Greensboro College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,500
35% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,483
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
14.6%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
77.1%
1,139 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,021
77% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
38.1%
85 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 Liberal Arts & Sciences (14 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (13 degrees), and General Psychology (13 degrees).

In 2019, 207 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Greensboro College. 64.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (104 degrees), 2.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Greensboro College is $18,500, which is $-8,780 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Greensboro College is $18,500, which is $-8,780 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,483.

In 2019, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,500
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Greensboro College was $18,500. The cost of tuition at Greensboro College is $-8,780 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$19,483
2019 Value
9.41%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Greensboro College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,483. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Greensboro College grew by 9.41%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,280
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Greensboro College was of $10,280 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.676% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Greensboro College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 85% 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.
14.6%
2017 Default Rate
49
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Greensboro College was 14.6%, which represents 49 out of the 336 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 1,139 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 42.4% annual decline. Out of those 1,139 applicants, 878 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.1% acceptance rate.

There were 1,021 students enrolled at Greensboro College in 2019, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Greensboro College has an overall enrollment yield of 20.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
878
Accepted Out of 1,139

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Greensboro College was 77.1% (878 admissions from 1,139 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 44.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -42.4%, while admissions declined by -0.114%.

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SAT Scores

65%
Submission Percentage
118
Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at Greensboro College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Greensboro College has a total enrollment of 1,021 students. The full-time enrollment at Greensboro College is 786 students and the part-time enrollment is 235. This means that 77% of students enrolled at Greensboro College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Greensboro College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.3% White, 27.1% Black or African American, 9.79% Hispanic or Latino, 5.29% Two or More Races, 1.18% Asian, 0.294% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Greensboro College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (27.3%), followed by White Female (23.6%) and Black or African American Male (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (24.4%), followed by White Female (9.76%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.54%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Greensboro College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,021 students. The full-time enrollment at Greensboro College is 786 and the part-time enrollment is 235. This means that 77% of students enrolled at Greensboro College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2019 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 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Greensboro College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    422
  2. Black or African American
    277
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    100

The enrolled student population at Greensboro College is 41.3% White, 27.1% Black or African American, 9.79% Hispanic or Latino, 5.29% Two or More Races, 1.18% Asian, 0.294% 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 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2019, 59 more women than men received degrees from Greensboro College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Greensboro College is white (104 degrees awarded). There were 2.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (42 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Greensboro College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (14 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (13 degrees) and General Psychology (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 (64 degrees), and English (8 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 (1,674,454 people), Secondary school teachers (608,533 people), Education administrators (341,944 people), Other managers (298,613 people), and Postsecondary teachers (275,716 people).

The most specialized majors at Greensboro College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees awarded), Education (64 degrees), English (8 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Psychology (13 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, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Actuaries, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Greensboro College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees awarded), Education (64 degrees), English (8 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Psychology (13 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 (3,306,061 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (618,913 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (344,818 people), Outpatient care centers (225,018 people), and Computer Systems Design (198,871 people).

The most specialized majors at Greensboro College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (17 degrees awarded), Education (64 degrees), English (8 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (15 degrees), and Psychology (13 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. 14 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 13 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 13 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Greensboro College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 14 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

74
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
133
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Greensboro College, which is 0.556 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (133).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Greensboro College in Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Instructor, which is 0.278 times less than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 36 degrees were awarded to women at Greensboro College in Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Instructor, which is 3.6 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
28%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 16% of students graduating from Greensboro College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Greensboro College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    104 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Greensboro College is white (104 degrees awarded). There were 2.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (42 degrees).

11.1% of degree recipients (23 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    62 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Greensboro College is white female (62 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (42 degrees).

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Operations

Greensboro College has an endowment valued at nearly $25.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.03M (4.03%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Greensboro College had a total salary expenditure of $18.4M. Greensboro College employs 22 Professors, 12 Associate professors, and 9 Assistant professors. Most academics at Greensboro College are Male Professors (14), Female Professors(8), and Female Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Greensboro College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 21 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 18 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$25.5M
2019 Endowment
6.55%
growth from 2018

Greensboro College has an endowment valued at about $25.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Greensboro College grew 6.55% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $15.2M 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. $351k - Federal
  2. $12.2k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Greensboro College received $351k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12.2k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.36M
2019 Salaries
2.86%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Greensboro College paid a median of $8.36M in salaries, which represents 45.4% of their overall expenditure ($18.4M) and a 2.86% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.3% growth from 2017 and a 7.65% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.56M
Instructional Salaries
46
Number of Employees

In 2019, Greensboro College paid a total of $2.56M to 46 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Greensboro College were Professor with 22 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 9 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Greensboro College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 21 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 18 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Greensboro College was Male Professor with 14 employees, Female Professor with 8 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 8 employees.

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

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