Guilford College

388 reviews
  1. Greensboro, NC
  2. 4 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    C+
Guilford College is ...
Private not-for-profit, Quaker
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
Address
5800 W Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27410

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
SAT Range
940-1190
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Recommended

Cost

Net Price
$25,738/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $18,544/ year
  • $30-48k
    $19,937/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,681/ year
  • $76-110k
    $27,993/ year
  • $110k+
    $29,890/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.18 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.22 responses
45%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.22 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,778Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 9 responses
Report
  • Social Justice Warrior
    33%
  • A combination of hipster and hippie
    22%
  • None. We're pretty simple lol
    22%
  • Hippie
    11%
  • Hipster
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
87%
of students say they don't have Greek life.23 responses
Poll
42%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.31 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
Report
  • Guilford
    31%
  • Extraordinary
    23%
  • Friend speaks my mind
    15%
  • Keep Guilford Weird
    15%
  • Different
    8%
  • Difficult
    8%

After Guilford College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.18 responses

Reviews

388 reviews
  • Excellent
    35
  • Very Good
    141
  • Average
    145
  • Poor
    40
  • Terrible
    27
I'm an adult student so I cannot comment on dorm conditions or anything like that. My experience with professors has been great! That's the key to success at Guilford and lots of other schools. Talk to advisors and other students to get a feel for various professors in whatever your major is, then take classes with the ones you feel you'll mesh well with. I would definitely choose this school again if I had it to do all over again. Class sizes are really small and we call professors by first names. Quakers are very unassuming people and don't go in much for flashiness or titles. I've learned so much in my time here and I can clearly see the difference in myself image and my entire thinking process since starting my college career here. They stress critical thinking and boy, do I think critically all the time now. This is a writing intensive school so if you don't like to write, or don't want to learn to write, you probably should go somewhere else!
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 6 months ago
The college is divided into many differnet subgroups. You've got the Athletes, you've got the Social Justice Warriors, you've got the druggies, and then you've got everyone else, which is where I fit in. Honestly, if you don't fit into any of the first three categories, re-consider going here. I only went because they gave me a good scholarship, but my department is really ignored by the rest of campus. Computer Science at Guilford is a joke, and most of the students in my classes are Continuing Education students. The IT department locks down Guilford's internet, which leaves many programs unable to work as they cannot connect the their servers. IT refused to make any exceptions for students, even for students taking a Networking Class.
  • College Sophomore
  • 7 months ago
Sexual assault if reported on campus to the college is a basically a 'peer review' process. You do not need proof that it happened to get expelled. Also, the 2 main people in charge of judicial procedures, specifically sexual assault, were fired this year because they could not answer very important questions during a student seminar on sexual assault. The athletes are not expected to go to the many sexual assault prevention seminars, but those in clubs are. Even though the highest number assailants are athletes.

If you do not like someone, it would be very possible to get into a judicial hearing of sexual assault against a person, and make them seem much more of an assailant than what might of happened.
  • College Freshman
  • 10 months ago