Greenville College
Greenville, IL 62246


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system 4-1-4
Total enrollment 1,211
Religious affiliation Free Methodist
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 812 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Greenville College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,093 applications and 632 students were granted admission. Greenville College is at the #56 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 79% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 21% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT840 to 1080
ACT18 to 25
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Greenville College's tuition was $25,488 for all students regardless of residency (4.9% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Greenville College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 48% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,315 (which is 1.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Greenville College in 2016-2017, was 211, which is 81% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,273 (which is 6.4% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Greenville College has enrolled a total of 1,211 students (957 students full-time and 254 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,211 students, 87 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and 994 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 217 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 309 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 69%

Black/African American: 11%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%

Hispanic: 5%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Asian: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Greenville College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 36% 55 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 10% 15 13
Physical Sciences 9% 14
Philosophy And Religious Studies 7% 10
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 5% 8
Visual And Performing Arts 4% 6
Psychology 3% 4 0
Theology And Religious Vocations 3% 4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 2
Mathematics And Statistics 1% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Greenville College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Greenville College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,000. Last year, out of the total 750 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 698 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 675 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 608 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,000 $36,300
Employment Rate 93% 90%
Total Graduates 750 675

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Greenville College.

McKendree University
29.4 mile away
Blackburn College
36.8 mile away
Saint Louis University
47.8 mile away
Ranken Technical College
48.2 mile away
Principia College
50.7 mile away