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North Greenville University is a private institution that was founded in 1892. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,215, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 300 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. North Greenville University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 30. Its tuition and fees are $14,772 (2013-14).
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An education at NGU is regarded as preparation for effective Christian service and witness. The Bible, as the inspired and infallible Word of God, is the solid foundation of the curriculum and the basis of the philosophy of education and of life.
Affiliated with and committed to the South Carolina Baptist Convention, North Greenville University is a coeducational liberal arts institution that provides opportunities for higher education in a Christian atmosphere. The University strives to prepare students to become better, contributing members of society by educating the whole person through an integration of academic discipline, a Christian lifestyle, and an enriched cultural experience while offering students the best opportunities for spiritual growth, academic training, and Christian service. Christ must be the center of the campus for the purpose of Christian education and Christian character-building. North Greenville University offers a quality education in a biblically sound, Christ-centered environment.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Southern Baptist Convention|
When applying to North Greenville University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 22. The application fee at North Greenville University is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 60.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||60.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 22|
The student-faculty ratio at North Greenville University is 14:1, and the school has 71.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at North Greenville University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Theology and Religious Vocations; Education; and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||38%|
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North Greenville University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,215, with a gender distribution of 49.1 percent male students and 50.9 percent female students. At this school, 68 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 32 percent of students live off campus. North Greenville University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
North Greenville University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. North Greenville University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at North Greenville University, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at North Greenville University.
|Students who have cars on campus||80%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At North Greenville University, 56.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $3,367.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$14,772 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,654 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data