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North Greenville College: Narrative Description


PO Box 1892
Tigerville, SC 29688-1892
Tel: (864)977-7000
Free: 800-468-6642
Admissions: (864)977-7052
Fax: (864)977-7177
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent Southern Baptist, 4-year, coed. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1892. Setting: 500-acre rural campus with easy access to Greenville. Endowment: $10.3 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $3322 per student. Total enrollment: 1,766. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 900 applied, 81% were admitted. 13% from top 10% of their high school class, 38% from top quarter, 68% from top half. Full-time: 1,559 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 207 students, 48% women, 52% men. Students come from 28 states and territories, 24 other countries, 21% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 9% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 7% 25 or older, 66% live on campus, 6% transferred in. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: interdisciplinary studies; business/marketing; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, internships. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, CPT. Required for some: interview, CPT. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: 8/18. Notification: continuous. Preference given to Baptists.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $16,300 includes full-time tuition ($10,350) and college room and board ($5950). Part-time tuition: $200 per hour. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Most popular organizations: Baptist Student Union, Fellowship of Christians in Service, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Black Student Fellowship, Education Club. Major annual events: Homecoming, Founders' Day, Miss NGC Pageant. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, controlled dormitory access. 1,200 college housing spaces available; 1,163 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Hester Memorial Library with 49,000 books, 2,930 microform titles, 536 serials, 5,644 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $398,682. 72 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Tigerville is a rural area adjacent to Greenville in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The climate is temperate. There are several civic and fraternal organizations and a Baptist Church in the community. Part-time employment is available. Local recreation includes hunting, fishing, rafting, fine arts and the advantages of nearby Greenville.

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