Greensboro College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,440
3.99% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$31,019
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
15.6%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
40.7%
2,192 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
1,001
78.4% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
16.4%
35 Graduates

About

Greensboro College is a higher education institution located in Guilford County, NC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Greensboro College were Kinesiology & Exercise Science (16 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (15 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (13 degrees).

In 2017, 165 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Greensboro College. 49.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (88 degrees), 2.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Greensboro College is $28,440, which is $3,246 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Greensboro College is $28,440, which is $3,246 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,019.

In 2017, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,440
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Greensboro College was $28,440. The cost of tuition at Greensboro College is $3,246 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$31,019
2017 Value
17.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Greensboro College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,019. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Greensboro College grew by 17.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,200
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Greensboro College was of $10,200 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 1.09% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Greensboro College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 17.3% with respect to 2016, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
15.6%
2016 Default Rate
51
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Greensboro College was 15.6%, which represents 51 out of the 327 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Greensboro College received 2,192 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 18.4% annual decline. Out of those 2,192 applicants, 892 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 40.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,001 students enrolled at Greensboro College in 2017, and 57% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Greensboro College has an overall enrollment yield of 25%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

40.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
892
Accepted Out of 2,192

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Greensboro College was 40.7% (892 admissions from 2,192 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 36.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -18.4%, while admissions declined by -8.42%.

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SAT Scores

57%
Submission Percentage
128
Scores Submitted

57% of enrolled first-time students at Greensboro College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Greensboro College has a total enrollment of 1,001 students. The full-time enrollment at Greensboro College is 785 students and the part-time enrollment is 216. This means that 78.4% of students enrolled at Greensboro College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Greensboro College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 48% White, 31.9% Black or African American, 6.29% Hispanic or Latino, 4.9% Two or More Races, 1.5% Asian, 0.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Greensboro College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (29.1%), followed by White Female (23.5%) and Black or African American Male (18.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (46.7%), followed by White Female (13.3%) and Black or African American Female (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Greensboro College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,001 students. The full-time enrollment at Greensboro College is 785 and the part-time enrollment is 216. This means that 78.4% of students enrolled at Greensboro College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Greensboro College was 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Greensboro College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    480
  2. Black or African American
    319
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    63

The enrolled student population at Greensboro College is 48% White, 31.9% Black or African American, 6.29% Hispanic or Latino, 4.9% Two or More Races, 1.5% Asian, 0.3% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1 fewer women than men received degrees from Greensboro College. The majority of degree recipients at Greensboro College are white (88 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Greensboro College is Kinesiology & Exercise Science (16 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (15 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (13 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Greensboro College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees awarded), Education (62 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Greensboro College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,933,255 people), Secondary school teachers (331,349 people), Education administrators (277,257 people), Other managers (166,907 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (160,071 people).

The most specialized majors at Greensboro College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees awarded), Education (62 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Protective Services (15 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Greensboro College are Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Greensboro College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees awarded), Education (62 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Protective Services (15 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Greensboro College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,848,898 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (371,116 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (331,363 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (188,403 people), and Legal services (140,557 people).

The most specialized majors at Greensboro College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees awarded), Education (62 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), History (4 degrees), and Protective Services (15 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Greensboro College.
Most Common
  1. 16 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 15 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 13 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Greensboro College was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 16 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 83
  2. 82

In 2017, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Greensboro College, which is 1.01 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (82).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Greensboro College in Teacher Education, which is 1.74 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 19 degrees were awarded to women at Greensboro College in Teacher Education, which is 0.576 times less than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

27%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 27% of students graduating from Greensboro College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Greensboro College is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    88 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Greensboro College is white (88 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (30 degrees).

10.9% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    49 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Greensboro College is white female (49 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (39 degrees).

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Operations

Greensboro College has an endowment valued at nearly $22.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.97M (8.61%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Greensboro College had a total salary expenditure of $18.2M. Greensboro College employs 24 Professors, 14 Assistant professors, and 5 Associate professors. Most academics at Greensboro College are Male Professors (15), Female Professors(9), and Male Assistant professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Greensboro College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 28 employees, Management, with 12 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.9M
2017 Endowment
9.22%
growth from 2016

Greensboro College has an endowment valued at about $22.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Greensboro College grew 9.22% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.3M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $229k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Greensboro College received $229k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.79M
2017 Salaries
7.65%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Greensboro College paid a median of $7.79M in salaries, which represents 42.8% of their overall expenditure ($18.2M) and a 7.65% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.39% growth from 2015 and a 1.67% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.53M
Instructional Salaries
46
Number of Employees

In 2017, Greensboro College paid a total of $2.53M to 46 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Greensboro College were Professor with 24 employees; Assistant professor with 14 employees; and Assistant professor with 5 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Greensboro College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees; Management with 12 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Greensboro College was Male Professor with 15 employees, Female Professor with 9 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Greensboro College.

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