Resources › For Students and Parents Guilford College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate, & More Share Flipboard Email Print Guilford College. Parkram412 / Wikipedia For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated September 30, 2017 Guilford College Admissions Overview: Interested students can apply to Guilford College with the school's application, or with the Common Application. Additional required materials include academic transcripts, and either SAT or ACT scores OR an academic portfolio with writing samples. Admissions Data (2015): Guilford College Acceptance Rate: 61%GPA, SAT and ACT graph for GuilfordNote: Guilford is test-optional and students can submit a writing portfolio instead of test scoresTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / - SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanTop NC colleges SAT comparisonACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What these ACT numbers meanTop NC colleges ACT comparison Guilford College Description: Guilford College is a highly-ranked private liberal arts college located in Greensboro, North Carolina. With ties to the Quakers, Guilford has always valued community, diversity, and justice. The college has been coeducational since its establishment in the 1830s, and it served as a station on the Underground Railroad. Today Guilford College wins high marks for both its value and its green efforts. The college has a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and it is one of the 40 schools featured in Loren Pope's well-regarded Colleges That Change Lives. In athletics, the Guilford Quakers compete in the NCAA Division III Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,809 (all undergraduate)Gender Breakdown: 48% Male / 52% Female86% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $34,090Books: $1,650 (why so much?)Room and Board: $10,222Other Expenses: $2,760Total Cost: $48,722 Guilford College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 100%Loans: 43%Average Amount of AidGrants: $21,038Loans: $6,351 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Management, Criminal Justice, English, History, Psychology. Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 74%4-Year Graduation Rate: 47%6-Year Graduation Rate: 61% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Lacrosse, Tennis, Basketball, Track and Field, Baseball, Cross Country, Soccer, GolfWomen's Sports: Basketball, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Guilford College, You May Also Like These Schools: East Carolina University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCampbell University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphEarlham College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphNorth Carolina State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphQueens University of Charlotte: Profile Barton College: Profile Mars Hills University: Profile University of North Carolina - Greensboro: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphElon University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphGreensboro College: Profile High Point University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAppalachian State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Guilford College Mission Statement: mission statement from from the Guilford website "Guilford College's mission is to provide a transformative, practical and excellent liberal arts education that produces critical thinkers in an inclusive, diverse, environment, guided by Quaker testimonies of community, equality, integrity, peace, and simplicity and emphasizing the creative problem-solving skills, experience, enthusiasm, and international perspectives necessary to promote positive change in the world."