North Greenville University

North Greenville University

North Greenville University is a private, Christian liberal arts university located in northern Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. It is governed by the South Carolina Baptist Convention and was founded in 1891. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. North Greenville University is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Business
  • College of Christian Studies
  • College of Education
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Science and Math

North Greenville University's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams, which participate in intramural sports. The campus also hosts several student clubs and organizations including Student Alumni Association, Baptist Student Union (BSU), and Phi Beta Lambda National Business Society.

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Contacting North Greenville University

North Greenville University
7801 N. Tigerville Road
Tigerville , SC 29688-1892
General Phone: (864) 977-7000

North Greenville University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management92business management, accounting, international business, marketing
Liberal Arts64English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, history
Religion and Philosophy54bible studies, missionary studies, religious music, youth ministry
Education and Teaching43elementary school teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, music teaching, social studies teaching, biology teaching
Media31mass communication, journalism, broadcast journalism, radio and television
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy21parks and recreation studies, sports and fitness management, health and fitness
Therapy and Counseling17psychology
Drama and Performing Arts10drama, stagecraft
Music5music performance, music theory and composition, piano, voice
Fine Arts0fine arts

Number of programs and degrees for North Greenville University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree31935
Associate's degree63
Master's degree332

North Greenville University Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Greenville University had a total enrollment of 2,094 students (2,088 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 49%
Women 51%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 94%
Graduate 6%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 7%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 10%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 42%
20-21 30%
22-24 13%
25-29 4%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

North Greenville University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %
Part-Time 100 %

North Greenville University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal498693
SAT Math480640
ACT Verbal2130
ACT Math2130
ACT Composite2129

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT100%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT72%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

North Greenville University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,680
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,680
Room and board $ 6,720
Room charge $ 3,040
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,680
Books and supplies $ 1,400
Other expenses $ 4,700

Financial Aid:
North Greenville University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 344100)

North Greenville University Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track7744

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year16$61,57213$52,295
Associate professoracademic year22$53,1475$50,961
Assistant professoracademic year18$43,85210$42,202
Instructoracademic year21$39,55216$36,020
All faculty totalacademic year77$49,01744$43,931

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

North Greenville University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Division II Independents
Basketball Division II Independents
Baseball Division II Independents
Track Division II Independents

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports343771

North Greenville University Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

Broadcast Journalism
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Radio and Television

Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Piano and Organ
Voice and Opera

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Religious/Sacred Music
Youth Ministry

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets North Greenville University Apart:

% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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% students on athletic fin. aid
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% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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% of degrees in liberal arts
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% of degrees in drama and performing arts
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% of degrees in mathematics
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Top 18%North Greenville University % of degrees in mathematics
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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships
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