North Greenville University
Tigerville, SC 29688-1892


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,534
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,720 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)

North Greenville University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,617 applications and 956 students were granted admission. North Greenville University is at the #57 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, 87% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 66% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT910 to 1310
ACT20 to 29

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, North Greenville University's tuition was $17,594 for all students regardless of residency (34.3% 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 North Greenville University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 38% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,945 (which is 10.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at North Greenville University in 2016-2017, was 243, which is 46% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,677 (which is 3.7% below 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, North Greenville University has enrolled a total of 2,534 students (2,016 students full-time and 518 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,534 students, 125 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 51% men and 49% women and 2,341 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 193 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 303 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 76%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Black/African American: 9%

Hispanic: 3%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at North Greenville University.

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
Theology And Religious Vocations 13% 152 16
Education 12% 136 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 11% 126
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 10% 110 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 6% 64
Psychology 5% 58 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 57 55
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 4% 42
Visual And Performing Arts 4% 42
Mathematics And Statistics 1% 14

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 North Greenville University 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 North Greenville University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,600. Last year, out of the total 768 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 707 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 756 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 650 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,600 $31,300
Employment Rate 92% 86%
Total Graduates 768 756

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of North Greenville University.

Furman University
10.8 mile away
Brevard College
23.4 mile away
Wofford College
25.8 mile away
Converse College
26.7 mile away
Warren Wilson College
37.6 mile away
Montreat College
40 mile away
Limestone College
40.8 mile away
Anderson University
41.2 mile away