Guilford College Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Guilford College is 15:1, and the school has 54.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Guilford College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; Social Sciences; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 76 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Foreign languages
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 18%
Psychology 11%
Social Sciences 10%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 9%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 100%
Service learning 51%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 27%
Learning communities 20%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 76%
4-year graduation rate 47%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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