FAQs


Admissions FAQ

1.  What are the admissions requirements?  

The student who gains admission to Greensboro College has demonstrated by his or her performance during high school and/or college a commitment to learning, leadership and promise of success.  Admissions decisions are based on many factors. The most important factor is the student’s academic curriculum. 

A recommended high-school curriculum that provides good preparation for Greensboro College includes:

  • English (4 units)
  • Mathematics (3 units, must include Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2)
  • Science (2 units, of which one must be a laboratory science)
  • History (2 units)
  • Foreign language (2 units of the same language)
  • Electives (music, art, physical education and/or social science)

A college curriculum that provides good preparation for Greensboro College includes coursework in:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • History

Other factors include the student’s grades, the profile of the student’s high school or college, standardized test scores (SAT, ACT, or TOEFL), extracurricular involvements and the “Opportunity for Expression” (also known as the application essay). Interviews are not required but are strongly encouraged. Letters of recommendation are optional but always welcome.

2. Is there an application deadline?

Greensboro College operates on a rolling basis therefore, we do not have an application deadline. We encourage students to apply as early as possible to maximize opportunities for financial assistance.  The priority date to be considered for the Honors Program is February 1, 2015.

3. What type of scholarships and financial aid are available, and how do I apply?

Each student accepted into Greensboro College is reviewed for merit scholarships.  Merit scholarships are awarded regardless of financial need and are renewable for an additional three years based on the student’s grade point average.   

We strongly encourage all students to file the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) in order for us to consider you for additional aid programs to help meet your cost of attendance at Greensboro College.

Here is a list of additional scholarships and grants available.

 

Need-based


Each year, we offer our students need-based scholarships to help them achieve their academic goals. Our Office of Financial Aid is committed to assisting every student with options to pay for their Greensboro College education. Scholarships are awarded based on the student’s need as computed from his or her FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Our FAFSA Code is 002930.

 

 

Performance Activity Grants


Students could be eligible for activity grants recognizing performance in the Greensboro College concert bands and vocal groups. Only limited numbers of activity grants are available to students.

 

 

United Methodist


Recognizing our heritage as a Methodist-affiliated college, we offer up to $2,000 scholarships to Methodist students.

 

 

Fine arts


Students with outstanding talents in theatre, music or art may be considered for a fine arts scholarship. Auditions and portfolio evaluations are required. A fine art student may be eligible for a partial academic merit scholarship.  Fine Arts students are not eligible for the full amount if receiving a fine arts scholarship.

 

View Scholarship Information

4. Who is my admissions counselor? 

View Admissions Information (scroll down)

5. How do I submit my $200 enrollment deposit?

We are pleased you have chosen to attend Greensboro College this fall!  You may log into your Pride Page and pay on-line at https://empowerweb.greensboro.edu/fusebox.cfm If you prefer, you may send a check, money order or pay by credit card.