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 1170 to 1500, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 15 to 21. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Greensboro College average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.04 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of 78 percent with 19 percent of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Greensboro College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Greensboro College was reported as 78.3% in Fall 2013 with over 1,310 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

  • SAT Scores: 1170 - 1500
  • ACT Scores: 15 - 21
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Greensboro College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Greensboro College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions 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

  • 2009-2010: 58.2%
  • 2010-2011: 41.0%
  • 2011-2012: 51.3%
  • 2012-2013: 46.7%
  • 2013-2014: 78.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 59.3%

How Does Greensboro College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Greensboro College is forty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bennett College for Women82.6%
Guilford College68.2%
High Point University64.2%
University of North Carolina School of the Arts45.2%
Salem College58.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Greensboro College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading390 - 500
Math400 - 520
Writing380 - 480
Total Score1170 - 1500
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math16 - 23
Composite Score15 - 21
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