History, VISION & Mission
We prepare students to thrive throughout their entire lives.
Founded in 1838, Greensboro College provides undergraduate and graduate students a true liberal-arts education that prepares them to thrive not just in the classroom and in student life, but into their future careers and throughout their lives. Greensboro College provides a coeducational and independent learning atmosphere with approximately 1,000 undergraduate students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia and seven foreign countries. We have 45 full-time faculty who teach 42 majors and more than 1,000 different courses directly to our students. We pride ourselves on our one-on-one contact between faculty and students. We consider ourselves a leader in academic advising and leadership development programs.
In addition, our 18-sport NCAA Division III athletic program is nationally recognized and a member of the USA South Conference. Our affiliation with the United Methodist Church affords students the opportunity to stay grounded in their faith and to grow spiritually. When searching for the college that best fits you, think about what’s most important to your overall experience and what will help guide you to a successful and prosperous future. If intellectual, personal and spiritual development is important to you, then your search ends here at Greensboro College.
Greensboro College is a Yellow Ribbon school and is also designated as a Military Friendly School.