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Greensboro Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Greensboro Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Greensboro, North Carolina

There are at least 10 colleges in Greensboro, listed and described below. These schools represent 33,816 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 30,152 full-time students, and a reported 10,199 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina A & T State University and Guilford College.

We also provide an extensive list of North Carolina Colleges.

Featured Colleges in the Greensboro Area (QuickSchools™)

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South University


High Point, NC

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Program Categories: Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate, Master

Medical Careers Institute


Greensboro, NC

Start a great career in healthcare with Medical Careers Institute.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

Virginia College


Greensboro, NC

Set your career in motion at Virginia College.

  • Program Categories: Business
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate
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Colleges in Greensboro with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Bennett College for Women
900 E Washington St
Greensboro, NC 27401-3239

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: business management, psychology, social work, biology, interdisciplinary studies, mass communication, political science, elementary school teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 678 students, 672 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 540 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 360-450. Math: 350-440.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Greensboro College
815 W Market St
Greensboro, NC 27401-1875

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: managerial economics, elementary school teaching, English, sports and fitness management, biology, acting, accounting, music
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,180 students, 1,055 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 608 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 410-530. Math: 410-550. Writing: 410-520.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Guilford College
5800 W Friendly Ave
Greensboro, NC 27410-4108

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: psychology, criminal justice and safety, business management, English, accounting, biological and biomedical sciences, political science, biology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 2,688 students, 2,605 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,063 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 500-620. Math: 500-600. Writing: 480-610.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

North Carolina A & T State University
1601 E Market St
Greensboro, NC 27411

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: psychology, social work, business management, mass communication, college student counseling, registered nursing, electrical engineering, liberal arts and sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 10,498 students, 10,184 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 3,737 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 390-480. Math: 400-500. Writing: 380-460.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
1000 Spring Garden St
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, registered nursing, English, psychology, elementary school teaching, curriculum and instruction, exercise science, nursing science
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 18,627 students, 15,510 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 4,251 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 460-570. Math: 470-570. Writing: 450-550.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Greensboro Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Leons Beauty School
1305 COLISEUM BLVD.
Greensboro, NC 27403

  • Programs: cosmetology, electrolysis tech, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 143 students, 167 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Elon College Colleges 1 6,738 5,456 2,964
Graham Colleges 1 12,833 3,925  
High Point Colleges 4 85,839 3,173 2,117
Jamestown Colleges 1 3,088 10,571  
Thomasville Colleges 1 19,788 3,399  
Wentworth Colleges 1 2,779 2,013  

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