Guilford College

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Guilford 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. There are around three thousand students enrolled each year at Guilford College.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 1390 (25th percentile) - 1770 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 20 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants that get into Guilford College. We were able to estimate the Guilford College average GPA (3.06 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 68% of all those students that apply are admitted to Guilford College, from which 20% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Guilford College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Guilford College was reported as 68.2% in Fall 2013 with over 3,030 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: 1390 - 1770
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Guilford College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Guilford 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 Guilford College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 62.3%
  • 2010-2011: 53.1%
  • 2011-2012: 64.3%
  • 2012-2013: 80.0%
  • 2013-2014: 68.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 68.5%

How Does Guilford College Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Guilford College is twenty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Greensboro College78.3%
Bennett College for Women82.6%
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 Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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


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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 610
Math480 - 580
Writing450 - 580
Total Score1390 - 1770
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score20 - 26
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