends
Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$24,640 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,420
Graduates
9
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Guilford College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 78% 77% 79%
Applicants 3,660 1,693 1,967
Admissions 2,855 1,301 1,554
Freshmen enrolled full time 372 190 182

1,107 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
185 or 50%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1170
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Guilford College are 930-1170 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
160 or 43%
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

White 700 (49%)
Black or African American 365 (26%)
Hispanic 182 (13%)
Asian 68 (5%)
Two or more races 58 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 36 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 14 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,640/year
Average aid awarded
$28,900
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $20,704
$30-48K $20,202
$48-75K $21,683
$75-110K $24,823
$110K+ $30,723

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $39,400$5,400
Tuition in-state $39,400$5,400
Tuition out-of-state $39,400$5,400
Fee in-district $720
Fee in-state $720
Fee out-of-state $720

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,030
Combined charge for room and board $12,400
Room charge $6,000
Meal charge $6,400

Guilford College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 36
Psychology, General 27
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 21
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 16 2
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 15
Economics, General 14
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 13
English Language and Literature, General 12
Accounting 11
Fine & Studio Arts, General 11
Community Organization and Advocacy 10
History, General 10
Education, General 8
Political Science and Government, General 8
Chemistry, General 7
Computer and Information Sciences, General 7
Creative Writing 7
Sociology and Anthropology 7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 5
Philosophy 5
Public Health, General 5
Sustainability Studies 5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 4
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 4
Geology & Earth Science, General 4
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 4
Environmental Studies 3
German Language and Literature 3
Religion & Religious Studies 3
Accounting and Related Services, Other 2
African-American & Black Studies 2
Design and Applied Arts, Other 2
Mathematics, General 2
French Language and Literature 1
International & Globalization Studies 1
Music, General 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 298 2
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 49% 41% 60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%

Publications & Citations

Publications
280
Citations
10,199

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
136 / 3,971
Psychology
63 / 6,753
Business
36 / 1,542
Political Science
35 / 501
Social Psychology
33 / 5,130
Sociology
32 / 1,762
Medicine
28 / 1,588
Mathematics
25 / 692
Physics
25 / 1,592
Art & Design
19 / 104
Computer Science
17 / 403
Economics
17 / 302
Education Majors
16 / 507
Astrophysics and Astronomy
15 / 955
Environmental Science
15 / 142
History
15 / 8
Law
15 / 168
Math Teachers
14 / 655
Child Psychology
13 / 1,113
Chemistry
13 / 409
Biology
13 / 283
Public Policy / Administration
12 / 82
Philosophy
11 / 4
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
10 / 0
Demography
10 / 1,556
Statistics
9 / 35
Communications and Public Relations
8 / 79
Political Economy
8 / 9
Advertising
8 / 0
Geography and Cartography
7 / 8
Gender Studies
6 / 360
Classics and Ancient History
6 / 0
Criminology and Criminal Justice
6 / 52
Sports / Exercise science
6 / 944
Sexology
6 / 381
Engineering
6 / 141
Art History
6 / 4
Gerontology
5 / 429
Creative Writing
5 / 3
Development Studies
5 / 268

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 19
1992 6 19
1993 8 28
1994 2 41
1995 7 43
1996 5 65
1997 2 80
1998 3 80
1999 2 104
2000 4 83
2001 5 120
2002 6 109
2003 4 126
2004 3 151
2005 2 201
2006 12 225
2007 9 343
2008 8 268
2009 12 496
2010 9 526
2011 7 544
2012 24 684
2013 11 792
2014 8 715
2015 17 758
2016 11 647
2017 15 685
2018 11 509
2019 24 634
2020 13 751
2021 9 717

Guilford College alumni

  1. Zack Hample

    Zack Hample
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    writerbookseller
    Biography

    Zachary Ben Hample is an 44-year-old American baseball collector. He claims that he has collected more than 11,000 baseballs from Major League stadiums in North America, including Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th career hit and Mike Trout's first career home run.

  2. M. L. Carr

    M. L. Carr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    businesspersonbasketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Michael Leon Carr is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and American Basketball Association (ABA), and former head coach and General Manager of the Boston Celtics.

  3. Howard Coble

    Howard Coble
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-2015 (aged 84)
    Enrolled in Guilford College
    In 1958 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    John Howard Coble was a U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district, serving from 1985 to 2015. He was a member of the Republican Party. The district includes all or portions of ten counties in the northern-central part of the state, including portions of Greensboro and Durham.

  4. Doc Searls

    Doc Searls
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 76)
    Enrolled in Guilford College
    1965-1969 studied philosophy
    Occupations
    podcasterjournalist
    Biography

    David "Doc" Searls, is an American journalist, columnist, and a widely read blogger. He is a co-author of The Cluetrain Manifesto, author of The Intention Economy: When Customers Take Charge, Editor-in-Chief of Linux Journal, a fellow at the Center for Information Technology & Society (CITS) at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an alumnus fellow (2006–2010) of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and co-host of the Reality 2.0 Podcast.

All 11 notable alumni

General info

Founded 1837
Motto I strive for wisdom and virtue
Colors crimson, grey
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 260
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 5800 W Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, North Carolina, 27410-4108
United States
City population 299,000
Phone 3363162000
Fax +1 (336) 316 2954

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