Greensboro College

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Greensboro College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Greensboro, NC, a predominately urban area. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled at Greensboro College.

The majority of students getting into Greensboro College got an SAT score within the range of 900 to 1100, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 16 to 21. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Greensboro College average GPA ranges from 2.71 to 3.04 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 77 percent with 21 percent of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Greensboro College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Greensboro College was reported as 77.1% in Fall 2020 with over 1,140 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 16 - 21
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Greensboro College?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Greensboro College have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Greensboro College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 36.2%
  • 2017-2018: 40.7%
  • 2018-2019: 44.5%
  • 2019-2020: 77.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 51.8%

How Does Greensboro College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Greensboro College is thirty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bennett College for Women59.0%
Guilford College75.0%
University of North Carolina School of the Arts28.9%
Salem College80.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Greensboro College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading450 - 560
Math450 - 540
Total Score900 - 1100
ACT®Score Range
English14 - 21
Math16 - 20
Composite Score16 - 21
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