North Greenville University Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of North Greenville University

North Greenville University (NGU) is a private Christian institution associated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. The campus is situated in Tigerville, South Carolina, a small town situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Academics are backed by a 14 to 1 student/faculty ratio. Outside of the classroom, students will find plenty of opportunities to engage with the campus community via many clubs and organizations. In athletics, the NGU Crusaders play in the National Christian College Athletic Association and the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas.


  • Total Enrollment: 2,663 (2,408 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 47% Male/53% Female
  • 84% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $21,120
  • Books: $2,244
  • Room and Board: $10,240
  • Other Expenses: $4,448
  • Total Cost: $38,052

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 92%
  • Mean Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $14,218
    • Loans: $4,495

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration and Management, General; Health and Wellness, General; Bible/Biblical Studies; Sport and Fitness Administration/Management; and Elementary Education and Teaching

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 41%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball
  • Women’s Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Cheerleading, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

Overview of North Greenville University Admissions

North Greenville University, with an acceptance rate of 60%, is accessible to interest applicants. Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants must complete an online application and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Glowing recommendation letters can bolster your application, along with being involved with student organizations and attempting a challenging course load. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the application process’s next steps. Interested students should check out the university’s website, which has helpful tips and contact information for the admissions offices.

Admissions Data             

  • North Greenville University Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Test Scores — 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 420/660
    • SAT Math: 430/660
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Cumulative: 21/30
    • ACT English: 21/31
    • ACT Math: 20/28
    • ACT Writing: -/-

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for North Greenville University, it should be easy to gain admissions to the schools below. If North Greenville University is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

Syracuse University, University of Texas at El Paso, University of California, Merced, California State University Sacramento, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, California State University Northridge, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, California State University East Bay

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for North Greenville University, you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

Washington State University, East Carolina University, Texas State University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Old Dominion University, Georgia State University, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will Be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than North Greenville University. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, you’ll be a competitive candidate.

Quinnipiac University, Ohio University, University of Alabama, University of Texas at Arlington, Pace University, University of North Texas, California State University Long Beach

Applying to North Greenville University

Application Deadline: August 22

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