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Study at Greensboro College

Greensboro College, or GC, was officially established in 1838. However, its origins can be traced back to the Greensboro Female College that was founded in 1833. The college campus is spread across 80 acres of land in Greensboro, North Carolina. Greensboro College's recent Enrolments have been over 1, 000 students representing more than 30 states and 27 nations. Students at the Greensboro College can choose from over 30 undergraduate majors in the fields of art, music, education, mathematics, and computer science, among others. Master's degrees in arts and education are also awarded. The sports teams of Greensboro College are nicknamed the Pride. The athletics department sponsors around 15 teams in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, swimming, softball, and volleyball. The teams compete in the USA South Athletic Conference, and the NCAA.

Profile of Greensboro CollegeGreensboro is found in Greensboro, NC. Greensboro is a medium-sized city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its United Methodist identity. Greensboro is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at the school.

Course Topics

Greensboro has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in music, drama and performing arts, education and teaching, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Greensboro Selectivity

Admission to Greensboro is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 400. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 410 and 540.

Greensboro maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 1, 180 in 2007 at Greensboro.

Student Life
Full-time students are the norm at the school. Greensboro offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. Greensboro values student athletics, and belongs to the Division III Independents.

Greensboro Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors

Education and Teaching57elementary school teaching, ESL instruction, early childhood education, physical education teaching, mental retardation education, middle school teaching
Business and Management45managerial economics, accounting
Liberal Arts37sociology, interdisciplinary studies, political science, history, English, Spanish language, history courses, French language
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy20health and fitness, sports and fitness management, athletic trainer
Science12biology, chemistry
Drama and Performing Arts12acting, directing
Religion and Philosophy6religion
Therapy and Counselling4psychology
Art Studies3art studies
Contact: GreensboroGreensboro College

815 W Market St

Greensboro, NC 27401-1875

General Phone: (336) 272-7102

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