Greenville Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Greenville Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Greenville, South Carolina

There are at least 9 colleges in Greenville, listed and described below. These schools represent 21,629 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 16,771 full-time students, and a reported 5,651 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Greenville Technical College, Bob Jones University and Furman University.

We also provide an extensive list of South Carolina Colleges.

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ECPI University

Greenville, SC

Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.


  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Virginia College

Greenville, SC

The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. We have a long history of offering new direction to students.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate
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Colleges in Greenville with Selective Admissions

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

Academy of Hair Technology
3715 E North St Ste F
Greenville, SC 29615-2363

  • Programs: cosmetology, manicurist, aesthetician and skin care
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 150 students, 178 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613-6162

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: political science, communication studies, history, business management, Spanish language, exercise science, biology, psychology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,951 students, 2,725 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 2,435 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 590-690. Math: 590-690. Writing: 580-680.
  • Flexibility: AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Greenville Colleges with Open Admissions

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

Bob Jones University
1700 Wade Hampton Boulavard
Greenville, SC 29614-0001

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: religious education, elementary school teaching, registered nursing, music performance, accounting, counseling psychology, bible studies, history
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 4,228 students, 4,135 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 3,216 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Greenville Technical College
506 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville, SC 29607-2416

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, automobile mechanics, liberal arts and sciences, business management, licensed practical nurse, data processing tech, physical therapist assistant, criminal justice and safety
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 14,300 students, 9,733 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option.
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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.)

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Students Dorms
Central Colleges 1 3,522 2,445 521

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